Sunday, November 25, 2012

marmoreus' Kitchen

Creamy White Kitchen with Stained Alder Island

Details from marmoreus on 11/16/2012
Link to marmoreus's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to marmoreus's Finished photos

New home build completed in October 2010.  Received so much help from Gardenweb--thanks so much!

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Perimeter cabinets: Decora, style is Harmony, finish is Chantille in maple.
  • Island cabinets: Sorrento (Hermosa finish on alder)
  • Backsplash: Walker Zanger Gramercy Park (Heirloom White and Pipe Smoke)
  • Granite on perimeter: Antiqued Nordic Black (love this!)
  • Granite on Island: Alaskan White
  • Pendant lights: Schoolhouse Electric. The fixture fitter size is 6" and the shades are 14"
  • Knobs & pulls: Amerock Highland Ridge
  • Barstools: Restoration Hardware (bought during Friends & Family sale--20% off--yay!)
  • Wall color: BM Revere Pewter
  • Flooring: American walnut w/ Waterlox finish
  • Sink: Shaw's farmhouse sink
  • Sink faucet/soap dispenser: Danze Opulence
  • Range: NXR
  • Wall oven: Kitchenaid model #KEBS107SSS
  • Fridge: Bosch model #B36IT71SNS>
  • Dishwasher: paneled Bosch
  • Micro: cheapo GE
  • Chandelier: Hubbardton Forge model 101160 in the dark smoke finish
  • Wallcovering: grasscloth by Schumache
  • Wall Shades: woven wood shades by Kirsch
  • Ceiling fan: Craftmade Metro Fan w/ walnut blades

Kitchen Details:

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    New Kitchen/New House  
Kitchen installation:    Hired General Contractor   

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Large Family, Small Children   
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed   
Kitchen Size:    Large (over 350 sq.ft)   
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):    16x26 (this includes eat-in dining area)   
Kitchen Height:    Height 10 feet or less   
Kitchen Shape:    L-Shaped Kitchen plus Island   
Kitchen Style:    Classic Style, Shaker Style, Transitional Style   
Kitchen Island:    Single Island, Island With Seating, Island with one level   
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):    62x98         
Kitchen Seating:    Island Counter Seating   
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design   
Design Special Features:    Multiple Prep Areas     

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Stock Sizes   
Cabinet Manufacturer:  Decora
Cabinet Manufacturer:  Sorrento
Cabinet Wood: maple
Mixed Cabinets?    Mixed Cabinets perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)  
Cabinet Special Features:    Full Extension Cabinet Drawers, Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers, Cabinet Inserts of Clear Glass
Cabinet Other Information:   5-piece flat center panel drawer. Solid reverse raised panel door.  WOOD TYPE: maple
STYLE: harmony
FINISH: chantille
PROFILE: square base

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops  
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop  
Granite Countertop:    Alaskan White
Granite Countertop:    Antiqued Nordic Black
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)  

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash  
Backsplash Material:    Ceramic/Porcelain Backsplash  
Backsplash Type:    Subway Tile Backsplash  
Backsplash Pattern:    Running Bond Backsplash   

6. Kitchen Appliances
no information

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Main Sink Manufacturer:      
Main Sink Material:        Fireclay Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:        Single Bowl Sink
Main Sink Mount:        Apron Front Sink
Main Faucet Color/Material:        Nickel/Pewter Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:        Single Handle Faucet

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
no information

9. Kitchen Hardware
Knobs & pulls: Amerock Highland Ridge
The pulls came in quite a few sizes. On the perimeter my drawers were 36" and I used the 160 mm pulls which are 6.3 in centers and 8 3/8 in in total length. On the island I used the 128 mm ones (the sizes you referred to above) and the 96 mm ones (3.78 centers, 5" total length).

10. Kitchen Flooring
no information

11. Kitchen Pantry
no information

12. Kitchen Special Features
no information

13. Kitchen Decor
no information

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
no information

Before Photos:  No
Floorplan Photos:  No


Daddy said...

Looks beautiful. Can you tell me about the counter island overhang with the stools? How large is the overhang? Is it supported by anything? Thanks.