Do you keep bread in the pantry? Probably not. But the name implies that you do. The word ‘pantry’ comes from the Old French word panaterie—from pain, the French word for bread. In medieval times, meats were stored in a larder. Alcohol in the buttery. And bread in the pantry.
What do we really need in our lives and in our homes? Seriously, what do we really need? The whole “tidying up” craze, prompted by master organizer Marie Kondo, began in 2019. Her Netflix series urged us all to keep only those possessions and clothes that “spark joy.” And she urged us to part ways […]
Are you under the impression that the options for custom kitchen cabinets are somewhat limited? Think again! Classic Cabinets & Design is pleased to announce our new partnership with Crystal Cabinet Works, one of the largest and oldest cabinet manufacturers in the United States. Just know that there will be almost no limits in unleashing […]
Kitchen cabinetry is often the biggest and most visible investment you will make during a kitchen remodel and choosing it should be fun. To help you navigate the challenging process Classic Cabinets & Design wants to share our knowledge of cabinetry basics before you start your search.
We all want a big hug from our homes. We want to feel comfortable because we are, of course, at home. We want our spaces to appear inviting. And warm. Lived-in. Maybe the spaces feel more alive when they aren’t 100 percent pristine. It’s kind of like the difference between a stiff new pair of […]
DEAR FRIENDS: As our community continues to recover and move toward healing from the devastating Marshall Fire, Classic Cabinets & Design wants you to know that we are here to help. If you are a past client needing any of your previous order information for the insurance company, or if you plan to rebuild and […]
DEAR FRIENDS: As longtime members of the Louisville, Superior and unincorporated Boulder county communities, and watching so many of our neighbors deal with devastating losses from the Marshall Fire, Classic Cabinets & Design wants to convey a simple statement to our neighbors — we share your grief and support you. We stand with you and […]
What do buyers want now that the pandemic has changed dining out? Research indicates an updated kitchen and particularly a few high tech appliances. If you happen to be selling in the next year, or if you have no plans to sell just yet, these items still may be worth putting on your holiday wishlist.
Heading into the Holidays and snow season we’ll be spending a lot more time cuddled inside. Perhaps it’s time to design that kitchen remodel or bathroom refresh that you’ve been thinking about for years. Professional planning from our team of skillful (and cheerful!) designers will smooth the anxiety of a kitchen or bath remodel and […]
Happy Fall Equinox! Yes, summer is over, but the coming months of shorter days and pumpkin spice lattes also herald a chance to tackle those home improvement projects that keep us indoors! Whether you just want to freshen up your space or give your kitchen a new look for the holidays, fresh kitchen countertops might […]
The world seems to be opening up again, hallelujah! If you squint, flight prices aren’t even that bad (not really). Lucky for you, we have an alternative to crowded airports. The solution? Incorporate European style into your kitchen remodel. The rich history and culture embedded in European design provides ample amounts of inspiration. Below are […]
Tile is the icing on the cake to many spaces in your home. Imagine eating a cake with no frosting. Is it tasty? Sure. But the frosting makes it delicious! Tile is an integral part in any space; particularly splash zone spaces such as bathrooms and kitchens and tile makes cleanup So. Much. Easier. Bathrooms […]
Summer 2021 is here and so are new kitchen color trends. The change in weather undeniably brings new inspiration and desire to brighten up your kitchen. Color can be added in pops such as with accessories and décor. You can also go bold and incorporate color in your custom kitchen cabinets, backsplash, or walls. Finding […]
Spring 2021 is in full swing and it’s safe to say things are looking up. Even masks seem to be making their exit! With the return of indoor dining and parties, it’s time to get yourself, and your kitchen, back in order for entertaining. The opportunities for hosting are endless. Tapas, ice cream, maybe even […]
Did you know there is a silent war of the kitchen countertops underway? Who will emerge victorious in this evolving Game of Countertops (GoC)? In the war of kitchen materials it won’t be Jon Snow or Tyrion Lannister, but quartz countertops have risen up through the ranks to claim the throne over granite, marble and […]
