My Italian Kitchen Finished November2009

chinkleFebruary 4, 2010

The kitchen that I have been planning for years.

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Before

After


Butcher Block Island made by my son, Andrew

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This kitchen remodel sort of exploded from the kitchen, to the dining room, to the family room, laundry. Mostly the kitchen was done, we just tied all the ceramic floor tile all through the kitchen, dining room, family room and laundry.

My Cabinet are Laureldale Amaretto Creme Glaze, by KitchensForLess.com in Culver City, CA Charlie Torres is wonderful to work with. This is an online store where you have to know what you want and they place the order for you.

My Granite Counters are Typhoon Bordeaux and were purchased from a Prefab Granite Company

My Stainless Appliances are from the GE Cafe Series, love them and ordered them online also.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2010 at 10:09PM
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cat_mom

Great job! What a warm and homey kitchen you created!

    Bookmark   February 5, 2010 at 10:08PM
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tamdave123

Super cute. Love the way your island and pendant lights bring warmth and charm to everything.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2010 at 1:12PM
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bonitamariposa

WOW! I truly love your kitchen.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2010 at 7:40AM
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weed30

Fabulous job! All of the elements work so well together. I love the glass cabinets, and the backsplash with the tile accents is just perfect. Although it is brand new, your kitchen is warm, inviting, and looks lived in and loved in. This is seriously one of the nicest renos I've seen.

    Bookmark   March 20, 2010 at 2:22PM
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briarpatch73

Love, love, love your backsplash! Please send me details!

    Bookmark   June 29, 2010 at 5:02PM
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kodak2

chinkle- Your kitchen is beautiful. I am also getting typhoon bordeaux granite. I looked at the GE Cafe gas range and love all the features it has. I was just concerned about the stainless steel top. Does it scratch easily and is it easy to clean? Are you happy with your choice?

    Bookmark   September 12, 2010 at 2:02AM
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red_eared_slider86

I believe this is what they call going from drab to fab! Very well done!

    Bookmark   September 27, 2010 at 10:24AM
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bigdoglover

Sooooo beautiful. I love it! What an inspiration. Is Andrew available to make islands for others??

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 12:03AM
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claga

Your Kitchen is beautiful. If I could ask you a question please.
It's been a year, how do you like your GE Cafe' appliances?
We are about to move into a new home and are in the mist of being confused on what to buy.
Looks vs. reliability/performance etc..Thank You

    Bookmark   December 15, 2010 at 9:23AM
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susanlynn2012

I only have the GE Cafe gas range but I love it! I have had it for 2 years now and it still looks new and works wonderfully.

I love Chinkle's kitchen!

    Bookmark   November 28, 2011 at 3:30PM
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