Pros and Cons of Open Shelving in the Kitchen

If you’re planning to do some kitchen remodeling in Philadelphia then you’ve no doubt spent a lot of time thinking about what types of counters, cabinets, and furniture would be perfect for you space, both in terms of looks and functionality.  Here at Airy Kitchens, we’re here to help you through these crucial design decisions that can make or break your next kitchen remodel.  Today, we’d like to talk about open shelving in the kitchen

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Kitchens about town this holiday season

We always have kitchens on the mind. But lately we've been noticing even more special kitchen events, kitchen art, and kitchen holiday celebrations around Philadelphia. Here are a few local Philly Kitchens to check out this holiday season.

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1) The kitchen vest at the Philadelphia Museums of Art's Pearlman Building. 

Visit a beautiful, informative and fun exhibit on fashion. More specifically, script used in fashion. These clothes were either designed or owned by local Philadelphians. Most were very fashionable, but we loved 'Kitchen Vest' by Joan Steiner the most.

 

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2. Cooking Antiquity at the Aubrey Arboretum in Germantown. 

Airy Kitchens will be volunteering at Cooking Antiquity, a supper club that benefits the Aubrey Arboretum. Local chef Claire Phelan creates a "festive banquet inspired by the sumptuous holiday dishes detailed in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol", and our lead designer, Sean Lewis will be helping plate and serve the guests! Looks like this event is sold out, but if you're looking to visit a local historic home...

 

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3) 'A Very Philly Christmas' at the mansions in Fairmont Park.

Many events to choose from across 6 mansions decorated for the holidays in Philadelphia's Fairmont Park. We recommend  the hard cider sampling at the Cedar Grove house. While you sip, explore the homes historic kitchen (shown here). Tickets and pricing here.

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4) Philadelphia Home Show, Philadelphia ConventionCenter

What better place to see amazing kitchens than at the Philadelphia Home show? The show features great products and speakers. It runs from January 12 thru January 21. This year we're building a surprise piece for the Restore Up-cycle challenge! The theme this year is 'Urban Jungle' and you know our piece will be kitchen related!