The countdown to 2020 is on, friends! As we wind down work and get ready to celebrate the holidays, we thought it would be fun to revisit some of your favorite posts this year – You all like kitchens and we have the analytics to prove it. Consider this the Cliffs Notes to the IDCO blog. Our top seven posts of 2019 run the gamut from paint color guides to tips on getting design work published and the best modern + minimal cabinet hardware. Have a look at what seven posts made the top of the list!
If you are still on the hunt for gifts, start here. This year we decided to forgo individual gift guides and go big with a whole bunch of goods broken up into the following categories: For Him, For the Kids, For Grown Family (a.k.a. Your parents), For Hosts, plus our very own wish list. Have a look at what we are adding to our carts this holiday season.
This might be one of our most popular posts not just of this year but of all time. If you’re on the hunt for hardware, check out our go-to sources for modern and minimal knobs, pulls and the like. We’ve linked our favorite shops plus top picks in brass, matte black and nickel finishes below. They run the gamut from high-end to incredibly affordable but all would add that gorgeous modern touch to your kitchen cabinets.
Meet the new neutral taking over the kitchen world and our Pinterest feeds. Forget white, forget grey, it’s all about Mushroom paint. This putty color genre was spotted everywhere this year and we are 100% on board. Mushroom is surpassing the longstanding classic white kitchen and the result is a warmer, cozier version of neutral. Click below to see beautiful spaces awash in greige from some of our favorite designers plus a roundup of the best mushroom paint colors if you are wanting to try this trend on for size.
Interior Design: I Spy DIY
We’re suckers for a great before and after; especially one done within such a crazy short timeline. For those who are new to this process, designers and bloggers transform a room from beginning to end in six weeks while documenting their progress. Let me repeat that…SIX WEEKS. Have a look at a handful of our favorite transformations from the Spring and Fall One Room Challenges.
Kitchens were clearly on the brain this year and our roundup of the very best paint colors easily slid into our top posts. Have a look at 5 of the best kitchen color trends that are taking cabinetry by storm including every single last shade of green plus a few unexpected palettes as well. Think moody tone on tone colors and warm, earthy shades. We rounded up examples of designer kitchens sporting the look plus our favorite paint colors within each trend.
The quickest way to gain notoriety, exposure and inquiries as an interior designer is to have your interior design work published. But how you ask? While there is no clear blueprint on how to go about getting published, there are definitely some best practices! We asked some of our favorite designers to share their tips, plus we culled our contacts for some of the top publishers in the industry. This post is a must-read!
After months of planning, six weeks of renovations and one flood, Anastasia revealed her new kitchen in all its marble + mushroom paint glory. Take a tour of the space plus find a breakdown of costs, links to every single product used and tips for anyone thinking about renovating their own kitchen.
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