Tuesday, June 17, 2008

tyrak's Kitchen

finally finished

Contact: tyrak (My Page)
Posted on Sat, May 31, 08
Link to kitchen photos: http://s161.photobucket.com/albums/t228/tvsmij/House%20photos/

  • Maple cabinets, mission style w/ginger finish
  • Ginormous Copper sink bought from mexicopper.com off of ebay
  • Cement countertop we did ourselves
  • appliances are all Kenmore elite from Sears
  • Floors and backsplash are porcelain tiles
  • Pendent lights were from Lowes
  • Main lights were from Home Depot

From category checklist:
Kitchen_Budget: Middle
Kitchen_DIY: Do-It-Yourself
Kitchen_Size: Small
Kitchen_Floor_Plan: No
Kitchen_Shape:Straight: yes
Kitchen_Style:Contemporary: yes
Kitchen_Ceiling_Height: <8ft>
Cabinet_Composition:Wood:Maple: yes
Cabinet_Finish:Stained: yes
Cabinet_Finish_Other_Text: ginger
Cabinet_Color:Brown: yes
Counter_Concrete: yes
Counter_Mixed: No
Counter_Unique: Yes
CounterColor_Black: yes
App_Kenmore: yes
Appliance_Color:Stainless: yes
Floor_Porcelain/Ceramic: yes
FaucetMfg: Hansgrohe
SinkMfg: handmade/mexicopper.com
SinkComp:Copper: yes
Feature06: Apron Sink
Feature108: Broom Closet
Feature21: Coffee Center
Feature31: Full Extension Drawers
Feature34: Custom Hood
Feature35: Ice Machine
Feature95: Lazy Susan
Feature48: Lighting: Pendant
Feature99: Pullout Pantry
Feature70: Rollout Trays
Feature87: Warming Drawer


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