Tuesday, June 17, 2008

vwhippiechick's Kitchen

Hippiechick's DIY kitchen- ''Are they ever really finished?''

Contact: vwhippiechick (My Page)
Posted on Thu, May 29, 08
Link to kitchen photos: http://s260.photobucket.com/albums/ii22/vwhippiechick/

  • Mouser Custom Cabinetry - Creme Distressed with Square Inset Coventry doors and Knotty Alder with Russett stain Square Inset Amity Doors
  • Paint - Cafe by Devine (THE most difficult choice)
  • Electrolux Icon 36" Dual Fuel Range (lovelovelove it!)
  • Electrolux Icon 36" Vent Hood
  • Tapmaster - toekick activation (the best recommendation by GW'ers)
  • Samsung French Door Refrigerator
  • Asko Prostyle (whatever that means) dishwasher
  • Danze Parma Prerinse stainless steel faucet (aesthetic is so-so but function is exceptional)
  • Danze Parma SS soap/lotion dispenser
  • Travertine Floors (running bond pattern) "Premium Noce" 18"x18" from Lowe's (killer deal on these)
  • Soapstone Counters - Amazon prefab'd by Maine Soapstone (great company-did exactly what they said they would)
  • Ticor single bowl sink (another great recommendation from this forum)
  • Stainless Steel Quilted backsplash - Ebay vendor -Rigidized Metals (great customer service)
  • Lisbon Linen - curtain fabric
  • Berenson Hardware - cup pulls and knobs
From the old kitchen:
  • Chandelier from Lowe's
  • Freestanding island with butcherblock top from local furniture store
  • Vintage Hoosier Kitchen cabinet - wedding gift from grandmother
From category checklist:
Kitchen_Budget: Middle
Kitchen_DIY: Do-It-Yourself
Kitchen_Size: Medium
Kitchen_Floor_Plan: No
Kitchen_Shape:L+Island: yes
Kitchen_Style:Eclectic: yes
Kitchen_Ceiling_Height: >8ft
Cabinet_Composition:SolidWood: yes
Cabinets_Refaced: No
Cabinet_Composition:Wood:Alder: yes
Cabinet_Composition:Wood:Maple: yes
Cabinet_Finish:Stained: yes
Cabinet_Finish:Painted: yes
Cabinet_Color:White/Cream: yes
Cabinet_Shade:Medium_Wood: yes
CabColor_Mixed: Yes
Cabinet_Manufacturer: Mouser custom cabinetry
Counter_Soapstone: yes
CounterWood_Butcherblock: yes
Counter_Mixed: Yes
Counter_Unique: No
CounterColor_Black: yes
App_Asko: yes
App_Electrolux: yes
Appl_Samsung: yes
Appliance_Color:Stainless: yes
Floor_Travertine: yes
FaucetMfg: Danze
SinkMfg: Ticor
SinkComp:Stainless: yes
Feature23: Corner Sink
Feature116: Dish Drawer
Feature31: Full Extension Drawers
Feature37: Inset Doors
Feature40: Island: Movable
Feature43: Island without Seating
Feature48: Lighting: Pendant
Feature106: Plug inside Cabinet
Feature99: Pullout Pantry
Feature72: Sink tilt-out tray
Feature112: Skylight
Feature73: Soap Dispenser
Feature109: Stone
Feature76: Tapmaster