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Kitchen Countertops: So Many Materials!   April 7th, 2015

Your kitchen countertop is one of the most visible surfaces in your kitchen and it receives the hardest use. It’s a key element, and luckily, you have more choices than ever in terms of price, look, durability and ease of care.
From natural stone to a slew of engineered, manufactured, recycled and even salvaged options, there are far too many options to consider in one small blog po…

Getting Started with Traditional Kitchen Design   March 26th, 2015

Unlike the clean, minimalist lines of modern and contemporary design, traditional kitchens are elegant and luxurious, using natural materials and embellished details to create a refined, yet comfortable space.
Drawing from 18th, 19th and early 20th century American and European design, the traditional style can describe a variety of early regional and period looks. Design

Small Kitchen Design Made Simple   March 10th, 2015

So you can’t fit a pool table in your kitchen. Maybe you can’t fit more than one person in your kitchen. We all know what they say about size, but when you’re planning your own small kitchen remodel, you may (understandably) start off feeling a little limited.
You wouldn’t know it from flipping through design mags, but very few people actually have a kitchen the size of

What is Contemporary Kitchen Design?   February 19th, 2015

Written by Carol Van Zile, CKD, CAPS
Sleek lines with functional, modern designs describes today’s contemporary kitchen. Design ideas come from current trends, colors, and materials to create a look that is very fresh and “now” while maintaining an uncluttered and open feel.

The Layout

Contemporary design works particularly well for floor plans that allow free flow and …

Check Out Marsh Kitchens at a Home Show Near You!   February 18th, 2015

It’s that time again…  Home and Garden Shows are blooming with ideas and inspiration. Come see what’s new at Marsh Kitchens at a home show near you!


The Southern Home & Garden Spring Show (Booth 812)
February 20-22, & Feb 27-March 1, 2015
The Park Expo and Conference Center


The Triad Home & Garden Show
February 20-22
Winston-Salem …

Plan a Fantastic L-Shaped Kitchen Design   February 4th, 2015

Written by Carol Van Zile, NKBA Certified Kitchen Designer

If you have a bit more space to work with, an L-shaped design is a popular choice that offers an open and flexible layout. This familiar shape is described by two countertops that usually (but not always) run along two walls and tuck neatly into a corner.
L-shaped kitchens are typically found in small to medium-sized homes an…

CES 2015: Cutting-Edge Kitchen Technology Showcased   January 20th, 2015

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show just ended, and it included some great ideas for today’s leading edge kitchens. Whether you’re a java junkie, a budding chef, or just worried about making sure Thanksgiving dinner isn’t a complete disaster, the technology expo certainly had something for everyone’s kitchen.

Home on the Range

If you like the speed and eff

All About Kitchen Cabinets: Cherry   January 7th, 2015

Who doesn’t love cherry?
With their rich color, fine grain and excellent durability, cherry cabinets evoke luxury and refinement in modern kitchens, and are indicative of a homeowner who cares about quality.
A solid and versatile wood that stands up to wear with grace, cherry is well-suited for many styles of kitchen cabinetry. You can hardly go wrong with this choice, but ther

How to Design a Galley Kitchen   December 17th, 2014

Written by Carol Van Zile, CKD, CAPS
Inspired by the alley way kitchens on railcars and vessels, galley kitchens are ideal for one-cook kitchens and maximize the utility of a long, narrow space.
No eat-in kitchens here —this layout is lean and compact, characterized by two parallel countertops that put all points of the work triangle within arm’s reach.

Many of our first apart…

From Our Kitchen to Yours: Homemade Peppermint Bark   December 1st, 2014

The holidays are fast approaching! Between family dinners, cookie swaps, office parties and of course gifts for teachers, friends and family, life in our kitchens will kick into overdrive.
One of our favorite recipes that is always a hit is our delicious homemade peppermint bark. It’s a holiday classic that’s a snap to make, is beautifully festive and it’s easy to get the ki…