Not Your Average Hood Fan

February 10, 2017

These days if you’re building or designing a new kitchen your options go so much further than what style and color of cabinet to pick. As technology and methods of production evolves, there are so many options out there for us when we’re picking finishes and details on kitchen design. One of our favourite unexpected […]

Beautiful Built-ins

February 3, 2017

While we may be knows as the kitchen and bath experts at Gem, we love working on built in cabinetry projects. Custom millwork or cabinetry can completely transform a space from disorganized or cluttered to clear, organized and of course, stylish. Take for instance, your TV area. With toys, blankets, remotes, gaming systems, DVDs and […]

Don’t be Scared of a Black Kitchen

January 27, 2017

It’s not too often we get the chance to work on a sleek black kitchen but when we do, the results are nothing short of showstopping. We loved working on this Sarasota showhome and creating a striking black kitchen with beautiful metallic accents. When working with black as a main color in your design plan, […]

4 Reasons to try Open Upper Shelving in Your Kitchen

January 26, 2017

When it comes to kitchen design, a feature we love to incorporate into many of our projects is open upper shelving. When we make this suggestion to a client we’re working with we’re sometimes met with hesitation. Sure, with open shelving you need to have your pieces styled and you’re exposing dishes to the open […]

How to Make Your Laundry Room Look Like a Spa

January 25, 2017

Chances are, you saw the title of this post and went “pffft” there’s nothing spa like about doing laundry and while that may be true, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a “spa like” space where you can do that laundry. We want to talk about how to achieve a space that is functional and […]

Small Space Big Style

January 19, 2017

Just because a space is small, that certainly doesn’t mean that it needs to lack style! We had the pleasure of building not only one- but two kitchens in this particular home as we outfitted the main kitchen upstairs, and another one in the basement rental suite. In this particular home, we didn’t have a […]

Vignettes4 – Gem Cabinets Takes On A Design Challenge

December 2, 2016

Earlier in the fall, we had the pleasure of being part of one of Edmonton’s greatest design events, Vignettes. In it’s 4th year, Vignette’s is a design showcase, featuring some of Edmonton’s best designers, artists and craftsmen who come together in teams to create a uniquely designed space with only an 8’x8’ space to work […]

Kitchen Wine Organization

November 25, 2016

Calling all wine aficionados, today’s post is for you! When we begin working with a new client, one of the first topics we’ll discuss is functionality of a space. Whether we’re working on a kitchen, bathroom, custom storage unit or mud room – we always start by discussing your needs. For many people (a few […]

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