These before and after pictures have been along time coming.
Life has had some twist and turns since we got this home.
The process has been both frustrating and worth every minute of hard work.
Our children, grandchildren, my Father-in-law, son-in-law and a nephew all made this happen.
Dennis with his skills never ceases to amaze me.
The before picture of the kitchen in
a home we
bought in July 2013.
It had carpet,
linoleum and white oak cabinetry.
We kept the layout pretty much the same.
| We removed the large picture window and|
turned it into a sliding glass door and enlarged the window above the sink.
|Looking at the back of the house you can also see where we took a door out of the|
laundry room and replaced it with a
|Here is our transformation.|
We added new cabinets, tile floor, brick back splash, granite countertops and new light fixtures.
The new appliances are called Slate .
The hidden dishwasher that looks like it is a cupboard off to the side of the fridge with long handle.
|This was the view we knew we had to change we lengthened the wall to block the birds eye view into the quest bathroom.|
|These were the original stools that were left behind. With a little remodeling, paint and some vintage feed sacks to cover the old cushions they look almost new.|
|The sign is made out of left over flooring.|
This was the name of a little store that Dennis's grandparents had during the depression era.
|This is also their stove, it was the first big appliance they bought after they were married.|
It was given to Dennis and it fits perfectly in this spot.
|On the kitchen island I went with a black distressed look. Each color of cabinets also have different hardware.|
|These are porch lights that we combined and backed with more of the leftover lumber from the wood floor that we had installed in the great room.|
|This leads into the great room which|
I will get to at a later time along with some of the other rooms we have redone.