Recent Cabinets Articles


Decluttering Redefined

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 01, 2016

Spring is traditionally the time for decluttering, when many of us feel very virtuous as we dutifully divest ourselves of old, unused possessions. However, in the midst of all our sorting...


Genius Ways to Create a Pantry in a Pantry-less Kitchen

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 22, 2016

Whatever happened to pantries? These convenient mini (or sometimes not so mini) storerooms were a standard feature in houses built a century or so ago, but how about now? Many post-1950s...

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9 Hints to Help You Host in a Big Way in a Small Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 01, 2015

Entertaining guests is an act of love. Whether you're gathering the clan for a traditional holiday meal or putting up out-of-town friend overnight, hosting means opening up your home...

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Clever Uses for the Mysterious Space Atop Your Cabinets

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 22, 2015

Presenting one of life's little conundrums … what to do with that mysterious space between the tops of your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling. There are actually a couple of logical...

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Create a Cool Craft Station for Your Kids

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 10, 2015

Crafting is a fantastic hobby for kids. It's educational and fun, engaging both their head and their hands. It becomes even more enjoyable when they have a craft station of their very...


Moving? Remember to Pack up Your Precious Junk Drawer

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 06, 2015

Moving? As you box up your belongings, take the opportunity to declutter and organize. But don't be too hasty in what you decide to get rid of. The junk drawer, for example, is an area...

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6 Reasons Why It's So Hard to Declutter Your Kitchen

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 09, 2015

Many of us fight an ongoing battle with clutter in our home, and the kitchen tends to be the most difficult room of all to keep tidy. Here are 6 reasons why you may be finding it such...

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Do You Know the Right Way to Care for Natural Woodwork?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2015

The perfect decorating touch, natural wood accents are very much in style. Kitchen or bathroom cabinetry, wainscoting, chair rails, beadboard paneling, crown molding, and built-in shelving,...