An Efficient, Organized Kitchen
Initial Budget: $35,393
Final Cost: $38,691. The following client-selected changes increased the price: Adding a new front door and more trim work, and installing the floor tile on the diagonal, which required more labor.
Organize, organize, organize!
Bring in more light
Incorporate ample display space for collectibles
Create a soft, warm and welcoming kitchen
Relocated the appliances and sink to accommodate new layout
Removed existing closet and replace with new coordinating pantry cabinet
Bumped out open shelving unit to create visual interest and prominent display area
Mullioned glass doors on the flanking cabinets provided additional display space
Used an appliance garage to conceal most countertop appliances
Replaced double-hung window with an awning window
Repositioned the sink to establish a better work triangle and more efficient use of the countertop space
Replaced a fluorescent fixture with 4-inch and 6-inch recessed lights and undercabinet lighting
Cabinets: Option Kitchen stock and semi-custom frameless maple cabinets with a pearl finish. Beaded Shaker doors and glass doors. Dovetailed drawers with undermount glides. Accessories: Roll-out shelves, lazy Susan, recycle bins, tilt-out sink front, appliance garage, stacked moldings. Porcelain knobs with satin nickel back plates.
Appliances: Re-use of existing range. Client purchased Amana refrigerator, GE 18-inch dishwasher and GE Spacemaker microwave separately; cost is not included in budget.
Countertops: Corian in Maui color with full-height backsplash.
Flooring: Provenza tile in the Enigma style and Altamira color; 12-inch by 12-inch, 6-inch by 6-inch, 6-inch by12-inch cut from 12-inch by 12-inch.
Sink: Corian 871 large single-bowl sink in Bisque with stainless strainer.
Faucet: Grohe Ladylux Plus stainless steel faucet with black pull-out spray and stainless steel soap dispenser.
Lighting: 4-inch and 6-inch recessed lights; Sea Gull ambient lighting.