Kitchens

10 Simple Hacks to a Stylish Kitchen

When life gives you lemons, try organizing them with these 10 simple hacks to a stylish kitchen.

Gold and White Bins in Organized Pantry

All you’ll need is a can of spray paint and a couple dollar store bins to achieve this expensive, metal look. Once you add labels, this stylish kitchen hack makes for the perfect organized pantry.

Labeled Containers in Organized Pantry

Photo by Melissa George

These clear containers are very much so eye-catching, but throwing on a label keeps us organized. Try storing your dry goods in this canister set and you’ll see just how much energy and space you’re saving. You can find this look at the Container Store. 

Labeled Baskets in Pantry

Indeed, nothing says “snack basket” like a woven basket. Add a simple tag of your choice and you’re on your way to a stylish, timeless, and organized look.

Smart Food Container Storage

Photo by Jules Frazer

We all love Tupperware, and Smart Food Container’s offer a variety of sizes and a range of colorful lids to requite our love. This trendy hack will keep your Tupperware from being misplaced, while adding an aesthetic flair to your kitchen.

Spice Storage Rail on Pantry Door

Photo by IKEA

If you are one to buy spices, this may be the stylish kitchen look for you. All you have to do is take a small window treatment rod or shop IKEA to get this Fintorp IKEA rail and Syrlig curtain clips. Simply mount this on the backside of a pantry door, and your spices will stay cool and dry, and out for a beautiful display.

Vertical Storage Space

Photo by Darling Dexter

If you want this look, get IKEA’s Grundtal kitchen series.

Not only is it your budget-friendly, stainless steel shelving system, it is a one-of-a-kind stylish look. It hangs on walls so that you make the most of your Kitchen counter-tops. Grabbing knives, forks, pots and pans has never looked so easy.

Make Use of the Space Around Your Fridge

Photo by Alan Chu

if you have a small kitchen, don’t leave that sliver of space between your fridge and the wall empty. How about making a DIY rolling pantry perfect for storing nonperishable goods. It frees up clutter elsewhere, while offering a sense of unique, stylish decor.

Vintage Untapped Space use

Photo by danbolig.dk

There’s a lot going on here, from the standard base cabinets being used for toe kick drawers to the curtain rod holding the essential utensils. Then there’s a small pot rack, hanging on the wall next to the stove, for quick and easy access.

 

Over the Sink Cutting Board

This is not your kitchen island, but it’s one heck of a way around it. The over-the-sink cutting board is a stylish, quick fix and brings your chopping and rinsing needs right to sink.

Create Kitchen Storage in a Nearby Room

A tiny kitchen can sometimes lose its glamour when cluttered, and it’s much too time consuming and costly to remodel. So why not use that nook or closet nearby and expand your kitchen with charm. Create an organized look with some of our listed simple ways to a stylish kitchen.

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Kitchens

5 Modern Kitchens in Homes For Sale Right Now in Chicago

Here’s the idea—on a night stroll down the magnificent streets of Chicago, you happen upon a 19th century home. The lights are on and the blinds are pulled back, so you take a good peek inside, and wow…surprised by all the modern renditions. Today, the modern kitchen isn’t only the fad for homes, it’s the new living room. So we’ve gathered a little something old, and something new, taking delight in today’s trendy kitchens.

469 N Paulina St # 201

$600,000

 

2717 N Lehmann Ct # 18

$890,000

 

1308 W Wellington Ave

$2,349,000

 

1519 N Wicker Park Ave

$1,400,000

 

1443 N Astor St

$12,590,000

 

1643 N Burling St

$2,950,000

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Décor, Kitchens

6 Gorgeous Chicago Kitchens You Have to See

Many say the kitchen is the heart of a home. (We’d have to agree.) Beyond a space to prepare and cook meals, the American household kitchen has slowly evolved into the epicenter of the modern home. Whether you like kitchens traditional or modern, all-white or colorful, there’s plenty of variety of kitchens in the Chicago real estate market. We’ve rounded up 6 of our favorite kitchens — all currently for sale.

 

Browse these 6 gorgeous Chicago kitchens:

1924 W. Patterson – $1,995,000

6 Bedroom / 5.2 Bath

1924 W Patterson

This Roscoe Village kitchen is generously sized and free-flowing, perfect for families and entertaining. A large kitchen island and surrounding countertops are outfitted in white quartz, while appliances are panelled to compliment millwork and wainscoting. You’ll also find a butler’s pantry, wine cooler, 2 dishwashers, and an additional prep sink. (Contact: Allen Johnson, al@menardjohnson.com)

 

1936 N. Honore – $2,495,000

6 Bedroom / 5.2 Bath

1936 N Honore

A sleek and sophisticated kitchen in Bucktown. Within an extra-wide and deep floor plan, the home features a stunning eat-in chef’s kitchen with an 11-foot island, two 30-inch Sub-Zero’s, 48-inch Wolf, 54-inch tall cabinetry and bonus butler’s pantry, all opening into a large family room. (Contact: Michael Walczak, 855-884-4461)

 

1319 W. Cornelia – $1,825,000

5 Bedroom / 4.2 Bath

1319 W. Cornelia

Located in Lakeview, this stunning kitchen features grey custom cabinetry with taupe subway tiles and a decorative herringbone inlay backsplash. Additional finishes include a Wolf range, quartzite counters and on-trend lantern lighting fixtures. Currently a pocket listing. (Contact: Chris Fixler, 847-340-4943)

 

451 E. Grand #4502 – $2,335,000

3 beds / 2.1 baths

451 E Grand

We can picture ourselves starting our mornings here. This kitchen is home to the new One Bennett Park development, located in Streeterville. The fully-equipped gourmet kitchen features white cabinetry and an over-sized island with ample seating. (Contact: Nicholas Anderson, 312-550-9388)

 

2221 N. Fremont – $4,200,000

5 Bedroom / 4.3 Bath

2221 Fremont

Regarded as one of the most desirable Lincoln Park streets, this home on Fremont is built with distinction. Contemporary architecture and top-notch craftsmanship encompasses almost 7,000 square feet of living space on an extra wide lot, including this kitchen outfitted with Italian custom cabinets and luxury finishes, fit for the most discerning chef. (Contact: Heather Gustafson, 312.399.9816)

 

1217 W. Cornelia – $1,850,000

5 Bedroom / 4.1 Bath

1217 W. Cornelia

Newly renovated two-flat home in Southport Corridor built by Barnett Homes. Beyond an inviting front foyer, step into this spacious chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry, Wolf andSubZero appliances, plus a breakfast nook, walk-in pantry and conjoining sun-filled family room. (Contact: Chris Fixler, 847-340-4943)

 

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