Kitchens

Designing Your Dream Space

The kitchen is the hub of the home, the show piece and memory maker all in one. Creating your dream kitchen is more than fulfilling a longstanding desire; it’s bringing transformation to your home, reenergizing your daily routines and adding value to your property. But remodeling your kitchen isn’t as simple as choosing a color palette or a new set of cabinets. When you’re ready to start the process,...

Inspiration for creating a warm and welcoming dream kitchen.

1. Interesting Patterns: For those finishing touches consider a countertop or backsplash with a unique pattern. 2. Subtle Textures: Add a feeling of comfort with inviting and subtle textures for your countertops or backsplash. 3. Warm Wood Tones: Choose wood for your cabinets such as this Summit Forest Trail. 4. Refined Style: Choose a refined take on minimalist glam with cascade  lighting to add...

Ready to Relax in Your Forever Kitchen

Are you entertaining the idea of a new kitchen? Whether your style is modern or traditional or somewhere in between the team of experienced designers from Sticks and Stones can help you achieve your dream kitchen. Many older kitchens do not function for our modern lifestyles and entertaining needs. Quite often they are cut off from the rest of the house and storage is not efficient. This was all true for...

8 Kitchen & Bathroom Hacks that will upgrade your life!

Clean your Cast Iron Clean cast-iron without causing rust — Scrubbing cast-iron with soapy water is a no-no (it’ll strip away the seasoning on the pan built up from all those dishes). Instead, clean cast iron with a salt scrub to remove stuck-on bits of food. De-crust a Microwave Soak a sponge in water, pop it in the microwave, and let it cruise around the turntable for a minute. This...

Twelve Tips for a Healthier Holiday

During this time of year, we are often surrounded by lots of lovely food and drink. Holiday parties with endless buffets, candies in the office, alcohol, mince pies, eggnog, pumpkin spiced latte – you name it, it’s around to tempt us! Did you know that some people eat their way through around 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone? This is about three times more than the average person needs. And...

Holiday Bubbly

Cranberry Orange Mimosa Bellini This easy 3 ingredient champagne cocktail recipe is perfect for brunch or even as a Bellini at a cocktail party. For One Cocktail: 2 ounces cranberry juice 1 ounce orange juice Champagne or Prosecco to fill the glass For a Pitcher: 2 cups cranberry juice 1 cup orange juice 1 bottle of champagne or prosecco Cranberry Pomegranate Prosecco...

Become the Perfect Holiday Guest

It’s the season of holiday parties that can last all the way into January. That’s a lot of dip and egg nog! There are loads of tips out there for the holiday host but what about the guests? How many times have you been invited to a party and had no idea what to make or bring? Here are 4 Tips to help you become the perfect holiday guest: For those who find that cooking is a difficult mystery, you...

BS&R How To: FALL IN LOVE WITH BS&R

Amore is in the air this New Year, so we thought we’d tell you our top three reasons to fall in love with BS&R and consider us for your next project. Our Customer Service – We thoroughly enjoy sitting down with clients to plan out a project, or to give them a tour of our showroom and workshop.  It is amazing how many people we have met over the years with unique and ingenious ideas and designs....

Your Renovation Problems Solved

Construction is overwhelming – it is expensive and requires many decisions to be made under the pressure of time and often with minimal information. If you can, hire someone to guide you through the process - it is worth the investment. If that is not possible then the following key pieces of advice will help ensure that your project finishes on time and budget and your new space looks and feels like you...

I’m having a KOHLER kitchen this year!

I’m the type of person who likes to think ahead of events - in detail. And a few months ago, my focus was already on Christmas Day. Specifically, the moment in the day when the turkey is cooked and it’s time to clean the massive pan I cooked it in. So, in the true spirit of “I’m going to save myself the grief again this year”, I decided to give myself an early Christmas gift - a new kitchen sink...

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