Use These Hacks to Organize Your Pantry

Use These Hacks to Organize Your Pantry

The pantry is one of the most used places in the kitchen. No matter if you have one cabinet or a walk-in closet for your food and other items, it can quickly turn into a disaster zone if it’s not properly organized. Here are some ways to keep your pantry organized and make the most of whatever space you have. Clear Bins How much time have you spent rooting through your pantry trying to find one thing that’s hidden in the back? It’s easy to do when you have boxes, cans, and jars strewn everywhere with no rhyme or reason. Change things up by taking products out of their original packaging and moving them into clear glass or plastic storage containers. This allows you to easily see what’s inside and find exactly what you need. Glass containers are more environmentally-friendly than plastic. Whatever you choose, make sure you can write Continue reading

Show Your Home Some Love On Valentine’s Day

Show Your Home Some Love On Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you have a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with this year, everyone can show their homes a little TLC on this special day. You can skip the flowers and chocolates and opt for some activities that will help your home look and feel special. Do any of these things solo, with friends, or with your significant other: Deep Cleaning Cleaning might be just about the most unromantic activity out there, but chances are some part of your home definitely needs it. After all, a clean home is a happy home, right? On Valentine’s Day, grab your cleaning supplies and tackle one or more problem areas, whether it’s the kitchen, the bathroom, or another room in your house. This work probably isn’t going to be easy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it fun. Put on some of your favorite music and maybe even open up Continue reading

Keep Your Home Cozy During the Winter Months

Keep Your Home Cozy During the Winter Months

We’re in the dead of winter in many parts of the country, and you may find that you’re spending a lot more time inside than you do during the warmer months of the year. There are a few small steps you can take to ensure that your home is a warm, cozy place to return to when you come in from the cold or a place to snuggle up and watch snow fall outside. Blankets and Bedding If you haven’t already done so this winter, consider changing out your sheets for warmer, flannel versions and swap a lighter comforter for a heavier one. This is a great way to stay warm during the night without turning up your thermostat. Speaking of staying warm, make sure you have a big, soft blanket on hand for wherever you read or watch TV. Again, you can get that cozy feeling without raising the Continue reading

Unique Storage Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation

Unique Storage Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation

No matter how big your kitchen is, it seems like there’s never quite enough room for everything you need to keep in it. One of the best things about renovating your kitchen is coming up with new and creative ways to solve that storage problem. Here are a few ideas to help get the creative juices flowing: Think Vertically Take a minute and assess the storage situation in your current kitchen — it probably looks very horizontal. Flip that perspective to maximize vertical storage space in your new kitchen. There are tons of options for floor-to-ceiling storage that will keep your stuff at bay while making a stunning visual statement. Of course, you’ll want to put the items you use the least up high and down low so that you don’t have to regularly strain to reach them. Take this concept one step further by adding a rolling ladder to Continue reading

Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

Everyone loves a day at the spa, right? It’s a great way to relax and unwind, but not something most of us can afford to do on a regular basis. You might not be able to visit a spa every day, but you can incorporate some spa-like elements into your next bathroom renovation to give you a little bit of that feeling in your own home. Here are a few ideas for bringing that spa-like atmosphere into your bathroom: Calming Scents One of the most relaxing elements of a spa is the way it smells. Whenever you walk in, you’re instantly hit with the scent of lavender, eucalyptus, or another calming scent. Bring these scents into your home bathroom by using essential oils. All it takes is a few drops of oil in a diffuser to create the feeling of being in a spa. You can also look to incorporate Continue reading

Yes, You Can Mix Materials in Your Kitchen — Here’s How To Do It

Yes, You Can Mix Materials in Your Kitchen — Here’s How To Do It

There was a time in the world of kitchen design when all of the materials used on cabinets, countertops, and furniture had to match. Those days are long gone in 2018, which opens up a world of possibilities for mixing and matching to create the perfect combination for your home. With so many choices, it can be difficult to determine where to begin or which combinations work best. Here are a few ideas to jump start your thinking: Warm and Cool While the exact colors don’t need to match, it is a good rule of thumb to stay within the same color palette when choosing kitchen materials. Think about warm and cool tones as a guide. For example, oak is on the cooler side of the wood spectrum and pairs well with gray, blue, purple, and other cool tones. Oak and cherry are warm colors that pair well with red, Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Yes, that’s right — you can make resolutions for your home just like you can for yourself and your family. No matter how recently your house was remodeled or renovated, there are always more projects to do and things to maintain. Start 2018 off right by making a few of these New Year’s Resolutions to keep your home looking fresh and beautiful throughout the rest of the year. A Place for Everything Many of us end the holiday season with new stuff that we receive as gifts. If you don’t make a plan for where each new item will go, it can quickly grow roots in wherever it lands when you bring it through the door. Sound familiar? If you haven’t already done so, spend some time making a plan for you new possessions and clearing out anything you need in order to make room for them. Do the same Continue reading

