Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Kitchen Renovation after Devasting Fire (Part 2)

Summer is in full swing here in Richmond and the heat is on!  Thunderstorms are in the forecast again today...and many are looking to renovate their kitchens for the upcoming holiday season.  Here is the second in a series of posts about my project of the "house that burned from a summer lightning strike".

Here is the kitchen from the original house
(major confusion just days after the fire)
Now the kitchen is bright and airy! 
Remember the home was re-built on the existing foundation, so the rooms are all the same size.  We created light and space by changing cabinet layout and color, opening doorways, widening the pass-through over the sink and using double sided glass cabinets.
This furniture-like cabinet was built to accommodate the pantry and the refrigerator.  The use of a wood counter and bonnet top help this area standout as a focal point.  The chocolate breakfast counter also "reads" like a piece of furniture floating in the kitchen.  The beautiful light fixture from Ferguson hanging above keep this counter an intimate dining space. The beautifully curved barstools and dining chairs are from Artistica and are upholstered in Brunschwig & Fils fabric.
The Walker Zanger tiled niche above the wolf range is the focal point.
Colors from the hand-painted tiles set the palette for this space.

This kitchen will be featured in the August issue of Elite Interiors magazine.
 (A glossy monthly life-style magazine in Russia.)

I hope you enjoyed the post.  As always, if you would like assistance with your next project, contact our offices to see how we may best make your dreams a reality!

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