Saturday, September 22, 2012

beaglesdoitbetter's Kitchen

Blue and White Kitchen with Long Island

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

The kitchen was part of a new home build. It was completed in February of 2012.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets: Dutch Wood Kitchens (Custom cabinet makers in Myerstown PA. (717) 933-5133
  • Counters: Island is bookmatched blue bahia, Perimeter cabinets are Statuario Marble
  • Sinks: Custom fabricated marble and custom fabricated concrete (Paco Originals did the concrete work). Instant hot and chilled water from Wasteking. 
  • Appliances: Miele 42"" cooktop; Jenn-Air ovens; Bosch integrated refrigerator, Sub-Zero fridge/freezer drawers; Sharp microwave drawer
  • Tile mural: Custom-made by Stone Impressions
  • Knobs: Custom-made glass knobs, Designer Glass Mosaics. China cabinet knobs are Schaub mother-of-pearl

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    New Kitchen/New House
Kitchen installation:     Hired General Contractor
Budget:    High Budget
Location Type:    Rural
Basic Other Information:     Home construction was Elite Home Builders in Reading PA.

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Just The Two Of Us
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed
Kitchen Size:    Large (over 350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):  
Kitchen Height:    Height 9 feet or less
Kitchen Style:    French Style, Traditional Style
Kitchen Island:    Island with one level, Oversized Island
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):    156L x 48W
Kitchen Island#2 Size (WxL):  
Kitchen Island#3 Size (WxL):  
Kitchen Seating:    Cozy Accent Chairs
Design Special Features:    Coffee Center, Custom Range Hood

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:    Dutch Wood Cabinets
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:    Completely custom cabinets, all interiors designed for organization. Highly recommend my cabinet makers, the prices were very reasonable, the cabinets were extremely high quality, communication and timeliness was great and they never said no to any suggestions or ideas, they made everything I wanted happen.
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Box (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Framing:    Framed Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Raised Panel Cabinet Door, Cathedral Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    White/Cream Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Cabinets to the Ceiling
Mixed Cabinets?    Blue accent color on hood, sink cabinets, china cabinet back
Cabinet Special Features:    Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers, Cabinet Inserts of Clear Glass

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop, Marble
Granite Countertop:    Blue Bahia
Marble Countertop:    Statuario
Countertop Color:    Blue Countertop, White/Cream Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Honed Countertop, Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Ogee Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)
Countertop Supplier:    Blue Bahia from European Granite and Marble, Marble from Imperial Marble and Granite
Countertop Fabricator:    Island fabrication done by Big Brothers Marble and Granite, Marble fabrication and custom marble sink from Imperial Marble and Granite.

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Marble Backsplash, Mural behind stove
Backsplash Type:    Mural Tile Backsplash
Backsplash Pattern:    Mural Backsplash
Backsplash Size:    Full backsplash
Backsplash Color:    White Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Mural from Stone Impressions (custom designed)
Backsplash Special Features:    Mixed Materials in Backsplash

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    Bosch
Refrigerator Color:    Custom Wood Paneled Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    Bottom FreezerRefrigerator, Built-in Refrigerator, Refrigerator Drawers, Counter-Depth Refrigerator, Under Counter Refrigerator
Refrigerator Details:    Bosch full size integrated fridge, Subzero fridge and freezer drawers
Range Hood Manufacturer:    Vent a Hood
Range Hood Max CFM:    401-600 CFM Range Hood
Range Hood MUA:  
Range Hood Color:    Painted Wood Range Hood
Range Hood Special Features:  
Cooktop Manufacturer:    Miele
Cooktop Color:    Stainless Steel Cooktop
Wall Oven Manufacturer:    Jenn-Air
Wall Oven Color:    "Stainless Look" Wall Oven
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Kitchenaid and Bosch
Dishwasher Color:    Custom Wood Paneled Dishwasher
Dishwasher Special Features:    Dishwasher Drawers
Dishwasher Details:    Have two separate dish drawers plus full size dishwasher
Microwave Manufacturer:    Sharp
Microwave Color:    Stainless Steel Microwave
Microwave Special Features:    Built-in Microwave in Drawer
Additional Appliances:    Dishwasher Drawer, Refrigerator Drawer

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Installed All New Plumbing Lines
Main Sink Manufacturer:    Paco Originals (custom)
Main Sink Material:    Concrete
Main Sink Shape:    Farmhouse w/ integrated drainboard
Main Sink Bowls:    Single Bowl Sink
Main Sink Width:    Main Sink 35 to 40 inches
Main Sink Cabinet Size:    Main Sink Cabinet over 36 inch
Main Sink Mount:     Apron Front Sink
Main Sink Special Features:    Unique Sink
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Whitehaus
Plumbing Special Features:    Air Switch, Pot Filler, Instant Hot Water, Tapmaster - Eurostyle, Under counter water chiller  

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Electric Outlet Covers:    Plugmold used under open cabinets and island. For areas w/ no uppers, we had the plugs built into the side of the refrigerator cabinet and the appliance cabinet and had magnetic wood pieces fitted over so the outlets disappear
Electric Special Features:    No Outlets in Backsplash, Plug inside cabinet, Plugmold under Counters, Plugmold under Cabinets
Lighting Special Features:    Chandelier in Kitchen, Under Cabinet Lighting

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Both Knobs and Pulls
Hardware Knobs Manufacturer:    Designer Glass Mosaics Schaub Mother of PearlHardware Knobs Material/Color:    Glass Knobs, Ivory/Tan Knobs

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Light Wood Floor
Flooring Details:    Natural American Cherry
Flooring Special Features:    Heated Floor

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Walk-in Pantry (Built-in)
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Fixed Shelves in Pantry Cabinet, Individual Sliding Drawers in Pantry Cabinet, Individual Sliding Shelves in Pantry Cabinet, Lazy Susan in Pantry Cabinet
Pantry Shelving:    Pantry Shelving Cabinets & Countertops, Fixed Open Shelving in Built-in Pantry, Painted Wood Open Shelving in Built-in Pantry
Pantry Door:    Glass Door on Built-in Pantry  
Pantry Items:    Broom/Dustpan in Pantry, Canned Goods in Pantry, Cookbooks in Pantry, Dishes in Pantry, Pots and Pans in Pantry
Pantry Containers:    Glass Specialty Jars  in Pantry
Special Pantry Features:    Appliances Used in Pantry, Electrical Outlet in Pantry, Chandelier in Pantry
Pantry Other Information:    Pantry custom designed and built by Dutch Wood Kitchens.

12. Kitchen Special Features

Eco-Friendly:    Includes locally sourced materials
Convenience Items:    Armoire, Baking Drawer, China Hutch, Cutting Board Storage, Dish Drawer, Integrated Drainboard, Drawer Dividers, Knife Drawer, Plate Rack, Hanging Pot Rack, Wall-mounted Pot Rack, Recycling Pullout, TV, Trash Foot Pedal, Trash Pullout, Tray Dividers, Water Dispenser

13. Kitchen Decor

Decor Wall Color:    Gray Wall Color
Decor Wall Color Details:    Sherwin Williams Tinsmith  

14. Kitchen Additional Comments

Before Photos:    Before Photos Not Included
Floorplan Photos:    Floorplan Image Not Included