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Contemporary Budget Kitchen

This mid century modern home was beginning to resemble more of a “shabby chic” personality than the vibrant retro vision the homeowners desired. The budget was not large and we had to be creative in the approach to solving some of this kitchen’s style challenges. The client wanted a sleek modern look. Ok, that was half of the client! The other half, the wife, preferred more a kitschy colorful palette. To get the kitchen to harmonize as well as the two clients, ( after I informed them I charge extra for marital counseling!) we melded sleek lines with a colorful backdrop on the walls. The darker stained walnut cabinets were chosen to counterbalance the intensity of the eggplant wall paint. We chose blizzard ceasarstone to provide a stark contrast to the dark cabinets and coordinated the backsplash with an iridescent white porcelain cut into large squares. Instead of a stainless “table” for the electric cooktop, we opted for a less expensive laminated metal material to fabricate the legs of the cooking island. The opposite side houses the refrigerator, oven/microwave and two pantries. One a good sized pantry with pullouts and the other a shallower pantry that is home to food and overflow dishware. The glass in the doors mirrors the cubist glass in the front door and the handles are classically retro in design. All in all, this small kitchen has a powerful presence and the clients are happily cooking in harmony!

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November 12, 2013
malo11 wrote:
What size are the cabinet pulls? 5 inch or 3 inch?
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pretty sure they are 5 inches or 6
    Bookmark   June 10, 2014 at 8:40PM
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January 17, 2013
dizzylizzylol wrote:
Do you know what cabinet hardware/pulls those are? - We are doing a similar style kitchen and we love those cabinet handles. Thanks!
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Atlas Homewares U-Turn Collection
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Are these the longer 5 inch or the shorter 3 inch pulls from Atlas Homewares?
    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 12:48PM
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December 6, 2011
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
The distinctive handles make it look like a Whirlpool, here's an example:
Whirlpool ED5DHEXWL
:) Rhoda
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 8:33PM
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How did you make the fridge look built in? Did you extend the cabinets out? I notice the depth of the fridge is 33" but doesn't look like it sticks out much here. TIA
    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 8:26PM
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May 24, 2014
PB Co wrote:
Who makes the cabinet hardware - Very nice cabinet hardware
December 18, 2013
marisa14 wrote:
what is the make of the appliances? - hat is the make of the appliances?
February 23, 2013
hablackbenn wrote:
what is the flooring?

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