Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Kitchen...

We just want to mark our progress on our home since October, when we moved in our home, so I am positing BEFORE & AFTER pics of our house throughout the week. I already posted the before & after of our new WHITE cabinets in this post, but thought I would show the rest of the kitchen today...


BEFORE Eating Nook from MLS Listing:

AFTER picture of Eating Nook
I still LOVE the "Board & Batten" & it was so easy & cheap!
BEFORE picture-standing in Family Room looking into Kitchen

AFTER picture-Standing in the Family Room looking into the kitchen

Adios! Brown Paneling!I really don't know what to do with that little section of counter to the right??? Any ideas??
What is it for???
I'd really like to knock it out...but since we aren't re-doing our flooring anytime soon...it will have to wait.
It just fills up with mail & clutter & I HATE IT!

Any suggestions on what do with it???


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19 comments :

Shel at Dreamy Nest said...

Great job!!!! I love the board and batten. And you say it was easy?! ACK! This looks awesome! I hope you link up to some more parties and get more traffic here. You did a wonderful job!

The Standrings said...

stace you could make that like an office space- where you keep a calendar, family files, mail, computer & printer. you probably already have an area for that though!

Macey said...

Looks awesome!!!

Jen @ Just for Rachel said...

Hey, thanks for the comment! You are you going to have to let me know if you end up making an island!

Okay, I have to tell you, my first though when I saw the after picture (after seeing the before) was "WOW" I am pretty sure I said it out loud too. Great job, that looks so beautiful!! I love the molding in that spot. I am going to have to poke around your blog a bit, it already looks worthwhile :)

Green Eyed Girl said...

I love it... it looks like a completely different home. You have done an amazing job... and given the rest of us some inspiration... thanks! Vicki

Jessica said...

I think that little areas would be a cute "bar area, maybe wine rack, nice tray with glasses, shaker and ice bucket? I have always wanted a bar.. ;)

Julie Harward said...

WOO HOO...I would just put a big old rooster and hen there...or a beautiful holder full of fruit! I love what you have done here...so awesome on every level! Way to go :D

Holly Noel said...

staci! i love it. let's do lunch. next wednesday. at your house. i'll get the take out.
i want to see your casa in person.
and i vote for candy jars. lots of different shapes and sizes. filled with all my favorite candies. love going into houses and having a nice little treat :))))))))).
hope to see you next week!

mbkatc230 said...

Wow! What a transformation. This is really so pretty and fresh. And I love the board and batten - beautiful job. Kathy

diane said...

You have done a great job. It looks so much bigger and brighter. I can see you are a minimalist I wish i could be one. We are doing our kitchen make over in a few weeks. I'm lying, we are getting professionals in to do it. I must remember to take some before and after shots too.

Always Nesting said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the changes. The house has just opened up and brightened with your projects. You have a good eye for seeing what's possible.

I know all about the counter that is the junk collector. I think every home has one. :)

Thank you so much for linking to Woo Hoo! Wednesday and joining the fun!

Pamela said...

Wonderful redo!

Liz said...

Wow, what a transforamtion! Lovely job on the re-do! ~Liz =)

BLJ Graves Studio said...

Love the board and batten... fabulous!!!

Its So Very Cheri said...

Hey its Cheri from Its So Very Cheri. Did you get my e-mail that I sent yesterday (I just sent another one)? It is in regards to the clock give-a-way we talked about.

Cheri
cheri@itssoverycheri.com
www.itssoverycheri.com

Tammy@ A Doctor in the House said...

Wow! You were really able to see the potential of this house. What a great vision. Turned out fab! As for the bar, I like all the suggestions. I saw a cappucino bar once that was really cute. I'm sure you'll figure out something and it'll look great.

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

Oh my heavens! you have vision. I am in awe over the way you have redone your house! All of it looks great! You have done your house a huge favor. It looks so much better!

Crystal said...

Wow it looks completely different! It's like you have a new house! Great job!

Tracey @ My House of Giggles said...

Oh my goodness!!! you'd never guess it was the same house! WOW! You've done a fabulous job!