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Kitchen and family room renovation

Sarah Lyman Kravits

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mandymoore01 wrote:
Designing a small cabin kitchen - Curious as to what size the range is and the size of the island???
   Comment   January 9, 2013
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sarahandgarth
Hi! The stovetop is 36 inches and four burners. The island is 5' 6" by 2' 6". And I guess the countertop is even a little wider, since it hangs over. Maybe an extra 5 inches. We thought briefly about doing a 40 inch stovetop, but then we thought we'd lose too much prep space on the other side, so we're happy with the decision to use the smaller one. Have fun doing your kitchen!
January 11, 2013 at 2:23pm   
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allmarblehead wrote:
what type of floors are these?
   Comment   October 26, 2012
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Looks like a character grade hickory... color: natural
October 26, 2012 at 6:41am   
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Hi allmarblehead. These floors are indeed character grade hickory -- 4 inch planks -- with a Minwax stain in Special Walnut.
October 26, 2012 at 6:49am     
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shandry wrote:
I see that the paint on the cabinets is Misted Fern by BM. But I wanted to know what finish? - Is this an oil, in a matte finish or gloss? Also did you brush or spray the paint onto the cabinets?
   Comment   March 21, 2012
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I would think it's semi-gloss. Don't see a lot of shine but want it to be easy to keep clean.
March 22, 2012 at 7:10am   
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Hi, finally responding to your note, thanks for your patience. It is semi-gloss and was applied with a brush. So far it has been easy to clean.
April 4, 2012 at 10:46am     
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keito wrote:
where did you get the pendants over the counter? Are your recessed cans 4"? LED?
   Comment   March 10, 2012
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Thanks for the quick response. I decided to go with green cabinets and soapstone counters after seeing your photos. Our house is over 100 years old so I wanted the kitchen to blend with the rest of the house. But I'd like it to be energy efficient as well. LED lights usually look too bright white, but yours seem warmer. Are they CREE 2700K? How about under the cabinets? LED strips or pucks?
March 11, 2012 at 2:16pm   
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Under cabinets we have LED strips. I am not sure of the type of LEDs in the cans...but I do find them warmer than most. Some we have on dimmers which helps too.

You will love the green with soapstone. I too wanted something that would make sense with my house (1920s) and soapstone was definitely the best choice. It scratches and all but that just gives it the lived-in patina that I want. Plus oiling it makes most scratches invisible, and deeper ones you can use sandpaper on. And I love being able to put anything on it straight from the oven or stove.
March 11, 2012 at 4:20pm   
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cbikman wrote:
What kind of countertops are these? Would it be possible to see another photo of the room divider?
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Portia Peeples
Regarding the soapstone; I am loving the hand done edge finish. One finish I like more is called "leathered" finish. Probably a nice way to describe the process of abusing a perfectly good slab of stone.
March 27, 2013 at 1:29am   
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Thank you! Glad you all like it! :)
March 27, 2013 at 6:21am   
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Lyn Hyde wrote:
what green would look good with vanilla colour kitchen units ,cherry work tops and terricota floor tiles in pr
   Comment   May 24, 2013

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For Kravits, the biggest priority was maximizing space. Before the remodel, the kitchen had only two cabinets, two drawers, a space under the sink for storage. The room was also poorly organized, so Kravits enlisted the help of a friend and architect to redesign the kitchen.By emphasizing wide spaces between the sink and stove, and island and wall unit, the kitchen was easy to move around in and felt much less cramped. Cabinetry: Custom maple, painted Benjamin Moore Misted FernPulls: Satin Nickel by MeritKnobs: Satin Nickel from ColonialFridge: Samsung, French door

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Category
Kitchen  
Style
Traditional 
Location
New York 
Keywords
apron sink · black marble · cooktop · custom wood work · green · hood · island · peninsula · sage · stainless · stainless steel sink · walnut
 
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