Before and After: Birds of a Feather

When the clients approached me about this remodel, they mentioned the lack of useful space to the point that they had to add an extra piece of furniture to accommodate their needs, their growing family felt crammed in the kitchen area, and the space felt dark, even though it has three sources of natural light.

Here are a couple before pictures.

The first thing we did was opening up the wall that divided the kitchen from the living room, we gave the kitchen an L-shape with an entertaining island. The perimeter was redesigned to hold appliances and kitchen gadgets in the base cabinets, allowing us to create an open, airy feel on the walls.

We kept the cabinet and countertop color very neutral so we could give the room a pop of color with wallpaper! Yes, it is making a comeback.

To keep budget costs down, we skipped the can lights and went for three strategically placed lighting fixtures: at the sink, over the island, and above the entertaining area of the kitchen.

If you look closely enough, you will see that both, the wall paint and the Corian countertops are a very faint shade of gray, and so is the tile grout.
It is always those small details that tie a project together, don't you think?

Speaking of details, aren't these knobs adorable?

My favorite part was when the client told me that they loved the kitchen, but that their quality of life has vastly improved since the remodel.

Are you ready for a change in your home?

Materials, installation, and design: K&W Interiors
Supervision: John Stiner
After Photos: Katherine Wierzbicki
Lovely flower arrangement: Natasha Price


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