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$45,000 Kitchen

Making Room for Kids

Initial Budget: $38,000.

 

Final Cost: $42,000. The extra $4,000 stemmed from the client's decision to add to the project by replacing some windows and interior doors, adding lighting and having some work done in an adjacent half-bath.

 

Client's Goals:

  • Update the home's original 40-year-old kitchen

  • Improve efficiency of workspace

  • Remove soffits

  • Remove peninsula that divided room

  • Replace floor in kitchen and dining room

  • Incorporate desk


Designer's Solutions

  • Remove soffits to allow for cabinets of varied heights and more open space

  • Widen doorway into formal dining room and remove half-wall into family room

  • Install new lighting

  • Fashion two-level island with place for children on one side and cooking area on the other

  • Incorporate custom valences on island, desk, hutch and shelf above large windows

  • Set off apple green walls and deep red accents with light maple cabinets


Cabinets:
Medallion Shaker-style maple cabinets with a natural stain. Accessories: Rollout shelves, trash pull-out, beadboard panels on hutch and island, lazy Susan, corbels, shelf valance, wine rack, plate rack, towel bar and plate shelves.

Range: Pro-style stainless steel slide-in Jenn-Air range with downdraft.

Countertops: Granite on the island's raised circular bartop; other countertops are Corian in Linen with a beveled edge.

Flooring: Pre-finished hardwood

Sink: Corian sink

Faucet: Moen pullout spray faucet

Lighting: Recessed lights, undercabinet lights

Windows: Andersen casement windows with Prairie-style grills

 

 

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