Oh my goodness gracious! I can’t quite wrap my brains around what is happening. Just a few days ago, this house was mainly boards, nails, wires, and pipes. Now, it is dressed up with a beautiful sheet of whiteness. It is amazing to see how gypsum pressed between white paper can vitalize a house. Here are a few pictures of the kitchen from the start to its current status. You will see how the room had to go through a process I will refer to as “The Dark Stages”!
Big difference, huh? It looks so much brighter and bigger! Don’t worry, the character in the beautiful crown molding and trim was preserved in every other room in the house. By the time this kitchen is full of cabinets, there will be no room for trim. Also, we decided upon rustic beams over fancy crown molding so as to balance out the “warmth” in the Great Room…and reserve the formality for special occasions in the Dining Room!
I’m not sure if you noticed, (although I kinda hope you did)… I haven’t been posting my usual 2-3 posts/week. Scott and I have been so busy lately; It’s the time of year with family events just about every weekend. Meanwhile, we are doing our best to coordinate all the Phase Two projects. It feels like a roller-coaster ride, and there are days that I can’t keep up with all the decision-making!
Just in the kitchen alone, I would say Scott and I made about a hundred decisions…some so much harder than others (those high hats were such a headache) especially having such a disproportionate layout from the start. The good news is that we typically LOVE the end result once we reach mutual consensus.