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    How to Keep Kitchen Clean While Cooking

    Last updated 6 years ago

    Keeping your kitchen clean and organized while you are cooking may seem like a tedious and daunting task, but it is actually quite easy to accomplish.  

    This video teaches you how to clean as you cook so that when you are done preparing a meal, your kitchen is mostly clean. By cleaning as you cook, you will have less to do to tidy up your kitchen later.

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    Why a New Cabinet or Hutch Can Improve Your Home

    Last updated 6 years ago

    Though many homes come equipped with built-in cabinets, these spaces may not be enough to store your belongings. Cabinets and hutches can add style and extra storage space and can be placed in any room in your home. Here are a few reasons you should consider investing in freestanding cabinets:

    They’re Portable

    While cabinets and hutches are not designed to be moved around on a regular basis, they can be emptied and moved into other rooms in the house or to another location, if needed. This means you can buy them as permanent fixtures for the home or take them with you when you move.

    They’re Useful

    Cabinets and hutches provide a beautiful way to store your belongings. Anything can be stored in your cabinet—blankets, clothes, dishes, and towels are just a few common items.

    They’re Decorative

    Many cabinets and hutches are created from dark wood and have decorative edges, handles, and doors. You can have your cabinets designed specifically to display glasses and dishes, or you can utilize a closed design to store other belongings. Either way, your cabinet is sure to add an element of elegance to your home.

    They’re Practical

    Cabinets not only add style and value to your home, but they are also practical pieces of furniture. There is no installation or construction—you simply bring your cabinet home and set it up, and it is ready to go. You can even move it around until you find the perfect spot for it, because it is not a permanent fixture.

    For the widest selection of casual dining furniture in San Diego, including cabinets, hutches, bars, and bar stools, shop at Casual Dining & Bar Stools. For more information, visit our website or contact us at (858) 578-5881.

    How Casual Dining And Bar Stools Can Help You Transform Your Home

    Last updated 6 years ago

    Winter is over—so why not change up the rooms in your home to complement the new season? Check out these tips for creating an in-home bar, designing a kitchen, and selecting a dining room table that fits your lifestyle:

    • If you’re creating the perfect in-home bar, don’t forget to purchase the beverage items you need. Check out these tips on stocking your home bar from AskMen.com.
    • Are you considering a classic and comforting design for your new kitchen? Take a look at Martha Stewart’s farmhouse inspired kitchen.
    • Get some fresh dining room layout ideas to mix things up at your next dinner party from this article at HGTV.com.
    • Better Homes and Gardens describes the important roles that size and elbow room play in selecting a dining room table.
    • There are many things to consider when buying barstools, including style, comfort, and height. Learn how to narrow down the field with this article from ProfessorsHouse.com.

    Check out the largest selection of dining room furniture in San Diego at the Casual Dining & Bar Stools showroom. We can help you transform your home today! Call us at (858) 578-5881 for more information.

    China Cabinet Organization Tips

    Last updated 6 years ago

    Your china cabinet is one of your house’s best conversation pieces. Watch this video to learn how you can enhance your china display to make a great first impression.

    There are three basic rules for organizing your china: keep light or transparent items together, balance the look of your china by grouping similarities, and stack pieces in a presentable way. Using these guidelines, you can create a china display that makes for a magazine-worthy kitchen or dining room!

    If you’re shopping for an exquisite hutch to house your fine china, visit the Casual Dining & Bar Stools showroom in San Diego. Call us today at (858) 578-5881 for more information about our furniture selection.

    Taking a Look at Today's Kitchen Design Trends

    Last updated 6 years ago

    Whether you’re looking to freshen up your kitchen design or completely reimagine it, there are many exciting kitchen design ideas to consider. When recreating your kitchen, think about its color scheme, lighting, functionality, seating, fixtures, and appliances. Incorporate current kitchen furniture ideas into your design by learning a little more about what’s popular right now:

    Bold Colors and Bright Lights

    For kitchen color schemes, deep browns and bright whites are en vogue among interior designers. Consider furnishings and cabinets with sleek, dark wood as a lower base and complement them with lighter-colored counters and window treatments. You can even choose hanging light fixtures that feature colors from your design scheme, incorporating the ceiling into your overall kitchen theme.

    Dual-Purpose Dining Tables

    Some homeowners are opting to use a dining table as both a kitchen island and dining space—this is especially popular in modern apartments and homes without a dining room. The trend creates a communal dining experience, with food being cooked and served all around your guests.

    Barstools

    Perfect for serving breakfast with a side of conversation, barstools offer a great way to enjoy a meal while saving space. They also allow the host to prepare dishes while conversing with guests over the counter. Consider backless stools to retain a sense of openness. For barstools with back support, muted red leathers are gaining popularity.

    Farmhouse Flair

    Simple, functional old-world designs with a modern twist are also popular right now. Cast-iron sinks and classically inspired faucets mix familiar charm with up-to-date design. Farmhouse-inspired kitchens and old-fashioned Americana décor are also coming back.

    Accomplish the style you’ve always dreamed of for your kitchen with Casual Dining & Bar Stools’ “Selection Advantage.” We have the largest selection of casual dining pieces in San Diego. Call us today at (858) 578-5881 for more information about our dining room, casual dining, and kitchen furniture. 

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