Mosquito Control for your Outdoor Kitchen

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Don’t let biting mosquitoes keep you from enjoying time outdoors with family and friends! Spring is fast approaching and if you haven’t already planned for it, now is the time to bring mosquito control to your outdoor kitchen and patio area.

With health concerns over the spread of the Zika virus, and enormous amount  interest has been generated by the marketing of new devices designed to attract, then either trap or kill, mosquitoes.  Continue readingMosquito Control for your Outdoor Kitchen

Airbnb and National Geographic found the perfect place to watch the eclipse

On August 21, 2017, millions will witness an event that hasn’t happened across the U.S. for 99 years: a total solar eclipse.

I’m hoping the skies will cooperate in SWFL and not be too cloudy. The perfect place to view the eclipse may have been put together by National Geographic and Airbnb. Continue readingAirbnb and National Geographic found the perfect place to watch the eclipse

Kaza Concrete Tile

Kaza Concrete | KitchAnn Style
Concrete tile can be used just about anywhere, indoors or out, including floors, walls, fireplace surrounds, pools and patios, shower enclosures, countertops, backsplashes, and building facades.

Contemporary concrete surfaces have advanced since the introduction of coloring and stamping in the 1950’s.

KAZA, founded in Szentendre, Hungary,  has some of the most amazing collections of concrete tile. Continue readingKaza Concrete Tile

6 Beautiful Kitchens with Fire Elements

I can’t really complain about the weather here in South Florida when I look at the rest of the country. I certainly don’t miss those days I had to shovel my car out of a pile of snow left from the snow plow. I do miss an evening spent by the fireplace so today’s post is a curated collection of beautiful kitchens with fireplaces as integral elements.  I hope if you are stuck at home this will help you pass some time and provide some inspiration.

cozy fireplace kitchen | KitchAnn Style

This might be one the best executed kitchen fireplaces I’ve come across in a long time.

kitchen countertop fire element | KitchAnn StyleThe tile room divider is more interesting with the linear fire. Of course, safety first when planning a fire element on a counter surface in a working kitchen.

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This fireplace in the kitchen creates a deliciously rich and romantic ambiance, filling the space with instant warmth and character.

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This low fire element will add warmth and a delightful crackle to the ears. It will be more enjoyable to the guests than the chef but it’s a great example for an open plan house. I think this could also provide inspiration for an outdoor kitchen design.

ethanol linear bruners placed high in kitchen

From low to the ground to an elevated hearth with a linear burner., this fire element adds drama and can be enjoyed from every vantage point. Hopefully there is a large pantry nearby.

stone firepalce focal point of kitchen | KitchAnn Style

The large stone fireplace is balanced nicely by the large open windows. This fireplace could have felt too heavy for the room if the natural light wasn’t present from the windows and the skylight.