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Design Tips and Tricks for a Cozy Winter Kitchen

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Design Tips and Tricks for a Cozy Winter Kitchen

No need to crawl out of hibernation for these kitchen upgrades. Easy-install decor additions can revamp the heart of the home with minimal effort

January 17, 2022
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For many homeowners, January is the ideal time for cozy home renovation in the midst of frigid winter weather and a post-New Year’s slowdown. But don’t go tearing down walls and ripping up floors just yet. According to, stylish and comfortable home design can be achieved through a few simple additions and decor looks.

Gold island pendants and copper accessories can add warmth and color to kitchen spaces to accentuate the heart of the home. For a clean and inviting look, natural wood softly contrasts white countertops and backsplash and can make metallic accents stand out even more

“Kitchens are becoming true places of gathering,” says designer Ana Cummings, of ANA Interiors Ltd. “They are more personal than ever, and we’re seeing them layered with items that speak to home cooking and heritage. Antique or vintage copper pots, pans, and accoutrements offer stylistic touches linked with great chefs like Julia Child—and the warmth and interest they bring to a kitchen is unique.”

“Every builder is churning out a kitchen in natural wood and white,” says Cummings. “This stems primarily from the modern farmhouse trend, and the mix of two or more colors in a kitchen is also very inviting, especially if you have a tremendous amount of square footage to cover because it’s so much more interesting than just one color.” 

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