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The Top Kitchen Trends of 2019
On March 8, 2019
As the year progresses into spring, MR Direct is excited to see the trends in kitchen design evolving forward. With an emphasis on growing technology and sustainability and a knack for experimentation with new materials, this year is a fun time to design a kitchen. From colors to countertops, here are the top kitchen design trends of 2019:

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Start a Kitchen Garden
On March 1, 2019
Adding some greenery to your kitchen always freshens up the space. This may be especially needed toward the end of a long dreary winter season, when outdoor gardening is less fun. Plants bring in oxygen and clean the circulating air in a room. Plus, having fresh herbs and some vegetables on hand means you’re more likely to want to cook with them, which will motivate you to cook healthier and more often!

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Eco Friendly Kitchen Design
On March 1, 2019
Bamboo as a building material is amazing. It is strong, beautiful, and due to the fast rate at which the plant grows, it is incredibly sustainable. At MR Direct we offer a whole line of bamboo bathroom sinks, and have recently added two gorgeous apron style bamboo kitchen sinks! These sinks will warm up a modern farmhouse, country or industrial kitchen with its gorgeous wood grain and sample size.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Money Saving Designer Kitchen Makeover Tips
On February 22, 2019
When you start researching how to spruce up your kitchen, you quickly realize just how expensive it can be. These days, you don’t need marble countertops or all stainless steel appliances to make your kitchen look high end. If you want the look for less, these tips will spruce up your space without overspending on time and money.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Design a Kitchen Layout
On February 21, 2019
When considering the layout of your new kitchen, the first thing to think about is where everything will go. In this article, we will be looking into all of the different ways that kitchen countertops and appliances can be laid out, and which layout will work best for each type of kitchen.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Relaxing Bathroom Makeover Tips
On February 15, 2019
Does your bathroom feel stark, cluttered, or just plain dull? Does it feel as though your bathroom is a bit outdated? Or maybe you just want to enhance the relaxation of your most private room. Whatever your reason, these simple tips will help you to achieve your goal of giving your bathroom the spa treatment.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Kitchen Overhaul Planning Checklist
On February 8, 2019
Are you ready to undergo one of the biggest changes in your home? That’s right, a kitchen renovation is one of the most exciting and dramatic changes that can be made. It can also be stressful and expensive, so to make sure your renovation goes right, we’ve compiled a handy list for you to consider before embarking on this journey.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Create a Cozy Kitchen Atmosphere
On February 1, 2019
This is the year to learn to bring joy into the more hectic parts of our lives. Perhaps you want to have guests over more often, or just make more meals for yourself at home. If you want to create a cozier environment in your kitchen and more easily enjoy the time you spend there, here are some quick and easy adjustments to help soothe your frazzled soul.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets
On January 25, 2019
Replacing cabinets is a great way to upgrade your kitchen, but it is also very expensive. So, why not do it yourself? With these simple by-step instructions, you can transform the look of your kitchen in a weekend.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

KBIS 2019 Survival Guide
On January 18, 2019
Las Vegas is a busy city, and conventions make it all the more hectic. With heavy traffic, crowds of people, and lots to see and do, attending the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show could easily become overwhelming if you come under prepared. Your participation in this must attend event will however be an exciting opportunity, so don’t risk missing out on anything! With these simple tips, you will be ready to get in there and make the most of the KBIS 2019 convention!

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Why Hire an Interior Designer
On January 11, 2019
If you are considering remodeling your home, one of the first things that comes to mind for many people is, can I do this myself? There are certain DIYs that can be done by an amateur, such as painting or minor landscaping. When it comes to the design of your home, if you want it done right, have it done by a professional!

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

A Healthier Kitchen for the New Year
On January 4, 2019
With the new year comes new resolutions, but the most popular ones are invariably, to be healthier, to be more organized, and to live more sustainably. If your goals align with any of these ideas, the place to start is, of course, in the kitchen! Here is a list of the most effective ways to start your new year of cooking off right:

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer