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Rustic kitchen island shows distressed edges under live edge wooden tops and honed granite countertops
“In the kitchen, I didn’t want it to look like a bunch of built-in cabinets—I wanted it to look like an old-fashioned kitchen. The white kitchen island is rough-hewn to make it look old and like it’s a free-standing piece of furniture more than a built-in island.” -Melanie Rummel, homeowner Melanie Rummel of Lake Forest,...
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contemporary home office with desk, book cases and credenza
Outfit Your Personal Workspace with Custom Cabinetry and Improve Productivity If the coronavirus pandemic has you working from a makeshift office in your dining room, now is the perfect time to upgrade your workspace. A home office should be a place of peaceful productivity. An area that’s well organized and feels welcoming makes you want...
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THE STYLE | Traditional with Hints of Modern Farmhouse for Glamorous Results What is traditional style? As one of the most popular styles, traditional includes several design elements from a variety of centuries, feeling classy and comfortable all at the same time. The look may have some curves and designs, but it’s not overly ornate....
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You have a lot to accomplish in one day and your home should be set up to make your life easier and more enjoyable. Let’s look at the kitchen–it’s one of the most multi-functional spaces you have. It’s where families gather to cook, eat, do homework, surf the internet and hangout with friends. While kitchens...
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Mudroom wall lockers with coat hooks
If you’re fed up with an entryway littered with shoes, bags, hats and other random what-nots, it’s time for a well-designed space with custom cabinetry. It’s easy to declutter and feel organized with storage cabinets or lockers crafted to fit your unique space. Whether you have small or large areas that need help, we have...
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Granite Countertop
Make your cabinets and countertops sparkle this season with simple soapy water Soon kitchens will be buzzing with folks cooking, eating and entertaining. But, first comes the prep work. Make it easy on yourself and look at your kitchen in sections:  cabinets, countertops, appliances and food. Clean the first three areas and shop for the...
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“Pete listened to everything I wanted and put it all together for me. He did a magnificent job…I would say it’s the perfect kitchen for me.” -Diana Costigan One of our favorite things to do as cabinetmakers is recreate the scene our customers envision. Costigan’s gave us the opportunity to tap into their mind’s eye....
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Laundry rooms have become one of the most evolved spaces in the home with beautiful, functional cabinetry, countertops and multi-purpose areas like lockers and dog washes. Not only are homeowners designing these rooms to be more organized, but attractive too. Here, you’ll find seven laundry room must-haves that our customers frequently request. 7 Characteristics of...
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You’ve selected a beautiful granite countertop that’ll match your new kitchen cabinets and complement your hardwood floors. Now it’s time to pick out the right backsplash. But where do you start with so many choices, styles and colors out there? To help visualize your new space, create a vision board that brings together pictures of...
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Maple cabinets topped with Cambria quartz
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. -Frank Lloyd Wright Forget about the Brady Bunch kitchen with orange countertops and avocado accents. Mid-century modern is so much more than color. The lasting appeal of the iconic style is rooted in its simplicity and connection to nature. Clean lines, open...
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