Islands- The Heart of the Kitchen

Islands. Aren’t they all great? Hawaiian Islands, Fiji Islands, …Kitchen Islands! Yes, let’s talk kitchen islands. Islands are designed for all different reasons; however, they all share the common purpose of being the heart of the kitchen. Not only are they physically the center of the kitchen, but they are also a place where family …

Design Details that Matter

When you’re planning the perfect space we all want to make sure that every detail is perfect… Right? That when someone enters your home they get it… Right?  and they can see how all the pieces fit perfectly together… Right! I am always in awe of Southern Living Custom Builder Homes and the Southern Living Idea …

Make a Big "Splash" this Summer

This day and time  – anything goes with your kitchen backsplash… from D.I.Y. unique finds to professional works of art – it’s a place to express your style! While there are current trends emerging everyday (you will see some in this post) we all seem to have our favorite backsplash material of choice. Here’s a little “background on …

2013 Large Kitchen – Honorable Mention: Crystal Kennedy Pacific Northwest Cabinetry

Design Contests are a wonderful way to share your Wellborn Cabinet projects, gain brand exposure and win some money. $$$ This 1990’s home, while spacious and open, felt like it didn’t have enough storage or countertop space. It also felt dated with the white tile countertops and the builder grade thermofoil doors were starting to …

Southern Living Custom Builder Showcase Home

The 2014 Southern Living Custom Builder Showcase Home by Javic Homes will be open Thursday through Sunday, March 27 through May 4. Inspired by the pages of Southern Living magazine, the West Indies style home is located in the Beach Park neighborhood of Tampa on a waterfront property overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay.   We are excited and proud to be …

Antigua Baking Center: a must have for 2014

Every attendee that came into our booth at KBIS went straight for the big, bright doors on our baking set – it’s like our designer Karen Salyer could read minds at this years KBIS show. People wanted to see something different but they also wanted something that felt authentic, nostalgic…….  a relatable design….. or maybe …

What's Your Shade of Gray?

What’s your favorite shade? Gray is a versatile hue that can be used on walls, floors, furniture and cabinetry in every room of your home. It doesn’t discriminate with decor either; gray can flow with modern, traditional, transitional or eclectic designs.  Just a few images below to get your creative juices flowing on Gray and …

Banquette Seating Made to Fit

Stylish design ideas can create a style all your own and a space you can live in. Banquette Seating from Wellborn is a great way to utilize space for diners, blend different types of seating in one area, offer storage options below the seating and create a consistent design theme throughout your space. Wellborn Wainscoting …

2013 Design Contest Winner: Matthew Adler – Other Rooms – 2nd Place

Congratulations Matthew! Matthew Adler Schell Brothers, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Design Goals and Details:  There were a number of goals to this space. We need to create a study that could accommodate both her and him, provide lots of storage and allows him views out the back of the house towards the water even when privacy is …