Kitchen Notice Boards
Nowadays, times are very busy and we often forget small but important things. When to pick up the laundry? What time the dentist appointment is? Pick up fresh milk and egg from the grocers. With work and school schedules these things are very easy to forget. Here are where kitchen notice boards come in.
Yes, notice boards are commonly placed in offices and rooms. You might ask why the kitchen? Well, having a notice board in an accessible area, like the kitchen, is very beneficial because it enables everyone – the parents and the kids, to have access and share the information easily.
There are typically 5 types of Kitchen Notice Boards:
Cork Kitchen Notice Boards – these are the typical type of notice boards. These are often seen and look perfect in a typical office environment. However, because of the convenience and the usefulness it provides, it is now being placed in kitchens. This is best placed in an open space on the wall.
Fabric Kitchen Notice Boards – these are basically notice boards made of fabric that you can use to pin notes and reminders on. For a more personal feel you can also pin up pictures and letters. The downside to this is, since it is placed on the kitchen the fabric might get easily stained, the easiest solution would be to get a fabric board which has a darker fabric.
Foam Kitchen Notice Boards – these are the boards that give out a more attractive finish and a more quirky look to your kitchen. The principles to these types of kitchen notice boards are the same. You need to pin stuff to it. Still the same though, need a darker shade of fabric.
Chalk or White boards as Kitchen Notice Boards – simple enough. You can basically write all reminders and notes for everyone to see. This is very handy because you can just write something and after the task is done immediately erase it. Easy, convenient and effective.
Magnetic Kitchen Notice Boards – these are specifically designed for kitchens. These are notice boards based on magnets. You can stick this on the fridge, on the oven. They come in all designs – both the conventional ones while there are some even more humorous and quirky designs like a speech bubble.
With all these types of notice boards that you can choose from you can definitely find one that will match your needs and preferences and the overall feel of and theme of your kitchen.
March 31, 2011 at 8:50 am | Kitchen Accessories | 2 commentsKitchen DIY > 2011 > 03
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Kitchen Flooring Ideas for a better kitchen look
The kitchen has become more than just a place to cook food. It has become a place almost similar to a living room where you can talk with family and friends, so now more than ever the kitchen should look good – almost as good as the living room. One of the things that you can change which will immediately change the look of your kitchen is the floor. It may be one of the most underestimated aspects of the room but can make drastic changes. Here are some of the tips for what materials are best for modern day kitchens and what you could consider before choosing the best kitchen floor for you.
Ceramic Tiles – This is the most common type of flooring with both old and new kitchens. It is a turn to solution for home owners that are looking for low maintenance flooring option. All you have to do is mop it to keep the floor shiny. It comes in both glossy and matte textures. This type of tile also makes the kitchen look bigger, by choosing a 12 x 12 inch tile.
Wood is a popular kitchen flooring idea – It gives the room an antique and aesthetic feel of the kitchen. Nothing beats good, solid and beautiful hard flooring. Most people choose oak because of its overall look. If you are looking for a more antique look, you should consider pine – the color and texture gives a more vintage look. Other popular choices are beech, maple, ash and walnut. Wooden floors are very beautiful, warm and properly finished and taken care of it will last a very long time, almost as long as the structure itself.
Vinyl Tiles – this type of tiles were famous during the 1960’s. It remains popular until today because it is very low maintenance, has a wide array of patterns that are now inlaid which will make the design last longer and they are hard wearing and generally resilient. It may be damaged over time by pebbles and scratches it still remains as one of the top choices for kitchen flooring.
Things to condsider before butting your kitchen flooring ideas into action:
The overall motif of your kitchen. Do you have shiny appliances or are they covered with white powdery matte. Then they won’t match shiny kitchen flooring.
Kitchen traffic. Do you have kids? Do you entertain a lot of guests? If you do then its best to consider flooring that is more durable and preferably scratch proof.
Safety is a must. If you have young kids in the house then shiny and slippery tiles is certainly a big No – No.
These are just a few tips but it should get you started in choosing your perfect kitchen floor.
March 21, 2011 at 6:54 am | Kitchen Design | No commentKitchen DIY > 2011 > 03
Kitchen Planner Online
First Step towards your dream kitchen! One of the biggest and more daunting tasks of a kitchen remodeling is the designing process. You can never be sure of what the entire place will look like. Where the doors and windows will go, what the color should be, what appliance you should put in and even where everything should be placed. Luckily there are now Online Kitchen (more…)
March 18, 2011 at 6:54 am | Kitchen Design | No comment