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5 clever kitchen storage ideas to clear clutter



a stove top oven sitting inside of a kitchen: Storage is a huge deal in the kitchen, where space is usually scarce. Make room in the heart of your home by trying these stylish kitchen storage solutions.


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Storage is a huge deal in the kitchen, where space is usually scarce. Make room in the heart of your home by trying these stylish kitchen storage solutions.

If there’s one thing you can’t have enough of in a kitchen, it’s places to pack things away out of sight – and these smart solutions that will save you space in spades. From open shelving to hidden storage in the island bench, here are five functional and stylish ways to maximise your storage space in the kitchen.

1. deep drawers

Cupboards will always have their place in the kitchen, but what’s becoming more and more popular are below-bench drawers. They’re brilliant for storing heavy and bulky pots and for housing appliances too.

Imagine the ease of loading a dishwasher without leaning over, or the convenience of having a freezer drawer at your fingertips. Deep

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Erika Ward’s Brilliant Kitchen Organization Tips

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Maintaining an organized home just makes life easier. When everything is in its place, you can move through your day with ease. Who wouldn’t want that? That’s why we’re taking you inside some of the most organized — and stylish — spaces crafted by some of our favorite design influencers and tastemakers. Get ready to take inspiration from the Organization Chronicles.


The kitchen is the heart of the home, and when you’re a mom of five, this is even more true. Consider the case of Atlanta-based interior designer Erika Ward, who admits it was imperative for her recent kitchen renovation to be conducive to her active lifestyle, especially now that she and her husband are working more from home.

Ward craved a comfortable yet stylish cooking space that would make it easy to prepare meals but also encourage her kids to assist with the clean-up afterwards (a.k.a. every parent’s dream).

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Ten top STEM activities to celebrate World School Milk Day

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Our Education team share their ten top STEM activities that you could complete at home or with your class to celebrate this delightful day of dairy on 30 September 2020.

World School Milk Day is held all over the world every year to celebrate the benefits and success of school milk programmes and the important role that milk and dairy products play in children’s diets.

To help you celebrate, here is a selection of super STEM activities involving the wonderful white stuff!

1. Make plastic from milk!

Lots of us are looking for ways that we can look after the planet by reducing our plastic footprint. This activity gives children an opportunity to explore alternatives to traditional plastic by making their own biodegradable toy figures from milk!

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2. Colour-changing milk!

This website shares a classic kitchen chemistry experiment with lots of ideas for how children could extend it to design

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Score a SMEG Cooktop and Oven thanks to Joyce Kitchens!

There’s no place like home…

And Joyce Kitchens can inspire the perfect upgrade for your unique property and lifestyle, adding real value now and into the future…

Joyce Kitchens’ internationally-experienced interior designers keep up-to-date with modern trends and technology and will guide you in what matters when creating a beautiful and functional living environment. As kitchen, bathroom, laundry, study, luxury walk-in-robe and cabinetry specialists, our designers’ detailed ideas and 3D-design presentations will give you confidence that you’re going to love your new space.

From their Perth factory, skilled cabinetmakers craft and install each bespoke piece just as Joyce Kitchens have been trusted to do for more than 11,000 local families over recent years.

Indeed, Joyce Kitchens’ local history dates back to the late 1800s, so you can have trust knowing they’ve built their reputation on their commitment to quality, yet affordable and easy, custom-designed renovations.

With 25% off, Joyce Kitchens

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Southern style: Anniston native launches a design service | Homes

Alex Hechart, who grew up in Anniston, recently started a home design service with her mother, Donna Woodfin. Based in Birmingham, “Home with Hechart” offers design services as well as a shopping website for home goods. 

The mother-daughter duo offer design services by the hour (for design ideas, party prep or holiday decorating), by the room or by the project.

The online shop, HomeWithHechart.com, features pillows, rugs, mirrors, fireplace screens, ottomans, dressers, lamps, linens, glassware, tableware, gifts and more.

The Star posed 10 questions to the design duo:

Why did y’all decide to start a design business?

