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  • Dark Contemporary Rock Wall, I like to think that our kitchen remodel is one that stands out (in a good way).  We wanted to create a space that was earthy, sophisticate and functional.  We decided after lots of back and forth not to put up wall cabinets and instead have all pull out drawers and the rock wall.  We are so happy with all of our final choices.  , Kitchens Design

    Dark Contemporary Ro...

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  • Our New Modern Kitchen, We just got moved into our house and this is our new modern kitchen.  We have them finish the oak cabinets in a dark brown stain/paint and high gloss but not too much where you can't see the beautiful grain.  We picked out 1x2 glass backsplash tiles.  Not sure what exactly to do with our winows or center island.  Let me know if you have any suggestions. :), Kitchens Design

    Our New Modern Kitch...

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  • Traditional Cherry with a Modern Twist, I designed these cherry cabinets and had them made by Masters Woodworking.  They are topped with black granite counters.  The ovens and cooktop are stainless steel.  Both the refrigerator and dishwasher have custom fronts that match the cabinetry, including the drawer lines.  A couple of my favorite features are the bar that has seating on both sides, which is great for conversations and playing games, and the 32" tv with an appliance garage below.  The backsplash is made of 1"x1" glass tiles. My kitchen combines good looks and functionality.  The floors are made of 3" Angico wood., Kitchens Design

    Traditional Cherry wi...

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  • Let there be light in the Kitchen!, Nice kitchen, but lay out was all wrong AND way too many cupboards.  Time to purge and rejuvinate.  The floors were "found" under ceramic, vinyl, and then hardwood.  They were only pine, but with the stain we used, I think much richer looken!, Kitchens Design

    Let there be light in ...

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  • Kitchen Make Over, We baught a 12 yr old house last year and wanted to update the kitchen with a small budget of about $7k (with free labor :) So we decided to keep the cabinets since they were in great shape (even had pull out shelves! :) I know its hard to tell from this pic but we put in travertine backsplash, with a bronze border above the granite, bronze faucet and pulls/knobs, very deep white undermounted sink, replaced the floors (on entire level) and appliances. Still waiting for bull nose to be put in over txgiving break this year. Oh...and one of these days soon I'd really like to get the cabinets stained to an Antique Glaze, like an off white/creamy color but rustic look and distressed? Thoughts??? Would it be too pricey to do that and would I be over spending for the value I've gotten so far? The 3rd pic is an example of what I'd like to have done:, Kitchens Design

    Kitchen Make Over

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  • Fun with Picasso, I wanted to get rid of my oak cabinets but cannot remodel so my latest endeavor (when we first moved in I had painted them a cream color) was painting the cabinets in a rustic zebra wood and a mural that wraps the island. Our counters and back splash are gray concrete with a small stripe of glass tiles.  Far from the norm!  We love it!   I'm now thinking of painting the bottom cabinets black.  Any thoughts?  The countertops are actually a top coat so they're not poured.  No grout to clean.  Easy to maintain and very happy with them., Kitchens Design

    Fun with Picasso

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  • My Everyday Italian..., I was the general on this job.  I designed it and oversaw from demo to completion.  I was without a kitchen for exactly 7 weeks.  The hardwood floors are distressed hickory, the cabinets are custom with a glazed and distressed looked.  The granite is Red with orange, black and gray running through it.  The backsplash is a tumbled brick and the sink is custom limestone farmhouse., Kitchens Design

    My Everyday Italian....

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  • Backsplash, Seaglass backsplash to compliment our "french" inspired kitchen, Kitchens Design


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  • Boring to Beautiful Kitchen Remodel Before and After, Our original kitchen from the early 90's was okay, but not my style at all. It lacked color and depth. I was very over the hunter green accents. We wanted to create a beautiful traditional space with detail and character that would flow with the rest of the house. I just adore the end result. It was so worth the hard work and patience. 

We did some of the work ourselves (The painting, the demo, the new floors, and the back splash.) The rest was done by our contractor. 

Our family is really enjoying our new space. Take care! , Kitchens Design

    Boring to Beautiful K...

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  • Kitchen Reform After the Storm, Our 1884 Victorian kitchen was all washed up, even before Hurricane Ike swept 5 feet of wate into it. Working on a tight budget (with a huge space), we updated the kitchen with two-tone cabinetry, a spectacular faux mantel over the stove (our one splurge), exotic hardwood floors, warm colors and a pop of green to keep it from being stuffy. To help recover from the storm, we rent the house: see, Kitchens Design

    Kitchen Reform After ...

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  • contemporary kitchen, contemporary , clean ,warm and chic, Kitchens Design

    contemporary kitchen

    5 photos, 27,784 Views, Flag

  • Painted and glazed cabinets, What do you do when you have quality cabinets but hate the dark color? You paint and glaze them. This small kitchen was perfectly fine but the homeowner wanted a lighter feel. We painted the cabinet and then added new hardware and a glaze for that special touch. I even painted a small table for her daughter that coordinates with her Mackenzie-Childs collection. I only wish that I took a before picture! , Kitchens Design

    Painted and glazed cab...

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  • Transitional Kitchen, Remodeled transitional kitchen with before & after pictures.  Kitchen has stainless steel appliances including fun new dish drawer by Fisher & PayKel, original cabinets with new glazing and new hardware, original tile on main counter, new Brazilian Cherry wood floor, Moroccan Glass Tile backsplash, Silgranit sink, new black granite raised counter, custom made panel under raised counter facing dining area to match existing cabinets, Kitchens Design

    Transitional Kitchen

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  • Contemporary Kitchen and Great Room remodel, A 3 room space remodeled into a modern contemporary great room. Soapstone counter tops, stainless steel appliances, Viking cook top and grille, brushed nickel hardware., Kitchens Design

    Contemporary Kitchen ...

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  • New Kitchen, My mother in-law helped us to design the kitchen and it's how it turns out. Just want to share with all of you., Kitchens Design

    New Kitchen

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  • Pottery Barn Style Open Shelving Kitchen- REPOST, Hubby built open shelving in our kitchen with a surround for the fridge.  Beadboard accents and baskets give it a cottage feel.  We spent about $500 on wood and materials.  The lower cabinets are the same maple ones that were there before we simply painted the island (small sink) and the cabinets along the wall black.  The center island is painted the same colour as the open shelving but with black granite tile counters.  Got the look w/out the price!, Kitchens Design

    Pottery Barn Style Op...

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  • Tara's Kitchen - More Photos!, Kitchens Design

    Tara's Kitchen - More...

    6 photos, 25,737 Views, Flag

  • Kitchen continued..., I was having problems posting pics so starting over. We had a contractor install alderwood cabinets and granite. Hubby and I did the tile backslpash (me) and bbq and french doors (him).  , Kitchens Design

    Kitchen continued...

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