Clear glass or plastic storage containers help keep cereal and other essentials fresh. Another bonus? They take up less space than boxes do, and add dorm room style to boot. Dress them up with stick-on paper or chalkboard labels.
A purple wall is countered with a hot pink bar with a white countertop stretching the length of the room. A black and white rose floral wall is decorated with bright multicolor butterflies. Butterflies hanging in the wire case surrounding the light bulbs bring the creatures to life with a 3D look. A food display is perfectly organized down the long countertop.
Wood crate storage brings personality to the entryway and host stand of this restaurant. Wine bottles and packaged food are displayed on the shelves leading to the simple wood stand. Next to the stand a tile wall draws the eye. The patchwork wall features neutral shades of orange, yellow and beige.
This outdoor kitchen offers an ideal place to entertain on a warm day. The stylish island countertop provides ample space for food preparation and display, making this kitchen area a grilling chef's dream.
In addition to the table decor, play up the color scheme of your party with finger foods. Customize easy-to-make almond cookies by adding food coloring to icing and then dressing them up with pearlescent, edible ornamentation.
With a long trough sink, an oven and range, and a beautiful custom vent hood with hooks for storing pots, this spacious quartz-topped island is made for serious cooking. The concrete-capped pedestal is used for displaying food and beverages.
Sleek, white lacquered cabinets are paired with charcoal gray floor tiles and a black butcher block island in this galley kitchen. Floating black wood shelves display kitchen necessities, while a stainless steel countertop and backsplash make food preparation and cleanup a cinch.
Display any sticky or messy foods inside of casserole dishes. This will keep them contained and neat while also soaking up any wetness or messy crumbs which will be knocked around or loose when handled by guests.
A white custom sectional sofa is paired with a classic Eames chair and matching ottoman to create this cozy living room sitting area. A large Restoration Hardware coffee table offers a convenient spot to set drinks and food, or to display a few knickknacks.
Casually enjoy a meal or spend time with the host as they prep food in this spacious, traditional kitchen. Cream cabinets discretely stow away kitchen necessities, and two glass-front cabinets put the pretty dishware on display. A small green island in the center provides extra prep space and adds a lovely color accent to the design.
On the back wall of this contemporary kitchen, frosted glass and steel cabinets offer visual relief from the texture of the bamboo. A nook for the microwave and a storage display for wine offer more countertop space for food prep. There's also a tambour door in the back corner, effectively hiding several small appliances which used to permanently reside out in the open on the countertop.
Actress, singer-songwriter and food blogger Haylie Duff is comfortable with her neutral-chic Los Angeles home. But designer Kelli Ellis decides to splash Haylie's home with a palette of white, pink and blue to create a feminine and eclectic holiday display perfect for her upcoming party. As seen on HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes.
The family has a cozy place to enjoy their meals after a long day of play. This outdoor dining area is located near the fire pit so that the warmth of the fire can keep the family toasty. It is also located close to the barbecue station so that food preparation and serving are a breeze.
Mint adds an alluring flavor to many vegetables, including peas, asparagus and carrots. In this rendition, mint kicks up the bite in a salad of ribbon-cut summer squash, peas, shaved ricotta cheese and green onions. Mint also plays well in a tomatillo and lime ceviche, pairs yummily with pork and helps cool spicy Indian food when blended with yogurt. Play with different mint varieties in the kitchen to find the flavor blends your family likes.