Alex: We decided to start Home with Hechart because we’ve always loved decorating and playing around with interior design together. Growing up, we were always redoing our house or sprucing up a room. We would go to furniture stores, and we were always so excited about every project. We knew that we could

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7 decorating ideas for those on a budget

With high-end style comes high-end budgets – at least, that is what most people still believe. Well, today we’re sharing the good news (again) that even budget-friendly decorating ideas can still cause a style stir. It all depends on how you approach your interiors and what you already have. Let’s see 7 tried-and-tested ways to up your home’s style without blowing your decorating budget.

1. Stylish home ideas: DIY



a living room with a book shelf: 1. Stylish home ideas: DIY


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1. Stylish home ideas: DIY

Although obtaining the services of a professional (such as an Interior Designer/Decorator, Landscape Architect, etc.) can mean first-class results, it also costs more. Thus, be very certain about how far your DIY skills stretch – sometimes one just has to close one’s eyes and fork out some cash to get the best possible results. 

2. Stylish home ideas: Rearrange your furniture



a living room filled with furniture and a large window: 2. Stylish home ideas: Rearrange your furniture


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Kitchen is heart of the home for award-winning designer Simone Van Der Plas

Interior designer Simone Van Der Plas answers the phone from her “poxy” little house on a lifestyle block in Te Horo, north of Wellington. She’s lambing at the moment and has kept two as pets.

Van Der Plas started out designing exhibition spaces and displays for her family’s business. She learned to build and do architectural drawings and developed a keen eye for colour, textiles and graphics.

When she had her two children, who are now adults, she started renovating an old cottage and people started asking her to look at their interiors. She retrained, opened up shop and, “it grew exponentially from there”.

Designer Simone van der Plas of Encompass Ideas Interior Design & Architecture in Wellington.

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Designer Simone van der Plas of Encompass Ideas Interior Design & Architecture in Wellington.

Encompass Ideas Interior Design and Architecture is now in its third decade of operation.

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Living Room Ideas That Will Liven Up Any Space, Big Or Small – Living Rooms

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When we hear the words “living room makeover,” many of us think a few cans of paint and a new sofa — and don’t get us wrong, those two things can work wonders. But creating a welcoming, tranquil space is about so much more than the colors and the furniture. It’s about combining practicality with aesthetic so you can enjoy living in and looking at it at the same time. 

Before you go down a rabbit hole of living room ideas you’ll want to figure out how much space you’re working with. Measuring a room beforehand can save you tons of headaches down the road: You’ll know how many buckets of paint to buy, you can compare your space to similar-sized rooms on the internet, and you can think realistically about that oversized coffee table — before you have a chance to get too attached. 

Once

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Food Design and Innovation MSc Part-time at Belfast 2021/22

Overview

Create the products that consumers want.

Summary

Do you have a passion for the food and drinks industry? Do you have big ideas that you want to turn into reality? In today’s fast-moving world, product life cycles are getting shorter and new product and process development is needed to remain competitive. Enrich your understanding of consumer behaviours and design innovative solutions to give customers what they want on the MSc Food Design and Innovation course.

You will gain access to cutting edge consumer insight data and facilities allowing you to bring your ideas from conception to reality. Tackling current challenges facing the food and drinks industry, this extremely practical course has the potential to add unrivalled value to your business by enhancing your innovation and management capabilities.

You will discover first-hand how consumers shop and what this means for your future products and business with our virtual shopping Consumer

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4 Fresh Renovation Ideas We’re Stealing from the Newly Reimagined San Luis Creek Lodge

Designer Nina Freudenberger describes her first visit to the old San Luis Creek Lodge, located in downtown San Luis Obispo, California, as a step back in time—well, more of a leap. “There seemed to be a medieval theme,” she says, recalling the four-poster beds, gray stone fireplaces, and dark wood ceiling beams. “Everything felt so heavy.” 

Tasked by PRG Hospitality Group with redesigning the lobby and its three guest buildings, Freudenberger landed on a modern vision for the spaces that called for fresh wall treatments and major bathroom makeovers. Still, even amid all the new white paint, the designer didn’t lose the cozy lodge details. “I wanted to keep it warm, almost like a Danish farmhouse,” she says. All the inspiration you could possibly need for your very own reno is waiting in this newly reimagined getaway. 

Heavy Materials Can Be Cured With Paint

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