Kitchen – Before and After

After eleven weeks of construction action and inaction, the kitchen is finally finished.  We’ve been using the new space for two weeks and couldn’t be happier.  Although we didn’t make many major changes, the new layout is more efficient, feels more spacious, and has improved our day-to-day living.  Pictures below: We chose a combination of… Continue reading Kitchen – Before and After

Kitchen Plan

The existing kitchen has adequate storage space, but counter prep space is lacking due to a choppy layout (door to carport, entrance from vestibule, and entrance from dining room) and unusable corner: The new layout provides more continuous counter space next to the relocated sink and wider counters on either side of the stove:


We are in the early stages of a kitchen remodel!  Preliminary finishes have been selected to include a porcelain “slate” 12″ x 24″ floor tile, hexagon tile backsplash, cherry wood base cabinets, white painted upper cabinets, and quartz counters. Black stainless steel is a current trend with appliances.  After reading some articles, we had concerns… Continue reading Kitchen!