Our Top 3 Remodeling Projects of 2017

Our Top 3 Remodeling Projects of 2017

As the year winds down, we thought we would take the opportunity to show off some of the great work we’ve done in 2017. Everyone needs to brag a little bit right? From major overhauls to minor tweaks, we did it all and end the year with even more satisfied clients in our portfolio. Hopefully these designs will provide the inspiration you need to kickstart a kitchen or bathroom renovation project of your own in the New Year. Cozy Industrial Cozy and industrial sound like two words that do not go together, especially when it comes to a home’s design. A project is usually one or the other, with little wiggle room in between. Our team found a way to achieve both when remodeling a Denver home this year. We used elements like subway tiles and exposed shelves to create an industrial feeling. Plants, cookbooks, and other softer touches helped Continue reading

Home Design Trends for 2018

Home Design Trends for 2018

The start of a new year is a great time to re-evaluate your kitchen or bathroom design to ensure that it is on point with the latest design trends. While super modern aesthetics and sleek designs have dominated the design landscape over the past few years, 2018 will be all about rustic charm and a “less is more” approach. Three Week Kitchens can help you incorporate any of these trends into your kitchen or bathroom renovation in the New Year: Brass Accents Stainless steel and silver appear to be on the way out in favor of more muted brass tones. Before you have visions of gaudy 1980s hotel rooms, brass in 2018 is much more chic and understated. Consider swapping out silver for brass in your kitchen or bathroom fixtures, or using it as an accent on mirrors, lights, or other pieces. No matter what you choose, you’ll be sure Continue reading

Holiday Entertaining During a Kitchen Remodel

Holiday Entertaining During a Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling your kitchen doesn’t mean that you need to abandon your plans to entertain family and friends this holiday season. Yes, that’s right, it is possible to entertain while your kitchen is under construction. No matter how well you plan, sometimes projects get behind schedule. Or maybe your house is home to a lot of drop-in visitors during the holidays who might not know that your kitchen is under renovation. If your remodel happens to fall during the holidays, here are a few ways to make the most of your space and reduce inconvenience for your guests. Create a Temporary Kitchen If you know that you are expecting guests, consider moving as much of your kitchen as possible to another space in your home. It won’t have the exact same feeling as a kitchen, but can still provide a place for people to congregate and eat or drink. Did you Continue reading

Indoor Home Remodeling Projects for Winter Months

Indoor Home Remodeling Projects for Winter Months

Just because the temperature drops outside does not mean you need to stop working toward your goal of remodeling your home. The winter months are a great time to work on indoor projects and make plans to get back outside once the weather gets nicer. Before you resign to spending the winter months sitting on the couch, check out these projects that you can tackle inside: Decluttering This one is especially important before and after the holidays when you are likely to have friends and family in your home for holiday celebrations and an influx of new gifts coming in. Make room for everything and everyone by getting rid of things that you don’t need. Donate unwanted items to charity or make a few extra bucks by selling them on Craiglist. Either way, you are clearing space that will be needed when you start your larger renovation project. One word Continue reading

Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means the start of the holiday season. The holidays are a great opportunity to catch up with family, but they can also mean stress and lots of frantic last-minute scrambling to get your home ready for overnight guests. You probably have the guest bedroom ready, but what about the kitchen and the bathroom? Your guests will be using those rooms, too. Use this list as a guide to make sure those rooms are set up to make your company feel comfortable in your home. Stock the Bathroom Many people who travel bring their own toiletries with them, but there’s always something that gets left behind. Save your guests a trip to the store or that awkward conversation about borrowing a toothbrush by having some essentials out and ready to go. A well-stocked guest bathroom should include: Toothbrushes Toothpaste Mouthwash Feminine products Razors Continue reading