One Room Challenge Kitchen Remodel Week 8-The Final Reveal!

I can’t believe its finally done! I don’t know about any of you, but when we start a house project in the moment it feels like it will never end. I’m so happy with how our kitchen turned out and I can’t stop looking at it. It is so much brighter and looks bigger even though we didn’t change the footprint at all. In case you forgot, this is what the kitchen used to look like…..

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One Room Challenge Kitchen Remodel Week 7- It’s all in the Details

It’s the final week of the one room challenge and I just finished all of the caulking, grouting and painting! This isn’t the most exciting step to share about although very transformative. Below are several before and afters to show just how important this step is to making the space look finished and polished.

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One Room Challenge Kitchen Remodel-Week 4

It’s week 4 of the One Room Challenge sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens. This is flying by and I’m excited to share some of the finishes we picked out with you guys!

Selecting Finishes

This has to be one of my favorite parts of the process. I enjoy searching for the perfect pieces to put together and bring my vision to life. Sometimes it can be frustrating when I have an idea of what I want but can’t find it anywhere or it doesn’t exist. But when I eventually do find what works it all just falls into place.

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One Room Challenge Kitchen Remodel-Week 3

Getting Started

Now that we have the plans drawn it was time to fabricate! Our cabinet maker, aka my brother programed the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine based on the rendering we drew up. To put it simply, this machine uses computerized controls and routers to remove layers of material as well as cut out whatever shapes are programmed. We used large slabs of MDF (medium density fiberboard), which is an engineered wood product made by breaking down wood into wood fibers and binding it into panels using high pressure and temperature. Sorry for nerding out a bit but I thought that was some interesting info. I hate acronyms without an explanation

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One Room Challenge Kitchen Remodel Initial Plans -Week 2

The Plan

Over the years I have figured out more and more who I am, what I love and what my design style is. Of course it is ever changing and evolving but the foundation has for the most part stayed the same. I favor neutrals but love to add texture, interest, and small pops of muted color with different materials and natural elements.

Our home is very “open concept”. From the front door you are able to see the living room, dining room and kitchen. Having a cohesive space is very important to me especially because it is essentially one giant room.

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