Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Our Kitchen- A Work in Progress

Our kitchen is STILL a work in progress BUT it has come a long way from this...
Hello 1900's...although I did LOVE that huge porcelain farm style sink...that was about it!
We started this make-over total gut and remodel project in Janaury of 2009 (just a few weeks before lil G was born...and we wonder why it took MONTHS to complete!)
There was actually an old brick chimney that was behind an enclosed wall.

It was extremely messy!  I think some of that dust is still floating around even though we sealed the kitchen off from the rest of the house!
And now, 2 years later our kitchen looks like this...




We created this opening into our dining room with a breakfast bar and I LOVE it...it is definitely my favorite part of our kitchen and the area we use most!  It was just a small doorway before.
This is lil G's area...his kitchen and table we made to match our cabinets.
Our message area I completed last month...I had a really hard time deciding what to do with this very small area...and this works great for us!  I will have a full tutorial coming soon!
We still have to add the crown molding and curb molding on the cabinets, put a gloss coat on the tile back splash, and add a few decorative touches I'm working on...but it's a HUGE improvement and we LOVE it!

15 comments:

  1. I would have NEVER guessed that was the same kitchen! I am amazed at what you have done! wow!

    it look SO beautiful I love the cabinets you chose!

    thanks so much for linking up!

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  2. Oh My Gosh!!!! I love the kitchen!! It looks so good. I can't wait until we have a new kitchen! I love the little guys area!

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  3. That is one beautiful kitchen, you lucky gal! Oh how I wish I could change mine. Can you tell me what is that color on your wall? Looks so warm and cozy.

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  4. I love the colors. Beautiful job! What color is the green in the breakfast bar area?? That the color Ive been looking for that would I would love in my kitchen!

    Heather @ dorilukedesigns.com

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  5. Wow, that is what I call a kitchen. Looks like all the hard work paid off. Beautiful!
    I'm a new follower :)
    From Mommy to Calm Insanity
    I love your blog.

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  6. Looks amazing, what a difference!Your newest Follow me back Tuesday follower www.dashing-home.blogspot.com

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  7. WOW! That looks fantastic! I would have never guessed it was the same kitchen. Great job!

    I'm a new-ish follower. I'd love for you to stop by and follow me back:
    http://thejunkhouse.blogspot.com/

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  8. Followed you from Love Stitched. You guys are doing a fabulous job! Wow, that's gorgeous! And I love the little man's space, too!

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  9. I am super jealous of your kitchen, its amazing! I'm a new follower from the blog hop! I can't wait to read more of your posts.

    ~Kristina
    www.cobbled-stone.blogspot.com

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  10. A kitchen well worth the wait! I cannot wait to do mine..I started upstairs you are right it is SO messy and dusty. I hope I get great results:)
    I am visiting and following via tag back Tuesday.
    I have a guest poster today who could really use some comment love!

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  11. you took that down to the bare bones-wish we were going to do that. i really don't like my cabinets, but the boyfriend says we aren't touching them. boo! your reno looks great!

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  12. Wow! The remodel is fantastic. (I would have kept the farm sink, though. Maybe two side-by-side. Haha!) It looks like you have DEEP sinks now. I would *so* love that! We have two sinks, but I wish they were the deep ones.

    Anyway, thanks for linking with To-the-TOP Tuesdays. I'm here to follow back. :)

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  13. I LOVE this! Its FAB!!! Come on 'ova and share this at my Linky Par-Tay!

    *ENTER LINKY PAR-TAY Here! *

    xoxokara

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  14. Looks great! I don't know how you survived a two-year kitchen remodel though!!!

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