Thursday, September 27, 2012

angax's Kitchen

White Kitchen on a Budget

Details from AngAx on 9/19/2012
Link to AngAx's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to AngAx's photos

1989 kitchen updated in 2011. Kept cabinets and layout, painted cabinets and installed new lighting, counters, appliances, sink, faucet, flooring.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets : Original frameless pickled oak cabinets (1989) painted BM Decorators White
  • Trim paint: BM Decorator's White 
  • Wall Paint : BM Bone White 
  • Counters : Tropical Brown granite
  • Sink : undermount stainless steel : came from the granite supplier 
  • Faucet : Delta Addison in stainless steel 
  • Cabinet hardware : stainless steel pulls : not sure where they came from 
  • Backsplash : Daltile Rittenhouse Square subway tile in arctic white semi-gloss 
  • Dishwasher : Maytag 
  • Range: GE Profile 
  • Refrigerator : GE 
  • Microwave : original microwave : GE 
  • Floor- Mohawk Laminate
  • Window Treatments : Smith + Noble, Waverly Prelude Paisley crimson fabric 
  • Counterstools: Pottery Barn 
  • Kitchen Table & Chairs : Kmart Country Living collection (I told you I was on a budget) 
  • Lanterns above island : bell jar lanterns (Pottery Barn knockoffs) from 
  • Light fixture above kitchen table : original fixture, was shiny brass but I spray painted it dark brown

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/Many Reused Items
Kitchen installation:     Acted as own GC; hired subcontractors
Budget:    Low Budget ($10K - $20K)
Location:     U.S. non-specific
Location Type:    Suburban

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Small Children
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):  
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    Open Kitchen
Kitchen Style:    Classic Style, Traditional Style
Kitchen Island:    Single Island, Island With Seating, Island with one level, Oversized Island
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):      
Kitchen Peninsula:    No Peninsula
Kitchen Seating:    Island Counter Seating
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design
Design Special Features:    Message Center

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    Reused Existing Cabinet Doors and Boxes (Repainted)
Cabinet Manufacturer:  
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:  
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Oak Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:  
Cabinet Box (Wood):  
Cabinet Framing:    Frameless Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Cathedral Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    White/Cream Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Painted Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Soffit between Cabinets and Ceiling
Mixed Cabinets?    No mixed cabinets

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop
Granite Countertop:    Tropical Brown
Countertop Color:    Brown Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Eased Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    No Mixed Countertops  
Countertop Special Features:    Countertop deeper than 28in

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Ceramic/Porcelain Backsplash
Backsplash Type:    Subway Tile Backsplash
Backsplash Tile Size:    Backsplash Tile Rectangular - Medium (2x4 to 3x6)
Backsplash Size:    Full backsplash
Backsplash Color:    White Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Daltile

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    GE
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    French Door Refrigerator  
Range/Stove Color:    Stainless Steel Range/Stove
Range/Stove Special Features:    Range Griddle, Convection Range, Warming Drawer in Range
Range/Stove Manufacturer:    GE PROFILE
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    MAYTAG
Dishwasher Color:    White/Cream Dishwasher
Microwave Manufacturer:    GE
Microwave Color:    Black Microwave
Microwave Special Features:    Microwave On a Shelf
Additional Appliances:    Garbage Disposal - Continuous Feed

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Mix of Old and New Plumbing Lines
Main Sink Material:    Stainless Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    Rectangular Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:    Double Bowl Sink
Main Sink Mount:     Zero Reveal Undermount Sink
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    DELTA
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Stainless Steel Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Brushed Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Pull-Out Spray Faucet, Single Handle Faucet, Gooseneck Faucet 

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Lighting Special Features:    Pendant over Island, Recessed Lighting

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Pulls Only 
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:  
Hardware Pulls Material/Color:    Nickel/Pewter Knobs, Stainless Knobs

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring
Flooring Manufacturer:    Mohawk
Flooring Material:    Laminate Floor
Flooring Color:    Medium Wood Floor

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Wall Cabinet Pantry
Pantry Size:  
Pantry Depth:  
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Fixed Shelves in Pantry Cabinet

12. Kitchen Special Features

Convenience Items:    Appliance Garage, Bookshelf

13. Kitchen Decor

Decor Wall Color:    White/Cream Wall Color  
Decor Special Features:    Chalkboard / Chalkboard Paint  

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
no information

Before Photos:  Yes
Floorplan Photos:   No