Category Archives: Inspiration & Ideas

Carlisle Aging In Place Renovation

Aging-In-Place Kitchen

It’s a lucky few who find the home of their dreams at any point in their lives.  In the perfect part of the country. In the perfect neighborhood. A place that’s easy to call home. It’s even more unusual to find a dream home that ages well as you move into your senior years. The […]

Re-Imagining a Bedroom for a Child

Modern bedrooms for the children

Re-Imagining Your Children’s Bedrooms In a world where children learning remotely from home has become “a thing” we’ve seen an increase in the desire of parents to focus on both the aesthetics and functionality of their children’s bedrooms. Just prior to the pandemic, Mother Hubbard’s Certified Master Kitchen and Bath designers elizaBeth Marcocci and John […]

LED Lighting Creates New Kitchen Design Opportunities

Undercabinet LED lighting

It wasn’t so long ago that adding lights to the underside of upper kitchen cabinetry was seen as a luxury. Before the wide adoption of LED lighting, the most popular under-cabinet lighting solution was the use of halogen “hockey puck” lights. A major improvement over fluorescent undercabinet fixtures, halogen puck lights featured a warm hue, […]

Glass-Front Cabinets Set This Kitchen’s Style

from Houzz by Erin Carlyle on September 26, 2018 Kitchen at a Glance Size: 183 square feet (17 square meters) Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Designer: elizaBeth Marcocci, CKD of Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry Photos: Bob Skalkowski Prior to its renovation, this kitchen in an 1879 Pennsylvania home lacked counter space and had no range hood, and […]

Kitchen and Bath Design 2015 – What’s Hot, What’s Not

Dave Swanson of Reviewed.com was kind enough to interview Maria Stapperfenne and me during the hugely successful KBIS 2015. In his article, Kitchen and Bath Design in 2015—What’s Hot, What’s Not, Dave wanted the NKBA take on design trends for the new year. We were happy to respond by sharing some of the results from the NKBA’s […]