Dura Supreme Cabinetry Blog

Multiple Dura Supreme Door Styles

One of the earliest decisions in the design process is deciding what kind of style the homeowner is trying to accomplish. Styles can range from Mid-Century Modern to Mediterranean to Minimalist to name just a few. Understanding what vibe you are wanting to achieve will drive the decision on what door style to choose.

Mar 19, 2019
Remodel Stories: Historic Townhouse Transforms into a Culinary Hotspot

An 1870s townhouse located within the historic district of Washington, DC, belonged to a set of homeowners who loved the charm of DC, had a passion for cooking and enjoyed entertaining for their friends and family. The only downside of their charming DC townhouse was that their current kitchen, centered in the middle of the house, was not functioning for their culinary and entertaining needs.

Mar 12, 2019
Stunning Blue and White Traditional Kitchen in a 1920s Colonial Home

This Nebraskan family of four enjoys much of their time together cooking, baking and entertaining. Although their 1920s Classic Colonial home is located in a prestigious country club neighborhood that’s both historic and charming, their kitchen was neither. They had grown frustrated not only with the look but with the day to day function of their kitchen.

Mar 05, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Remodeling
How to Break Out of the Beige Box - Bright Lime Green Kitchen Design

Are you one of “those people” who admires the happy and abundant flourishes of color in the shelter magazines but when it comes to your own home, you have a hard time getting beyond beige?  If that describes you, you are definitely not alone. In fact, color consultation is a major reason why many homeowners consult with an interior designer.

Feb 25, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Remodeling
Inset Bella Style Door with Polished Chrome Barrel Hinge

Let’s talk about a moving, mechanical, integral part of the majority of all cabinetry you will have in a design. Something that affects functionality on a daily basis. 

The Hinge.

Feb 19, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Baths, Products
The Kitchen Command Center

The modern family today is busier than ever, between school actives, appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, paying bills, signing permission slips and homework, it’s no wonder it feels like a full-time job keeping everyone organized.

Feb 12, 2019
Remodel Story of a modern farmhouse kitchen design with white painted cabinetry, a white wood hood, kitchen island with black stools, white subway-tile, and white countertops.

After closing on their first home in Jacksonville, Florida this couple was excited to make their new home their own. They were in love with the property and the majority of the house, but the kitchen was in desperate need of a remodel.

Feb 05, 2019
The Versatility of the Kitchen Island. A navy blue kitchen island in a white painted kitchen with golden brass hardware and fixtures.

It's the place in the kitchen where family and friends congregate, the homework gets completed, the party is started and the conversation is shared.  A large kitchen island is on many “must have” lists when it comes time to remodel the kitchen.  Where did these island dreams come from?  The kitchen island was certainly not a common fixture in homes built before the 1970's.  Kitchens were origin

Jan 29, 2019
Categories: Kitchens
Decoupage Drawer Knobs

Your project is almost done. The seemingly unending parade of decisions is nearing an end.

Jan 23, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Baths, Products
A Cramped Kitchen Transforms into Charming and Timeless

Picture an 1890s architectural home located in Buffalo, New York and within its walls is a cramped little kitchen in dire need of updating. 

Image of a New York neighborhood.

Jan 15, 2019

As we look into the New Year, is a new kitchen in your future?  Is this the year you resolve to stop settling for mediocre and stop getting by with the inconveniences of your current kitchen?  Now that the holiday planning and family get-togethers are behind you, perhaps now is the perfect time to contact a Dura Supreme kitchen designer and begin making plans for your new kitchen.  The new kitc

Dec 20, 2018
Creating Your Kitchen Clean-Up Zone

Let’s face the facts that while entertaining family and friends can be rewarding and filled with multitudes of laughter and memory making, it can also leave a mess behind. Which means after all your friends and family have departed after a day or evening of festivities, you’re left with the aftermath and mess to clean up, especially in the kitchen.

Dec 18, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage
Inspired By Nature: Redesign Your Kitchen with a Winter's Color Palette

Did you know your surroundings can affect your mood? That's why selecting a color scheme that reminds you of a positive experience can not only personalize your space but make it more comfortable. I’ve found as each season unfolds, the celebrations and the natural elements that surround that season are full of colors that strongly resonate with our emotions.

Dec 11, 2018
Blueberries on wood

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may be aware that blue is wildly trending in interiors. I have been seeing it in every element of design, and it seemed like a good time to share with you all the myriad of ways to incorporate blue into your home.

Nov 28, 2018
Creating Your Kitchen Cook Zone

Kitchen work zones have become the progression of the ever classic and functional work triangle.

Nov 20, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage, Products
Genius Ways to Store Your Spices showing a stainless steel drawer with a stunning drawer spice rack.

If you’re like me and are frequently adding pizazz to your recipes with a dash of this and a pinch of that, it’s easy to lose track of your spice collection if you don’t have a well-thought-out system to store them. Don’t let your simple 30-minute meal turn into a 45-minute meal preparation time because you had to dig for 15 minutes just to find the paprika!

Nov 13, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage

Pantries, in one form or another have been used for kitchen storage as long as there have been kitchens.  Whether it’s a single tall cabinet integrated into the overall cabinet design, a separate walk-in room, a butler’s pantry or a customized larder unit; a well-designed pantry is invaluable.

Nov 06, 2018
Categories: Storage
Kitchen Island Table Close Up

The saying, “he is an island” generally refers to someone who is all alone, far away from the main stream of life.

Oct 30, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Trends
Planning Your Kitchen Prep Zone

Kitchen work zones have become the progression of the ever classic and functional work triangle.

Oct 23, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage
Black Iron Baluster, Wood Treads, Scott Homes, Inc., Iran Watson Photography

Over the past few years we’ve seen the rise of the wildly popular white painted kitchen. Its classic, timeless style has captivated yet another generation. From transitional white kitchens to sleek contemporary and more recently the modern farmhouse style, white has proven very versatile.

Oct 16, 2018
Categories: Trends, Inspiring Designs

Clean lines, decluttered spaces and simple styling are what is resonating in interiors today.  Add in light, warm wood tones, a neutral palette, and functional furnishings and you have the modern, yet warm hallmarks of a space that embraces Scandinavian design.

Oct 09, 2018
Categories: Trends
Dura Supreme Cabinetry's Montego door style shown in the "Cider" stained finish.

When choosing colors for your home, consider the environments that you are most comfortable in. If you're in love with the beautiful colors of fall and find joy when you're surrounded by colorful fallen leaves ... perhaps you should look at bringing some autumn hues into your home. Here are a few of my favorite fall finish palettes to set the stage.

Oct 02, 2018
Categories: Inspiring Designs
A Kitchen Remodel "Due" for a Change

Kitchen remodel projects are often tied to momentous events with the goal in mind to be completed before a certain event such as the start of school, before the holiday season or in this case before the homeowners’ baby boy was born.

Sep 25, 2018
Dura Supreme's Chelsea door style with a Personal Paint Match Finish in Cavern Clay SW 7701. Color chip samples shown in Distance SW 6243 and Moth Wing SW 9174.

Have you heard? Sherwin-Williams just announced their 2019 Color of the Year, Cavern Clay (SW 7701)! Cavern Clay is a color that is earthen, independent and wild.

Sep 18, 2018
Categories: Trends

Transitional style has dominated the kitchen and bath industry in the last few years, becoming today’s number one requested interior design style for new and remodeled homes.

Sep 11, 2018
Categories: Products

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