Singed, rodent-chewed wires. I mean, you can SEE that they are....I mean, they're burnt. They were laying in extremely flammable materials between two wooden slats and they are burnt. Yet our home still stands.
Just staying alive is such a miracle, don't you think? How many things like this happen and we never even know about it?
So! Clearly this remodel was essential and totally worth it and the gorgeousness of the results is just a side-benefit, thankyouJesus.
If you've not seen all the before pics, you can see them here (that's the first house tour from before we moved in) and here (that one is the kitchen specific one). But let's use these three as our before photos for this post:
And like so for the now....
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah, I still can't believe it's real!
Let's look at it some more things.
|I had to include this one because look at Lizzy's face. All the loling.|
This isn't the last you'll be hearing about this kitchen (much to your chagrin!) though because it still needs flooring (that is just the subfloor painted) and a backsplash. But for now....yes, for now this will do quiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiite nicely.
Maple cabinets with natural stain
Nevamar laminate countertops in Lunaria Shadow
Fridge- Whirlpool 4 door french door
Dishwasher- Whirlpool Gold
Cooktop- Whirlpool (gas)
Base cabinet oven - Frigidaire
Sink- Kohler (18 guage stainless steel; 9" deep basins)
Faucet- Moen Harlon
Hardware- Cosmas, black (handle : drawer cup pulls : knobs )
Wall paint: Yolo Colorhouse Bisque .06 , eggshell
Built-ins: Dutch Boy Kitchen and Bathroom paint, white (no-tint base), semi-gloss
Will you say a prayer of thanksgiving with me? What an incredible experience this has been.
If you have any questions or want more details, leave them in the combox here or on the fb page or twitter and I'll write another post with answers and pics.
Edit to add: You can find the "another post with answers and pics" riiiiight here