Wednesday, October 17, 2012

jodi_in_so_calif's Kitchen

Fire & Ice Zen Kitchen

Details from Jodi_in_So_Calif on 10/3/2012
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1980's Southern California track home total kitchen remodel ... 3 weeks start to finish.
Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets: Valley Custom Doors Cherrywood w/brandy stain & chocolate glaze
  • Cabinet Pulls: Kraftmaid Satin Chrome 5"" (Style 205)
  • Cabinet Glass: Reeded cut on the horizontal
  • Granite: Impala Black
  • Appliances:
    • Bosch OTR Microwave, Oven, Dishwasher, GE Monogram 30"" cooktop, Kenmore Elite (by LG) fridge
  • Faucet: Kohler Forte brushed nickel.
  • Sink: BlancoSupreme undermount, 1+3/4 8""/7"" sink (510-888)
  • Backsplash: Jeffrey Court Chapter 9: Pietra Opus Quartz Brick Fire & Ice with dark umber replacement glass pieces 
  • Grout color: Quartz
  • Switches/Dimmers/Outlets and Wall Plates: Aspire by Cooper Wiring Devices
  • Floors: Victoria Floors Antique Collection Coique Chocolate, 7"" wide planks
  • Pendants: Tech Lighting Egypt in Dark Amber w/satin nickel trim
  • Recessed lighting: 4"" cans with satin nickel trim and black interior
  • Paint: ValSpar (Lowes) Ultra Premium Polished Silver. .

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/All New Items
Kitchen installation:     Hired General Contractor
Budget:    Middle Budget
Location:     U.S. Western
Location Type:    Suburban

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Just The Two Of Us
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed
Kitchen Size:    Small (under 150 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):  
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    U-Shaped Kitchen
Kitchen Style:    Traditional Style, Zen
Kitchen Island:    No Island
Kitchen Peninsula:    Peninsula With Seating, Peninsula with one level
Kitchen Seating:    Peninsula Counter Seating
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design
Design Special Features:    Built-in Pantry

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:    Valley Custom Door
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:    Cabinets: Valley Custom Doors Cherrywood with brandy stain and chocolate glaze
Cabinet Door Composition:  
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Cherry Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:  
Cabinet Box (Wood):    Cherry Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Framing:    Frameless Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Recessed Panel Cabinet Door, Beadboard Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    Medium Wood Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Glazed Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Cabinets to the Ceiling, Soffit between Cabinets and Ceiling
Mixed Cabinets?  No Mixed Cabinets
Cabinet Special Features:    Wall Cabinet greater than 12in deep, Cabinet Inserts of Unusual Glass
Cabinet Other Information:    Mitred corners.

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop
Granite Countertop:    Impala Black
Countertop Color:    Black Countertop, Gray Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Eased Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    No Mixed Countertops
Countertop Supplier:    Dal-Tile

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Glass Backsplash, Natural Stone Backsplash, Quartz brick and glass
Backsplash Type:    Sheet Backsplash
Backsplash Tile Size:    Backsplash Tile Square - Small (1x1 to 2x2), Backsplash Tile Rectangular - Medium (2x4 to 3x6)
Backsplash Size:    Full backsplash
Backsplash Color:    Multicolor / Colorful Backsplash, Neutral Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Jeffrey Court
Backsplash Details:    Jeffrey Court Chapter 9: Pietra Opus Quartz Brick Fire & Ice with dark umber replacement glass pieces for some clear pieces.
Backsplash Special Features:    Unusual Backsplash Design, Mixed Materials in Backsplash, Unique Backsplash Behind Cooktop

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    Kenmore Elite
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    Bottom FreezerRefrigerator, French Door Refrigerator, Regular size frig inset into wall to counter depth  
Range/Stove Manufacturer:
Range/Stove Color:    Stainless Steel Range/Stove
Cooktop Manufacturer:    Bosch
Cooktop Color:    Stainless Steel Cooktop  
Wall Oven Manufacturer:    Bosch
Wall Oven Color:    Black Wall Oven, Stainless Steel Wall Oven
Wall Oven Special Features:    Single Wall Oven, Convection Wall Oven  
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Bosch
Dishwasher Color:    Stainless Steel Dishwasher
Microwave Manufacturer:    Bosch
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:    Blanco
Main Sink Material:    Stainless Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    Rectangular Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:    Double Bowl Sink
Main Sink Width:    Main Sink 20 to 24 inches   
Main Sink Mount:     Positive Reveal Undermount Sink   
Main Sink Details:    BlancoSupreme undermount, 1+3/4 8"/7" sink (510-888)
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Kohler
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Nickel/Pewter Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Brushed Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Pull-Out Spray Faucet, Single Handle Faucet
Main Faucet Details:    Kohler Forte brushed nickel
Plumbing Special Features:    Air Switch 

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Electric Outlet Covers:    Switches/Dimmers/Outlets and Wall Plates: Aspire by Cooper Wiring Devices in Silver Granite and Black.  
Lighting Special Features:    Dimmers in Kitchen, Pendant over Sink, Recessed Lighting, Under Cabinet Lighting
Lighting Details:    Pendants: Tech Lighting Egypt in Dark Amber w/satin nickel trim
Recessed lighting: 4"" cans with satin nickel trim and black interior

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Pulls Only
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:    Kraftmaid
Hardware Pulls Material/Color:    Nickel/Pewter Knobs
Hardware Pulls Details:    Kraftmaid Satin Chrome 5" (Style 205)

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring
Flooring Manufacturer:    Victoria Floors
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Dark Wood Floor
Flooring Details:    Victoria Floors Antique Collection Coique Chocolate, 7" wide planks

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Reach-in Pantry (Built-in) 
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Fixed Shelves in Pantry Cabinet   
Pantry Door:    Glass Door on Built-in Pantry, 15 lite door with rice paper film
Pantry Shape:    Straight Pantry Shelves

12. Kitchen Special Features

Convenience Items:    Toe Kick Drawer

13. Kitchen Decor

Decor Wall Color:    Blue Wall Color, Gray Wall Color, Grass cloth
Decor Wall Color Details:    Grass cloth and paint: ValSpar (Lowes) Ultra Premium Polished Silver.  

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
no information  

Before Photos:  Yes
Floorplan Photos: No