There are some serious side effects to spending countless hours in our homes, as we are all doing these days. Can you say Cabin Fever? And the kitchen, which is the heart of the home, is really taking a beating (pun intended). Even small kitchen upgrades can make a big difference in your home and […]
Welcome to 2021. We made it! The majority of us spent more time in our homes than we ever thought possible last year. The home we once knew has taken on the role of office, school, bar, gym, and five-star (okay, three-star) restaurant. It has been witness to our emotional turmoil over The Office being […]
Walking through your unfinished kitchen in the middle of a remodel can be a big stress-inducer — like waiting around for your sister in law to finish The Undoing so you can argue about Hugh Grant. Or wondering if that chess orphan lady from the Queen’s Gambit is going to beat the Russians. Will your […]
Hello to all our friends, family and clients! The team at Classic Cabinets & Design would like to reiterate that yes, we are open and ready to transform your home in a safe and respectful way. If you’re still wondering how you’ll be comfortable with people working in your home, call us, and we’ll be […]
Entertaining at home seems to be the new-normal for the forseeable future. While you may have visions of bartenders dancing in your head, it’s also likely that your “garden level” is full of musty exercise equipment and boxes you still haven’t unpacked since college. How about turning that ping pong table you’re using for a […]
As we head into the fifth month of lockdown, you’ve already binge-watched all of Tiger King and Ozark, thrown away ten batches of failed sourdough starter and learned how to homebrew mead. Perhaps it’s time to (gulp) get off the sofa and move forward with an upgrade to those surroundings with which you’ve become a […]
We’ve all been spending more time inside than we would like, and looking at the same walls for months. As the world slowly reopens, perhaps it’s time to tackle that kitchen remodel or bathroom refresh that you’ve been thinking about for years. A clean, fresh start could make your indoor life not just tolerable, but […]
We’re all debating when and how we’re going to head back out into a world changed by coronavirus, but there’s no doubt we’re still going to be spending a lot of time in our kitchens. Wouldn’t it be great if you could inject some new life into the heart of your family home in a […]
In these challenging times, it’s safety first for all of us. But let’s face it, we’re going to be staring at the same walls for a while to come, and a lot of our walls could look better! Working from home, schooling from home, making every meal from home, doing everything at home is the […]
Holiday Goals: Cook the perfect turkey. Find the perfect tree. Impress the un-impressionable Aunt Karen. We might not be able to help with your turkey and tree, but we can definitely help you dress your kitchen to impress with a fresh new kitchen countertop remodel in less than two weeks.
As they always say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder! There are truly never any “wrong” color choices for your new kitchen remodel if it makes you feel happy. Let’s discuss a few trends in color and style to watch for this year if you just want to keep up with the Kardashians.
Holiday Goals: Cook the perfect turkey. Find the perfect tree. Impress the un-impressionable Aunt Kathy. We might not be able to help with your turkey and tree, but we can definitely help you dress your kitchen to impress with a fresh new kitchen countertop remodel in less than two weeks.
Backsplashes are one of the best ways to add a touch of personality, air of elegance or pop of color to your overall kitchen or bathroom’s design. But with so many materials and design options to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones will bring your unique style and vision to life.
Developing a personal decorating style can be difficult, whether you find yourself overwhelmed with all the options available or you simply never developed a style of your own. Don’t fret, as developing a personal style requires knowing some basic essentials of design and styling, which will help you develop your own individual style.
Cabinetry is often the biggest investment you will make during a kitchen renovation, so it’s important you know a few cabinetry basics before getting started. There are so many considerations and decisions to make during this process. Should you choose stained cabinets or painted cabinets? Should you choose wood, veneer, melamine or thermofoil? Do you want […]
Remodeling your kitchen can be nerve racking. Knowing what to expect can help allay your fears and make you better prepared for what’s to come. Here’s what to expect when remodeling: Inconvenience. Prepare for inconvenience. A remodeling project can turn your home and – on some days – your life upside down. A kitchen remodel will, of […]