The kitchen is the heart of the home. Indeed, no matter how lovely the living room, how comfortable the dining room chairs, you're sure to find a coterie of friends and family hovering around the kitchen whenever they're over. And no one can argue that having an up-to-date space will fill you with pride when you're entertaining, not to mention cooking.
Canadian designers give us their forecasts on what's cooking in the kitchen in 2011.
Wall stickers are an instant way to liven up your room, without the hassle of hanging wallpaper. Make sure the surface you are applying your sticker to is clean, then peel away the backing paper, smoothing out any bubbles as you go. It's as simple as that!
Create a graphic feature wall
Be an individual and dress up your walls with stickers ranging from delicate foliage to urban telegraph poles, fingerprints and barcodes. You can even get a silhouette of a coat stand and attach a hook to the wall to make it useable.
Not unlike the traditional candystriper uniforms, these kitchens use the ol' red and white stripes to great effect. What started as a sweet-shoppe staple has been used to make these kitchens stylish, bold, and surprisingly up-to-date.
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