Laurie Burke
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Northridge Addition traditional-kitchen

Northridge Addition

New kitchen addition. Inset cabinets by Durasupreme. Walker Zanger Calacutta Verde Luna Tile Rhomboid Pattern.
Photo by Laurie Burke

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January 11, 2014
suzros wrote:
What is the surrounding counter top made of? - Pretty kitchen. Love the textures.
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Thanks so much!
    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 6:19AM
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I am a Walker Zanger distributor. You can contact me at for more information.
    Bookmark   June 3, 2014 at 11:48PM
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November 10, 2013
Laura Bohachevsky wrote:
Love the chandelier, where is it from?
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Laurie Burke
I do not know where the owner purchased.
    Bookmark   November 29, 2013 at 3:36PM
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July 7, 2013
pattikee wrote:
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Laurie Burke
That was Walker Zanger Calacutta Verde in a leather finish
    Bookmark   July 25, 2013 at 4:48PM
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October 10, 2012
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Laurie Burke
The island is painted Onyx "Black", not an espresso stain which would look a little browner.
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August 21, 2012
amberrobbins wrote:
Can you give me details of the island countertop please?
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Laurie Burke
Test out the different materials before you buy. Apply lemon juice, wine and oil on your samples. Cut on them. (although I always use a cutting board no matter what). This test is more for you to see what you are willing to tolerate. You can buy a 12 x 12 granite and marble tile at your local tile store. The samples may not be exactly the same color as the ones you want to ultimately want to install but you need to see how marble wears before you are ready to commit to it. Caesarstone and other quartz, you can order samples for free. In summary marble is a calcite and will etch when it comes in contact with acid. A leathered or flamed marble surface is a way to conceal scratches and etching that are very noticeable on a polished marble counter. As for Caesarstone and other quartz countertops, the way to avoid a fad appearance is to avoid trendy colors or the ones that have a faux granite look. Cremes, whites will always have a classic appeal. As for pits and chips, the straighter the counter edge, the more prone to chips you will see. There is really no way around it, everything we own, drive and wear is subject to wear, even our own teeth. As with everything, keep smiling, maintain as best you can and enjoy the memory of good times.
    Bookmark   July 7, 2013 at 11:45AM
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Laurie Burke
As for trends, keep in mind people remodel every 10-15 years, sometimes sooner if budget allows. You may have been into Tuscan colors 10 years ago and now you are falling in love with greys as we all are. I think grey is beautiful and hopefully a classic like white. If you are hesitant, paint your walls gray and stick with a neutral color on your countertop. Marbles and Solid Quartz colors are always classic options.
    Bookmark   July 7, 2013 at 12:00PM
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May 6, 2011
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Annie Thornton
Here are a few similar crystal chandeliers that I think will create the same look of this chandelier.

Crystal Tear Drop 5 Light Up Lighting Mini Chandelier · More Info

"La Fontaine" Chandelier · More Info

Murray Feiss Maison de Ville Collection Chandelier · More Info

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"Karel" Chandelier · More Info

And check out our chandelier products section for more chandelier options and inspirations.
    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 9:28AM
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Laurie Burke
The client bought the chandelier from Lamps Plus.
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

The chandelier hanging over this island adds an air of formality without detracting from the hood in the background or the gorgeous limestone counter below it.

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dark island with bookshelf on end (would like it enclosed in glass cabinet)
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hood / self
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Hood & valance over window
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Similar to I our kitchen, except we have black granite on counters.
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Like the island
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Corner bookshelf
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bar stools
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I want a chandelier in my kitchen!
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bookshelf- furniture style- less ornate leg
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like style and place for bar stools
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love the island and granite
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black island with seating
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like the curved arch over range
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another shelf example. too deep for ours, but smaller legs and shallower shelves could work.
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countertop: Walker Zanger Calacutta Verde in a leather finish
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Example of arched range shelf (short) and window arch valance with white cabinets and black distressed island.
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candle holders
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cooktop hood
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Love the island countertop - honed marble?
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Great place for cook books.
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Cut of granite
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custom hood
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not ours? what is rhomboid pattern, must look at zenger site.....
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chandelier over island
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top of island
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white cabinets black island?
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got to find a place for cookbooks!!
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cabinet cornice over sink window
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white with island in contrast
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curved over stove
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cabinet color with diff. color island
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island countertop
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is this shape of our kitchen?
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stone bar top, bullnose i think?
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cabinet endcap for cookbooks
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stone counter top; black and white contrast; chandelier. corner cab?
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island and white cabinetry
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Like the colors of this kitchen and especially the pot filler over the stove.
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Love all of it!
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See? It can work in the kitchen!
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Black island
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Floor plan
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stove hood
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luv the black cabinet and the chandelier
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kitchen island
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not bad
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beautiful chandelier....
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finish on cabinets
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It seems I kept picking the same styles?....
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Island orientation relative to stove
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island cool
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beautiful chandelier
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???? my countertops too dark for this?
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Ditto on the square/rectangle. I guess that's one of my *things*?!
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