Double the Interest with Two-Toned Cabinetry
In this, our second installment in our series on 2018 kitchen trends, eieihome.com is taking a look at two-toned cabinetry. This is an exciting trend that breaks what has been one of the most fundamental rules of kitchen design –that all cabinetry should match. Once again, we’ve enlisted the help of principal designer for AyA Kitchens and Baths, Amy Dillon, to provide an inside look at this delectable trend. Here’s what she had to say. (more…)
- October 19, 2017

Adding Wood Accents to the Kitchen
With 2018 just around the corner, eieihome.com is taking a look at kitchen trends for the new year. Fear not, hot pink refrigerators and salad gardens growing from the middle of your island aren’t a trend just yet. However, you can look forward to colour and hints of nature in the kitchen. We’ve enlisted the help of AyA Kitchens and Baths to give us an inside scoop on some of the details and designs that will be adding flavour to Canadian kitchens throughout the upcoming year. (more…)
- October 17, 2017

The future of kitchens: Smart Appliances
In the month of October, as eieihome.com celebrates all things to do with the kitchen, we want to look not only to kitchens of the present, but also the future of kitchens. How will kitchens change over the next five years? Where will lifestyle trends take this busiest of all rooms? What impact will the shrinking home sizes have on how kitchens are used? (more…)
- October 6, 2017

How to Create an at Home Coffee Bar
Hibernating season will be here before you know it. Time to infuse your home with some extra comfort to help you get through the chilly months ahead. Nothing equals warm and cozy like a steaming cup cradled in your hands, so today, we’re going to inspire you to create a coffee nook at home that’s sure to give your favourite coffee house a run for its money. (more…)
- September 20, 2017

Selecting the Perfect Wood Countertops
Changing the countertops in your kitchen to something more durable as well as functional can give the entire space a facelift.  Counters eventually do show signs of wear and tear, especially if they are older or made of materials that have lived past their life span.  There are many different choices available including concrete, granite, marble, laminate, and wood counters for your kitchen.  One of the most appealing, as well as useful counters, made from wood.  (more…)
- September 2, 2017

Intro to Reno: Concrete Countertops
When people begin to think about replacing their countertops, typically materials like granite, quartz, and laminate first come to mind. However, there are several other options available in Canada, including wood, soapstone, stainless steel, and concrete. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at concrete countertops. (more…)
- July 18, 2017

Big Style Small Kitchen
Who says that stylish kitchens need to come with a big footprint? While a lot of people fantasize about owning a sprawling kitchen complete with waterfall island, cabinetry as high as the eye can see, and endless prep space, that simply isn’t everyone’s reality.  (more…)
- July 14, 2017

Where to Sweat Vs. Spend On Kitchen Renos
We’ve all heard how much value a kitchen renovation adds to your home. Still, taking the plunge – or sledgehammer – to an overhaul can be intimidating because it can cost upwards of $20,000 on average. The good news is that knowing where to sweat and where to spend is half the budget battle. As I renovate my blah builders’ kitchen into a thing of beauty and functionality for my family, I cut costs where I can. (more…)
- May 1, 2017



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