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Kitchen & Dining, Kitchens Design
1962, post and beam ranch Kitchen update, Our  custom-built, mid-century home by architect Robert L. Earl.  We updated the kitchen and breakfast room with a nod to the 1962 vintage of the home.  Designer features include book-matched walnut cabinetry, Calacatta quartzite countertops, glass and stone mosaic backsplash, and stainless steel appliances., Kitchens Design
From 1980's Country Nightmare to Rustic Industrial Dream, This was my 1890's farmhouse kitchen in the Stix... that last saw a makeover in 1985. We're talking blue laminate countertops, bargain basement laminate flooring, white aging appliances, and a blindingly boring white tile backsplash. As part of a six week overhaul on my 3000 sq foot farmhouse, we gutted the kitchen - except for the cabinets with handmade inset doors that were lovingly built into place by one of the owners many decades ago. The cabinets were painted Chelsea Grey and upgraded with black iron hardware. We opened the doorway to the dining room and moved the fridge to an underused wall on the other side of the kitchen. We laid hand scrapped hickory floors in various widths to keep the colonial farmhouse feel. I chose a level 2 granite countertop in Nero Wave - a beautiful black granite with white veining. We used reclaimed barn board from the local lumberyard to create a custom backsplash to balance out the modern elements that were used in the kitchen. And what's a farmhouse kitchen without a big, deep apron front sink? The 30" sink and an oil-rubbed bronze faucet in a vintage design are at the heart of the kitchen. But the cherry on top? That's the custom-built barn door that replaced the old blue interior door that linked the mudroom to the kitchen. It was built with reclaimed hemlock siding from an old Pennsylvania corn silo. Someone had it planed down for flooring but returned it to the lumberyard because it was "too" rustic. Boy, I'm sure glad they did, because it made a lovely barn door that keeps the chill off from the uninsulated mudroom and fills the empty space next to the fridge. With rolling barn door tracks, it exudes the kind of beauty in function that is the epitome of our design., Kitchens Design
From Mid-60's to 2014 in 30 Days Before and Afters, Cambria Quartz is the center attraction of this space on the 9 ft. island and counter tops.  Love the mosaic above the slide in double oven., Kitchens Design
My Out Dated Kitchen, I hate my cabinets and I am at a point I am nit sure what to do please help me.  My kitchen is so out dated. I love watching your show  help., Kitchens Design
Kitchen backsplash help, Please help me decide on tile for kitchen backsplash. I have ivory fantasy granite, will be getting ss appliances. Planning on doing 3 x 6 subway tile. I like brutal honesty. That is how I learn., Kitchens Design

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