Wednesday, March 18, 2009

alina_1's Kitchen

DIY Low budget contemporary kitchen with sitting area

Contact: alina_1 (My Page)
Posted by alina_1 on Mon, Aug 18, 08
Link to alina_1's Gardenweb finished kitchen post (embedded)
Link to kitchen photos:


  • Cabinets: Ikea
  • Countertop: 45 sq. f. granite countertop (Impala black)
  • Appliances: KitchenAid
  • Floor: porcelain tile
  • Some of the not-so-basic features we really love:
    SS appliances (close to the top of the line)
    Porcelain, granite and travertine mosaic tile
    Undermount sink (Kohler)
    Custom built-in sitting area
    Ralph Lauren paint
    Undercounter osmosis water filter
    Appliance garage
    LIGHT FIXTURES!!! (track light, pendants, recessed)
    Solid wood (pine) doors and cover panels
The kitchen is 180 sq. ft.
The total budget is 11.5K. All the work DIY (except granite countertops).
Appliance Garage
Bench Seating
Cabinets: Base >24"deep
Cabinets: Wall >12"deep
Coffee Center
Counter-depth Frig
Filtered Water Faucet
Frameless Cabinets
Full Extension Drawers
Glass Doors
Lighting: Pendant
Lighting: Recessed
Lighting: Tech
Lighting: Under Cabinet
Microwave Shelf
Open Shelving
Plug inside Cabinet
Soap Dispenser
Water Filter
Custom-made sitting area
mosaic backsplash
pullout baskets instead of shelves


Vicki said...

You did a great job working with your space. Very up-to-date and clean looking. You must love it.