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Considering Countertops

Just like tiles, countertops play a huge part in the completed look of your kitchen. Stone is ever popular, but do you go granite, quartz or marble? Or maybe you’re not into stone and favour a butcher block, laminate or a recycled material. With so many countertop options IKAN offers our top five: Granite This Read More

Tile, the Finishing Touch

It’s not often we see a kitchen these days that doesn’t incorporate tile into some part of the design. Backsplashes, wall tiles and tiled floors are the usual applications, and with the popularity of streamlined cabinetry we’re noticing that homeowners are willing to go a little bolder with their tile choices. Tiles are the finishing Read More

Kitchen Coordination at Pierre & Karen’s

Pierre and Karen live in a beautiful new townhouse in the Songhees area of Victoria. They love their home but were not keen on the existing kitchen cabinetry so IKAN installed an ABSTRAKT white kitchen to coordinate with the rest of their space. IKAN completed the cabinet removal and installation in just four days while Read More

Full Shop

The recent IKEA Kitchen Event has left IKAN with a very good problem … Our warehouse is full, full, full! We have kitchens upon kitchens just waiting to be built and installed for IKAN clients and we can’t wait to share with you all the finished products. Looks like we may be outgrowing our newest Read More

Joan’s 100 Year New Kitchen

Joan came to IKAN with a desire to expand the kitchen in her 100 year old home to allow for entertaining. Her kitchen was small and very boxed in, as is common in older homes, so we presented her with design that included removing the wall between the dining room and kitchen to create a Read More

White & Bright

The beautiful Spring weather has us in the mood for something white and bright, just like this kitchen.   White cabinetry, pale stone, glass light fixtures and a pretty painted ceiling keep everything bright airy, just like a sunny day.

Jen’s Modern With a Hint of Vintage Kitchen

Jen’s kitchen is a beautiful marriage between modern and vintage. She chose IKEA RAMSJO doors in red-brown with oblong stainless steel pulls for her doors and accented the sleek, modern cabinetry with a 48″ vintage-styled gas range, classic dishwasher and refrigerator by Heartland Appliances. The retro look of her appliances give this new kitchen some Read More

Open Pantry

This open pantry has a Mid-Century Modern vibe we love, but a similar look could be achieved with more traditional shelving or an antique china cabinet. Do you have a kitchen collection you could curate in an open pantry like this one?

Stainless in the Kitchen

Stainless steel always looks clean in the kitchen and wears really well too. Stainless looks sleek and industrial in a modern kitchen and has a casual, rustic feel in a more traditional space. Check out a few of the ways we like seeing stainless steel used in the kitchen. Would you consider using stainless steel Read More

Missing Parts? IKAN Has You Covered.

    There are a dizzying number of pieces that go into building an IKEA kitchen and it can often be difficult to order missing or damaged replacement parts. So what do you do if a piece essential to the installation of your new IKEA kitchen is missing or broken? Call IKAN, you’re working with Read More