Tuesday, October 30, 2012

hlove's Kitchen

Yellow Kitchen in 1870s Home

Details from hlove on 10/19/2012
Link to hlove's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to hlove's Finished photos

Full remodel of a kitchen in a 1870s home, although the kitchen was likely an addition at some point a long time ago. Completed in 2012.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets: Unfinished maple inset from Crystal Cabinetry 
  • Cabinet Paint: BM Advance Hawthorne Yellow (we painted them) 
  • Hardware: Amerock 
    •  Handles: Mulholland in Rustic Brass 
    •  Cup Pulls & Knobs: Manor in Weathered Brass
  • Sink: Kohler Verse 33"" single bowl overmount stainless 
  • Insinkerator air switch (brushed nickel, I think)
  • Faucet: Delta Leland 
  • Hood: Zephyr 36"" island 
  • Range: GE electric (came with house) 
  • Dishwasher: Bosch (purchased 2 years prior to remodel) 
  • Fridge: Whirlpool Gold (purchased 2 years prior to remodel) 
  • Under counter oven: ""pre-owned"" 27"" GE Profile convection from CL 
  • Counters: Formica Lime Stone- honed finish 
  • Flooring: red oak with white stain 
  • Island prep table: purchased 3 years prior to remodel at local restaurant supply shop 
  • Shelves: made by contractor, we painted: BM Advance Apple Blossom 
  • Kitchen Walls: BM Aura Fine China 
  • Breakfast room walls: BM Aura Whispering Pink 
  • Kitchen chandelier: Etsy, painted to match room 
  • Breakfast room chandelier: Ebay 
  • Windows/Door: Marvin Integrity series
  • Raised the ceiling a foot to just under 8'."


1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Some new, some reused items
Kitchen installation:    GC 95%/Us 5%
Budget:    Low Budget ($10K - $20K)
Location:    U.S. Northeastern
Location Type:    Suburban

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Multiple Cooks, Small Children, Pet Accommodations
Kitchen Designer:    self-designed with lots learned from this forum!
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):    14 x 14
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less

3. Kitchen Cabinets
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4. Kitchen Countertops
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5. Kitchen Backsplash
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6. Kitchen Appliances
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7. Kitchen Plumbing
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8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
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9. Kitchen Hardware
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10. Kitchen Flooring
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11. Kitchen Pantry
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12. Kitchen Special Features
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13. Kitchen Decor
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14. Kitchen Additional Comments
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Before Photos:    Yes
Floorplan Photos: