Monday, 29 December 2008

A Bisque Ceramic Tile Backsplash Or New Cabinet Knobs - Unique Homemade Updates For Your Kitchen

When people first start thinking about remodeling their homes, it generally starts with the kitchen. There always seems to be something about your kitchen that you would absolutely love to change. This generally goes beyond replacing that well used yet worn out clay art dinnerware. Once you have lived with your problem area long enough, a remodel starts to look like a really good idea.

There are so many ways that you can change your kitchen without having to rip out your existing hardware. If you are looking for a way to make a change to your kitchen that doesn't involve the demolition of the cabinets and or walls in your kitchen, there are subtle, yet dramatic steps that you can take to make the change with ease. One really quick and easy way to create a little bit of flair in your kitchen is through the use of a backsplash. Most homes generally come with a backsplash that only rides up the wall about five inches or so. If you want to really make a statement you should consider adding a backsplash that takes up the entire space between the countertop and the bottom of the cabinets. If you were to use bisque ceramic tiles you could even design and paint your very own homemade backsplash yourself. This is sure to be a conversation started for your next dinner party.

Another way to add some simple flair is by changing the knobs on your cabinets. You might not notice your cabinet knobs since you see them on a daily basis, but visitors are sure to notice if they are now outdated. Adding new knobs to your cabinet though can also be quite an expensive update. New knobs can generally pricier than you would care to believe. If you wanted to go for a cheaper and more unique option you could also create your own knobs yourself. This might be a little bit more time and will probably more complicated, but if you have the skills to build and create this might be done with some applications of stroke 'n coat. If you really want to be daring with your creations you could also try to create some unique lighting. Lighting is another great way to spice up a room quickly. You will be amazed how such a simple change can completely alter the feeling of a room. These are just a few suggestions for your kitchen remodel. If you are feeling a bit creative you should try to make your own unique kitchen updates yourself and reap all the rewards!

AMACO is your best source for bisque ceramic tiles. If you are thinking about adding a unique backsplash, they are the place for you to start. AMACO also has a great selection of stroke 'n coat glazes that will be sure to get you exactly where you need to go. If you need more information regarding clay art dinnerware, AMACO also has plenty of information on that as well.

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