Ft. Worth Historical ResidenceEclectic Kitchen, Dallas

Photo by Robert Peacock.

Inspiration for a mid-sized eclectic l-shaped medium tone wood floor kitchen remodel in Dallas with a farmhouse sink, recessed-panel cabinets, white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, black backsplash and an island —  Houzz
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lindar65 wrote:Dec 29, 2012
Transitional Designs, LLC wrote:Jul 5, 2014
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    Transitional Designs, LLC
    Hi Dona - found another but thank you.
  • Trevor Smith
    Wow, that is so awesome that that sink was original to this house. My wife and I are planning on remodeling our kitchen, and we really like the retro look. I'll have to check to see if we can find one of those vintage sinks. It would be really cool to get an older refrigerator as well just for looks. http://www.davisandparkkitchens.com.au/quotation.html
Sharon Donovan wrote:Mar 21, 2013
  • Ducktuck
    Thank you. I will check in other lights.
  • johanna316
    Could you tell me the specific color white on your cabinets? Are they painted?
marble60 wrote:Dec 17, 2011
bgkgmom wrote:Mar 5, 2013
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    Dona Rosene Interiors
    The granite was in the house and it is a verde.
  • Kim Rimmer
    Where did you find the stainless steel paper towel holder? Thank you!
Victoria Daisy wrote:Feb 15, 2012
  • Becky Harris
    I believe these floors were original to the house.
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    Dona Rosene Interiors
    Yes they were and the client doesn't have any idea.
allison254 wrote:Feb 8, 2012
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    Dona Rosene Interiors
    Thank you. The fabric is from Osborne & Little.
  • maudiej
    Fabric name Langdale
bhenderson wrote:Dec 19, 2011
kellyslobodian wrote:May 17, 2015
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    Dona Rosene Interiors

    The stone was in the home when the client purchased it but it's a verde granite. Shouldn't be hard to find at your local supplier. Good luck!

magsnj wrote:Sep 13, 2012
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    Dona Rosene Interiors
    The granite was existing in the house but is Verde Butterfly I believe or something close. The whole sink unit is vintage and original to the house.
candicegsu wrote:Dec 18, 2011
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        marykiningham wrote:Oct 21, 2012

          What Houzz contributors are saying:

          Janell Beals - House of Fifty added this to The Return of the High-Back Farmhouse SinkNov 10, 2015

          A logical choice for a farmhouse or a home looking to evoke that spirit, the high-back farmhouse sink can also work well in an otherwise traditional kitchen design to introduce a touch of farmhouse style.More ways to give your kitchen some farmhouse style

          Becky Harris added this to 12 Ways to Get in the Spirit of Old Stuff DayFeb 25, 2014

          Try a salvaged sink. Whether in the kitchen, bath, laundry room, butler’s pantry or potting shed, a salvaged sink adds wonderful character and can save you quite a few bucks. See more salvaged sinks in action

          Dylan Chappell Architects added this to 7 Strategies for a Well-Designed KitchenNov 8, 2013

          2. Plan a functional layout. If you like to cook and enjoy making meals for family and friends, there is nothing more frustrating than a kitchen that doesn’t function well. Most designs today follow the basic kitchen work triangle of the sink, refrigerator and range to maximize functionality. But take your own needs into account too. Plenty of counter space for prep, especially next to appliances, like in this kitchen, can make your cooking routine go much more smoothly. Read more about kitchen layouts

          Rachel Grace added this to Get a Soft Spot for Sea-Glass GreenDec 31, 2012

          Osborne & Little's Langdale fabric features a range of seaside colors and looks excellent as the cornice fabric alongside light oceanic walls here.

          Danyelle Mathews added this to Tap Into 8 Easy Kitchen Sink UpdatesMay 23, 2012

          1. Update the valance. When we moved into our new house it was sporting a rather outdated valance that was quickly removed. I'm currently hunting for the perfect fabric to add some color and pattern to the window above the sink.

          Becky Harris added this to Houzz Tour: A Fresh Take on Traditional in TexasFeb 6, 2012

          While the client mulls over a kitchen renovation, the kitchen currently offers a lot of vintage charm, if not a lot of storage space. The salvaged sink that the client professes "an irrational love for" is original to the house, as are the cabinets. An adjacent breakfast room provides a large seating area and more storage. The small swatch of fabric over the window packs a nice design punch (it is also used on some windows to the left, not shown in this picture). "I love to use a cotton-linen blend like this one," says Rosene. Paint color: Benjamin Moore Palladian Blue HC144Horse statue and vases: Global ViewsFabric: Osborne and Little

          Becky Harris added this to Consider a Salvaged SinkFeb 2, 2012

          I have always admired this vintage sink and contacted interior designer Dona Rosene to find out more about it. Here is what she told me: "It's a funny story because the sink was original to the house, which was built in 1926. The client is about to update the kitchen ... and deciding if it stays or goes. It was in excellent shape when the owner took possession of the house and we were able to just use it as it was for the time being. The owner's love for it has overcome the sacrifices she has to make for it: a)No garbage disposal and multiple “experts” don’t think it can be fitted for one. She hasn't given up hope so we are still searching for options. b) She would love to have a sprayer but your options for faucets are very limited and expensive. c) The sink is not as deep as a typical one and requires custom cabinetry underneath and around it to look right. So, you have to sacrifice some cabinet space. It is definitely a piece people have strong feelings about – they usually either love it or hate it. When the client tells people she's looking at a kitchen remodel the first thing they ask is, 'What about the sink?'"

          Vanessa Brunner added this to How to Set Up a Kitchen Work TriangleDec 21, 2011

          What is the kitchen work triangle?The concept for the kitchen work triangle was developed in the 1940s, a time when kitchens were very small and appliances were generally very large. The kitchen was looked at as a space where only cooking took place. The kitchen work triangle connects the three main work areas in the kitchen — the sink, the range, and the refrigerator. As a general guideline, the distance between these areas should be no less than 4 feet and no larger than 9 feet. The sum of all three sides of the triangle should be between 13 feet and 26 feet. If the distance is too small, it can make a kitchen feel cramped and blocked. If it's too large, it makes cooking a hassle.Why should you think about it? Even though it's a 70-year-old rule, the work triangle is still something to keep in mind when you're redesigning a kitchen. Keeping a certain amount of space between the main working areas makes cooking much easier and helps keep traffic in the workspace to a minimum.

          Becky Harris added this to 20 of the Coziest Kitchens AroundDec 15, 2011

          A large vintage-style sink, a floral print valance, interesting accessories like pottery, figurines and copper pans as well as exposed brick are delightful elements in this kitchen.

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