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Design Spotlight: Messy Kitchens by Schumacher Homes

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Design Spotlight: Messy Kitchens by Schumacher Homes

The messy kitchen has become a favorite trend for many homeowners.

December 24, 2020
The Country Kitchen for Schumacher Homes' Messy Kitchen design
This article first appeared in the CB Fall/Winter 2020 issue of Custom Builder.

Paul Schumacher
Schumacher Homes, CEO

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The kitchen is the heart of the home, and in open floor plans where communal areas form one large, inviting space, it has evolved further. This is why the messy kitchen has become a favorite trend for many homeowners.

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The space can feel like a full-size kitchen with a refrigerator and a full-size sink where homeowners can store their prep work or chill an array of beverages for guests or ... 

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...  it can be customized to be a cozy area with just a counter and a few shelves.

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Due to its central location, an open kitchen design can be an incredibly popular hangout, but heavy foot traffic can mean it quickly accumulates an unsightly amount of clutter. This is why a messy kitchen can be the answer you’re looking for.


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