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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]