10 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Happier

Photo by: Victoria Pearson
Scalloped Trim

Designer Krista Ewart used scalloped shapes throughout a Balboa Island beach house - like in the kitchen island's trim and lighting. "That was a total

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Photo by: Victoria Pearson
Scalloped Trim

Designer Krista Ewart used scalloped shapes throughout a Balboa Island beach house - like in the kitchen island's trim and lighting. "That was a total theme," she says. "Scallops are feminine, but not overly feminine, a great old-fashioned smiley shape. They're young and happy - like polka dots." The pink Smeg refrigerator from Sears is the showstopper in the guest-suite kitchen. Lina rug from Plastica.

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Mon, Nov 19, 2012 11:52 AM EST

It's often the center of household activity so why not make it bright, cheerful, and fun? Designers share their design ideas for a happy kitchen.

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