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8 Kitchen Design Pet Peeves

Top kitchen space-planning pitfalls

By Christine Porretta


You're ready to create an amazing kitchen, but before you swing a sledgehammer, think about how you want your new cooking space to work for you.

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Kitchen by Jane Lockhart

Planning Your Kitchen Design

When people redesign a kitchen, they often don't consider how they need to reuse the area, explains Toronto-based, award-winning designer Jane Lockhart, who has also hosted HGTV's popular series Colour Confidential and Get Color! "They redesign as before but with new cabinets." It drives her crazy, and it's a major misstep she wants to prevent people from making.

From corner to corner, here are eight of her top kitchen pet peeves and how you can avoid them.  

by Jane Lockhart

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