Client Project Reveal: An 80's Kitchen Transformed
We are excited to be revealing the kitchen remodel that we told you about several weeks ago! If you follow us on Facebook, you know that we held an open house last week per the request of several neighbors who were anxious to see the finished product. As I mentioned in my last post, this project took place only one street away from the house that I grew up in...it seems that the neighborhood is just as friendly now as it was then! We had a great time at the open house, so thank you to those of you who came out and to our awesome clients who so willingly welcomed their new neighbors into their new home!
Now to the good stuff! Let's recap incase you missed our last post about this project....
This house was built in the early 80's, burned to the ground in 1988 and was immediatly rebuilt. And from what I understand, the previous owner was a single male who smoked in the house for a number of years causing the walls and trim to yellow. Our clients purchased the home about 3 months ago and immediately hired A Well Dressed Home to execute the remodel wich consisted of the following:
- a completely remodeled kitchen complete with a new layout, new cabinets and appliances
- repositioning of kitchen walls to allow for more square footage
- new hardwoods downstairs
- removing carpet and adding wood treads to stairs
- new carpet upstairs
- new paint throughout, including on outside trim (we used Kilz to eliminate the odor)
- new windows
- new lighting and door hardware
And to give you a better understanding of the transformation, we had our photographer position his shots from the same angle as the original photos. Here are the photos taken when the house was on the market...
The new kitchen layout allows plenty of space for a breakfast table and chairs. And the spacious island not only allows for work space, but it also contains cabinet doors on the sides and back of the isalnd for maximum storage.
Notice the far wall...the "before" photo shows the tiny built-in desk and wall of windows. We opted to remove the desk, push the wall out 3' into the back patio and replace the windows with french doors for easy access to the goreous back yard and pool.
Ahhhhh...gotta love that gorgeous marble backsplash!
Thanks again to Dana, who was the lead Designer on this job, to our awesome construction team and to our amazing clients! We hope you all enjoy your new home for years to come!
Photos by Nate Rehlander www.naterehlander.com
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