Greater than a yr after beginning the renovation, I’m lastly sharing our accomplished inexperienced and white kitchen. The renovation course of itself took about ten weeks, however between consuming and cleansing (and consuming once more), it has taken me some time to get the ending touches excellent.
That is what the kitchen seemed like earlier than we moved in:
And, that is the kitchen proper earlier than we began the renovation. (We had the cupboards painted white after we moved in, pondering we’d maintain out longer than we really did on transforming.)
Our accomplished renovation:
I’ll do a comply with up submit within the subsequent week or so to point out you extra of the earlier than and after layouts. (We knocked out a wall in order that the outdated kitchen and entrance eating room all turned one room.) I’ll additionally fill you in on the home equipment, how the kitchen is working for us after a yr, and many others. However, for now, listed here are the “after” footage:
The 2 huge gadgets on my wishlist for this area have been two dishwashers (the perfect determination ever!) and a very fairly hood (we had it customized made). That was positively my splurge for the area, however I believe it was completely value it. I’m positive my husband agrees. 😉
I additionally actually love having open shelving. I really feel prefer it makes it a lot simpler to simply flip round from the dishwashers and put the dishes away. For essentially the most half, I simply maintain our on a regular basis dishes right here. We added L-brackets from the ironmongery store on the sides of the cabinets to decorate them up slightly. (I brush-painted them gold.)
That’s me heating up my espresso for the seventh time. (Each morning.) I used to be on the fence concerning the microwave drawer however it has labored out very well. I do like that it’s tucked out of the best way.
I knew I needed some shade on this kitchen and my first thought was to place it on the island. Our kitchen designer instructed placing the colour on the tip part of cabinetry as a substitute. I like the way it breaks up the lengthy room into completely different areas. The tall inexperienced cupboards each home pull-out pantries and we added the chairs so it might really feel like a small “conserving room.” It’s my favourite and most-used spot in the home.
We ended up with a brief wall that was actually too slim of a pass-through behind the bar stools so as to add any sort of perform. I took benefit of this clean area and hung a gallery of white frames with a few of my favourite shade pictures of the children. (It’s at all times the subject of dialog anytime somebody visits our dwelling.) I used to be additionally capable of work within the library sconces I’d at all times needed.
I continued the inexperienced theme on the opposite aspect of the kitchen by wallpapering the wall behind our desk. I discovered a inexperienced paint (Deep Jungle by Benjamin Moore) that just about matched my wallpaper pattern precisely.
This is identical desk I’ve friends signal.
I hope you loved the little walk-through of our new area. Let me know if in case you have extra questions on it that you simply’d prefer to see addressed in a future submit.
See all the kitchen format (earlier than, throughout and after) right here.
wallpaper // farmhouse desk (related) // lantern pendant // eating chairs (related) // eating bench (related) // navy lamp // grey console desk
KITCHEN ISLAND AREA
island pendant lighting // counter stools // drawer pulls // faucet
sink // hood (customized) // topiary // art work
GREEN SITTING AREA
inexperienced paint // bamboo window shades // spool chairs // woven ottoman
acrylic aspect desk // bulletin board // gallery frames // brass wall sconces
drink fridge // fridge // microwave drawer // espresso maker
All photographs by my proficient pal Hart to Hart Digital.