Thursday, May 05, 2011

Kitchen Progress Report

This was the wall dividing the kitchen from the dining room - in February. A temporary plywood top, and note the ugly-to-me countertop.

Beginning of April. The wooden shelf is finished and nicely complements the floor and the stair railing. I love the way the light streams into this house.

And here is the new counter top. Tim finished it on Monday, and I'm so glad to be done with the green/orange stuff. Now I think all the green is banished. Not that I'm opposed to green, but the colors in the house were quite atrocious. This photo highlights the browns in the counter top, whereas the next photo highlights the grays. It's definitely more gray than brown. Amazing what light can do.

And a close-up of the counter top, where it meets the slide-in stove. Tim put a Corian edge on the counter and I like the way it finishes it off. Next, the tile backsplash. The materials should be in early next week. And after that, painting the cabinets - the last job. It's been a long project, but progress is definitely being made.


  1. Looking good! I like the work top very much.

  2. Such a relief to have your own choices around. It's looking so good.

  3. Looking gooooooooood Lorrie! can't wait to see it finished.

    Have a great weekend!

  4. Beautiful makeover. Love the colour of the new counter.

  5. I'm sure this feels great to be almost done!

  6. Yeah Tim. How fabulous that he can do this work himself. That makes so many things possible. Looking good. What color will you paint the cabinets?

  7. Looking wonderful and inviting . . . how great to have such an accomplished craftsman for a husband.

  8. Hi Lorrie...isn't it amazing what a few changes can do to your home...and life!
    Have a most beautiful Mother's Day!
    ;-D Kathleen


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