A kitchen refresh
niclanfamily
September 12, 2013 in Before & After
The time had come to refresh our old wooden kitchen, take down a conservatory, build a new room and try and create a nice family space. It took a while to select the units, choose the colours, appliances and bits and bobs but we are really pleased with the new look. Hope you like it.
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Emily Hurley
Gorgeous! Love the colors.
September 12, 2013 at 2:33PM     
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Brown Bros. Masonry
Wow, very cool. Would have never thought to have used that shade of purple in a kitchen...but it looks great. Lots of nice storage also.
September 12, 2013 at 2:53PM     
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Studio NOO Design
Great job, love the new island
September 12, 2013 at 3:18PM     
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Olde Wood Ltd.
Beautiful space and LOVE the purple!
September 12, 2013 at 7:21PM   
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niclanfamily
A couple more photos
September 12, 2013 at 10:51PM   
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niclanfamily
And 2 more
September 12, 2013 at 10:54PM   
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LB Interiors
Wonderful vision! Beautiful work!
September 12, 2013 at 11:05PM   
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Excel design Interior
nice one....
September 13, 2013 at 7:16AM   
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Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
I am in total love - there, I said it!
September 13, 2013 at 10:59AM     
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Sustainable Dwellings
Beautiful! However, your old kitchen was nicer than about 80% of them we blog about. Lol.
September 13, 2013 at 11:01AM     
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niclanfamily
We were originally going to go with a green on the feature walls but then wanted everything to match this photo that we had blown up of a trip we took to Naples FL last year. Wasn't quite sure if the purple would go ......
September 13, 2013 at 11:18AM     
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LB Interiors
Great photo!
September 13, 2013 at 6:52PM   
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meowl34
Love it. The colours look so warm and inviting. What is the size of your island bar? I love the side storage
September 15, 2013 at 4:56AM   
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niclanfamily
Hi Meowl34, thanks for your comments. The island measures 2.2m by 1.5m, the 1.5m side includes a 0.3m over hang for the breakfast bar.
September 15, 2013 at 6:06AM   
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pirateroo
Looks Fab-U-Lous! Love the purple, very well done!
September 15, 2013 at 10:53AM   
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bibsey
Did you keep the door pulls all the same size
September 15, 2013 at 4:28PM     
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meowl34
Thanks for that. One more question, what is the gap you allowed between your bench and island bar?
September 15, 2013 at 5:18PM   
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greengirl
It fabu. My friend would probably copy everything when I show it to her. What are the floors? They look great too
September 15, 2013 at 10:04PM   
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Brandon Roberie
Much nicer but one thing I don't agree on is the lack of a hood vent.
September 15, 2013 at 11:25PM   
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niclanfamily
In answer to the last couple of questions, the floor is MODULEO TRANSFORM CLICK 'VERDON OAK' 24962 VINYL FLOORING PLANK, I've also attached a plan of the kitchen that shows dimensions and units used. We ended up moving the island a bit further away from the fridge, just went with what looked best and made sure we left plenty of room for a walkway past the chairs and island bar. Most of the cupboards are 600 wide apart from the drawer beneath the hob which is 1000, and the larder units either side of the fridge which are 500 wide.
September 16, 2013 at 11:10AM     
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niclanfamily
Sorry, forgot to comment on the lack of a "hood vent", the main reason we didn't go for one this time is because I was forever smacking my temple on the last one ! I thought one day it would knock me out ..... I seriously thought about taking a hammer to it on more than one occasion to get in a preemptive strike!

The Neff ceiling extractor is pretty powerful, obviously not as effective as a hood but does a god job and more importantly doesn't get in the way.
September 16, 2013 at 11:58AM     
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Marylou Von Heyman
Tres chic!
September 19, 2013 at 9:47AM   
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margy184
Looks like a show home - you have a great eye for balance - it's truly lovely!
October 19, 2013 at 8:24AM   
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solincia
I must admit, for my personal tastes, I loved your old cabinets! Gorgeous, but your new kitchen is stunning as well. Two very different styles, but either way, you have fantastic taste. Nicely done!!
October 20, 2013 at 6:14AM   
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Bedbury Realtors
Great job on your new kitchen! Huge improvement!
October 20, 2013 at 8:22AM   
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Danielle
Gorgeous.
October 20, 2013 at 8:48AM   
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Studio NOO Design
Beautiful lighting, island is gorgeous. Congrats !
October 20, 2013 at 5:29PM   
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Emily S
Well done! And I LOVE your floors!
October 20, 2013 at 5:35PM   
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tamrenner
you house has amazing lines, its gorgeous!
October 20, 2013 at 5:49PM   
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greengirl
Omg, I didn't realize you posted the flooring. It's so funny cause we have made the decision to go with vinyl. Have not seen this one yet. Will look into it. Thanx
January 1, 2014 at 9:32PM   
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megcblu
Love! Very chic! Ikea? I thought I recognized the cabinets.
January 1, 2014 at 10:14PM   
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niclanfamily
The cabinets around the tv are from Ikea ... great for storing boxes and boxes of lego and quite sturdy so very kid proof
January 2, 2014 at 12:24AM   
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Cherry
Wow!!! I love it. You have done a fantastic job!
January 2, 2014 at 12:48AM   
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