Friday, October 05, 2012

kpasso's Kitchen

1928 Brick Bungalow

Details from kpasso on 9/23/2012
Link to kpasso's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to kpasso's kitchen photos
Link to kpasso's Before&After Photo

Remodel of 1928 bungalow kitchen - going for vintage-inspired with modern amenities, to go with rest of house and hardwood. Completed July 2011.
Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinetss: Showplace QS oak in autumn with ebony glaze
  • Outer Counters: Honed celestial green granite 
  • Island top: Maple butcher block 
  • Fridge: Samsung 
  • Appliances: GE Cafe 
  • Hardware/Lighting: Rejuvenation ORB fixtures and bin pulls/knobs; classic schoolhouse shade (Rose City and Laurel) 
  • Sink/faucet: Whitehaus farmhouse; Whitehaus faucet 
  • Floors: Refinished hard rock maple covered in hideous tile, underlayment and then more ugly tile 
  • Paint color: SW Opalescence


1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/All New Items
Kitchen installation:     Some Do-It-Yourself: 20%-70%
Budget:    Middle Budget
Location:     U.S. non-specific
Location Type:    Suburban

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Entertain Frequently, Just The Two Of Us
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed, Kitchen Designer
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):    15x13
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    U-Shaped Kitchen plus Island
Kitchen Style:    Arts and Crafts Style
Kitchen Island:    Single Island, Island With Seating
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):     
Kitchen Peninsula:    No Peninsula
Kitchen Seating:    Island Counter Seating
Design Special Features:    Open Shelving

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Stock Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:    Showplace
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Quartersawn Oak Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door Style:    Recessed Panel Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    Medium Wood Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Glazed Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Gap between Cabinets and Ceiling with Straight Cabinets
Cabinet Special Features:    Full Extension Cabinet Drawers, Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers, Cabinet Inserts of Wire/Nonglass

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop  
Granite Countertop:    Celestial Green Honed
Countertop Finish:    Honed Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Straight Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Painted Backsplash

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    Samsung
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    Bottom FreezerRefrigerator, French Door Refrigerator 
Range/Stove Manufacturer:    GE Cafe
Range/Stove Color:    Stainless Steel Range/Stove
Range/Stove Special Features:    Range Gas Continuous Grates, Range Griddle, Convection Range, Dual Fuel Range, Warming Drawer in Range
Dishwasher Manufacturer:  
Dishwasher Color:    Stainless Steel Dishwasher
Dishwasher Special Features:  
Microwave Manufacturer:    GE Cafe
Microwave Color:    Stainless Steel Microwave
Microwave Special Features:    Over the Range Microwave

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Mix of Old and New Plumbing Lines  
Main Sink Manufacturer:    Whitehaus
Main Sink Material:    Fireclay Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    Rectangular Main Sink, Extra-Deep Main Sink
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Whitehaus
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Chrome Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Polished Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Single Handle Faucet, Gooseneck Faucet, Side Spray Faucet   

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Lighting Special Features:    Pendant over Island
Lighting Details:    Rejuvenation light fixures in ORB

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Both Knobs and Pulls
Hardware Knobs Manufacturer:    Rejuvenation
Hardware Knobs Material/Color:    oil rubbed bronze
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:    Rejuvenation   
Hardware Special Features:    Unique Hardware

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    Reused Existing Flooring (Refinished)
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Light Wood Floor

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Tall Cabinet Pantry
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Individual Sliding Shelves in Pantry Cabinet

12. Kitchen Special Features

Special Materials:    Beadboard / Tongue-in-Groove
Convenience Items:    Recycling Pullout, Rollout Tray Shelves, Spice Drawer, Super Susan, Trash Pullout

13. Kitchen Decor

No information  

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
No information  

Before Photos:  Yes
Floorplan Photos:  Yes


Karen said...

One of my favorite kitchens on the gardenweb--a perfect blend of dark and light, shiny and matte--a really lovely space. Nothing is overdone. Understated.