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4 Beautiful DIY Backyard Upgrades For Spring

Spring is upon us and the sun is shining! If you are itching to spend more time outdoors, here are a few do-it-yourself (DIY) projects to upgrade your backyard this season. Edge your planting beds. Landscaping with seasonal flowers, trees and shrubs is a given when adding beauty to a backyard, and edging adds a…

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Homemade, Healthy Kid-Favorites For Picky Eaters

No kid can live on microwaved chicken nuggets alone. If you have a picky eater or two (or more) on your hands, it may seem impossible to get them to try anything new. Short of sneaking veggies in disguise into their diet (à la Chocolate-Spinach Brownies), what can you do? Come dinnertime, don’t fret! We’ve…

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How To Seamlessly Blend Style And Storage In the Kitchen

Balancing your need for a functional kitchen and your desire for a beautiful high-end kitchen design can be challenging. Anyone who has looked around at the end of the day and asked themselves, “How did this happen?” understands. Clutter can accumulate in minutes, especially in a high-traffic room like the kitchen. And let’s be honest,…

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3 Easy Winter Weekend Projects For The DIYer

Does the winter weather have you stuck inside and itching for something to do? If you’re an avid DIYer, add these weekend projects to your home improvement project plan. Each easy project can be knocked out in a day or two — the ideal solution for that winter weekend boredom. Best of all, your home…

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Inspirational Quotes For The DIY Home Enthusiast

If you are dreaming of new kitchen cabinets in the new year, or you are about to design your own kitchen with ready to assemble cabinets, you may need a little inspiration and encouragement. When you shop The RTA Store and take advantage of our free design service, installing those new kitchen cabinets isn’t as…

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Essential Tips & Techniques For Cooking At Home

If you’re new to the kitchen, cooking at home may seem intimidating. But if you can design your own kitchen, you can certainly boil a pot of water or fry an egg, since all these tasks are as easy as pie! Don’t let that high-end kitchen go to waste. Here are the essential tips and…

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5 Frightfully Festive DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas

Halloween is creeping up on us, so that means it’s time to add a touch of scary (or not-so-scary) décor to your home, before it’s too late! Whether you live in an old haunted mansion or a brand-new town house with black cabinets — transform your abode with these fun and frightfully festive DIY Halloween decorating ideas!  …

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Food Safety Tips For A Cleaner And Healthier Kitchen

As the weather gets cooler and we head into the holiday season, it can be easy to cut a few corners in the hustle and bustle — including a clean and healthy kitchen. Food safety is something that should never be overlooked. This week, we’re looking at how you can use your cabinetry to maintain…

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