Text of Kitchen and family room project makeover in detail
1.Kitchen/family room makeoverProject Images with Details Various views of 1100 sq ft area Part of a 1250 sq ft renovation: complete design job also included butlers pantry and laundryGoal for kitchen; to add as much storage as possible within existing footprint for a busy family cook and integrate it with a French inspired design motif. Added kitchen features include warming oven, ice maker, second disposal and wall oven. Goal for family room; to improve flow ,maximize seating , incorporate updated TV that could be hidden when not in use, add a beverage center. Family room has 16 ceiling and kitchen elevation is 8. They are contiguous spaces with a knee wall between. Original kitchen and family room were removed to walls. Original fireplace was removed and gas insert supplied along with new stone mantel. Finishes include custom glazed plaster throughout, new 16 porcelain floors laid on diagonal, hand cut subway tile backsplash with custom designed mosaic insert, all new lighting, furnishings, custom window treatments and accessories. Colors were kept light.New features in kitchen; extended island, desk with storage bookcase, rebuilt pantry with new doors and inserts, added 105 of additional custom cabinetry, many specialized pull outs, new granite countertops, hanging fixtures and under- cabinet lighting throughout. New features in family room; dry bar, AV storage and added 14 high built out fireplace wall with panel and architectural ornamentation, TV remote panel component. Electronics cabinet and bookcase, 16 ornamental frieze connects with dry bar.All design specifications, including concept for fireplace wall, space planning , furniture , window treatments , accessory selection and project management by S. B. Seyler, IFDA
2. New split pantry door with panel added above beside a new ornamental footed cabinet with bi-fold base 3. View from island 4. Added custom storage footed cabinet 5. New bookcases, AV storage, dry bar with beverage refrigerator 6. Exterior wall family room ; new fireplace built out with remote panel for TV 7. Knee wall shortened, new desk and side cabinet with storage and display 8. Family room seen from 2nd floor balcony 9. Detail of frieze above family room built ins; panel molding on door surround 10. View from above looking at left corner of family room and kitchen desk 11. Left facing corner of family room showing fireplace with TV panel and chandelier 12. Opposite corner of family room, outside wall 13. End of island and slider door, Bausman kitchen table 14. End of knee wall looking into family room 15. Oven wall with microwave and warming oven, bread box etc.Under cabinet lighting throughout 16. Looking from family room towards kitchen 17. From kitchen entry looking at custom hood and mosaic detail 18. View 2 family room into kitchen 19. View showing knee wall and location of butlers pantry 20. View of new sink, with custom arch top window treatment, accessories . Trombe door appliance cabinet has added electric outlets. Note edge of double granite counter top on island. 21. Island view from end.Custom cushions on bar stools. Note pull down hanging rack is visible From open laundry room door. Island and interior wall cabinets are finished in an antiqued cream color which coordinates with the granite. The illusion of the lighter cabinetry on this inside wall expands the visual space significantly, since it blends more with the glazed plaster walls.