Finished! White, Statuary, and Aqua Grantique

niffyMay 22, 2010

Egad, I think it is done - well except for the dinette chairs that are on a container somewhere in the Pacific, and the base moulding for the fridge/freezer. Done enough, anyway....

I owe GW a great debt for many things, but a special thanks to all the marble lovers out there whose kitchens convinced me to go for it. I almost became a Virginia Mist convert, too, until I happened upon this brushed Aqua Grantique which fulfilled all my soapstone/marble/but low maintenance fantasies.... Margieb2- if you are still around, thank you for your arch! We had the half walls/columns on our plans, and once I saw yours, I knew EXACTLY how ours needed to be trimmed. We owe you big time.

So details....

Cabinets: custom, antique white. Island is maple stained dark walnut with a dark glaze or something.

Hardware: Polished nickel pulls and knobs, through cab company

Island countertop: statuary marble, honed

Perimeter countertop: aqua grantique (a granitic gneiss, apparently) - brushed finish

Backsplash: statuary 12x12 cut down to subways, statuary herringbone, and cut statuary slab

Floors: Brazilian walnut

Walls: SW Silvermist

Chandeliers: Schonbek New Orleans mini

Appliances: 30" Gaggenau fridge/freezer columns, GE Monogram Advantium 240 oven, GE Monogram Convection single oven, Wolf 36" induction cooktop, Miele La Perla dishwasher, and GE Monogram microwave (in end of island)

Sinks: Rohl 30" and Kohler Irontones for prep

Faucets: Rohl Country in polished nickel (avoid the burgundy felt "protective" bags. They stain when wet - stain things like new white marble. Don't ask how I know. Bags. Are. Evil.)

Hood/cooktop wall:

Sink wall (well, part of it anyway):

Fridge/freezer wall:

Perspective on location of pantry/butler's pantry:

Breakfast room and Family room:

Breakfast room hutch:

Aqua Grantique Close-up:

Countertop and Backsplash:

Cooktop backsplash:

Built-in Pantry (across from butler's pantry cabinets/counter)

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What a beautiful job -- it looks like it's from a magazine shoot! I like the windows flanking the cook top -- the island marble slab is beautiful -- the arch is so graceful. Marvelous job -- bon appetit!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 3:28AM
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all those beautiful materials coming together in perfect harmony, it's all gorgeous !!
Yours will be bookmarked by many, I'm sure.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 6:10AM
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wow, wow, wow! All my favorites in one room. The granite and marble are so beautiful and I love the backsplash. Love it all.....congrats and enjoy it!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 7:03AM
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What is that paint color? I love your backsplash and the total look of your kitchen!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 7:05AM
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Dead shocking jealous here! That Aqua Grantique is to die for and I seriously covet the space you have.... Butlers pantry....drool. Major props to you :o)

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 7:17AM
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Beautiful, great choices and lovely design. What is "grantique"? is it granite?

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 7:22AM
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So elegant! You pulled off the mini-chandeliers perfectly. Love the wood floors installed on an angle.Your paint color is perfect. You should def. post the color because everyone is going to ask. Killer marble! Love the island. ENJOY!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 7:29AM
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I saw your posting on my iPhone and had to run for a larger screen laptop to take it all in. This kitchen takes my breath away. Gorgeous. All of it. You can really tell you obsessed over every detail. I am going to go back and enjoy the images again.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 8:29AM
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Truly beautiful!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 8:36AM
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Oh my jaw is dropping, head spinning........
It's so lovely!!!!!!! I don't know where to start, it's so much better than a magazine spread!!!! This would have been THE inspiration kitchen for me if I wasn't almost finished. I think it's the most beautiful kitchen I've ever seen!!!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 8:43AM
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WOW indeed!
I would swear it WAS a magazine shoot.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 9:06AM
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It is gorgeous! And I did a double-take -- your fridge / freezer panels look like mine!

I am so excited for you -- enjoy.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:04AM
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My, my, my. Sigh, sigh, sigh. OMG! It's totally gorgeous! I'm loving everything about your kitchen but I think the thing that is really catching my eye is the complete package of incredible architectural features -- between the various built-ins, niche indentations (especially love the butler's pantry and cooking alcove!) and levels (sink area), the decorative windows embracing the range area (copied by the glass cab doors) and, of course the arch! It's all such a sight to behold. And, one you must be very proud of, indeed. Congratulations!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:04AM
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sabjimata i see the paint color. You go with your Sherwin Williams self!!!! Sherwin Williams aficionados unite!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:41AM
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So pretty--the wall color, the chandeliers, the marble and countertops! Just lovely.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:46AM
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What a stunning kitchen! Everything is beautiful - it all came together so well. The chandeliers are perfect. Love the island and the various countertops, the built ins... So much great things in here.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:51AM
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I haven't posted before but when I saw your kitchen had to say...

That is just a Gorgeous Kitchen you have done! Love all your choices and all the details. They certainly all work together and make a statement. Elegant & Functional too! Love the SW color. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:58AM
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I think someone else said it best: "all my favorites in ONE kitchen." Ain't that the truth. It's all so beautiful and combines so many lovely elements. Your counters are especially divine.

Congrats on a job well done and enjoy.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:04AM
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Really elegant and beautiful, congratulations! The marble on your island is a real jaw dropper, wow. Enjoy!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:26AM
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What an eye for combining gorgeous materials you have. This is just lovely. I am taken by that granite---and its texture. The backsplash is stunning! Congratulations.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:28AM
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Your kitchen is stunning. I'm a sucker for a beautiful light fixture, and those mini chandeliers are so elegant! Love it all! Congratulations and Enjoy!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:40AM
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jennifer: good lord almighty!! I am absolutely blown away!!! it turned out beautifully!!! you did a remarkable job at finding all of the perfect elements and putting them together in a refined, sophisticated, yet functional and usable way. I truly can't pick out my favorite elements because it is all so beautiful.

Have you posted the whole house on the building forum?? I would love to see the rest of your build. when did you move in and who did you end up using as a builder and cabinet maker? A huge congrats to you. enjoy - just in time for the summer :)

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:48AM
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Wow! Thanks everybody. I wasn't sure if white kitchen fatigue would have struck the boards by the time mine was finished... For all those with naysayer spouses, mine wanted a dark cherry kitchen and had to be convinced. He is now a white kitchen convert.

Rmkitchen- I think I do owe you a special thank you for the panels! I always loved yours. Our builder is very into white kitchens at the moment and he and the cabinet designer get the "faux drawer" concept. I think seeing a house they had done where they had drawered the dw subconsciously helped us select the builder bc the kitchen reflected what I already knew I wanted thanks to GW.

Funny about the "magazine" comments.... There WAS a photographer on the premises, but not for a magazine. Our builder sent one to get pics of the house for their marketing (this was a new build) and partway through I realized, yikes! My kitchen is officially done if I am letting someone take photos of it! And the house will never be this clean again! I'd better get photos myself...

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:57AM
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Just STUNNING!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 11:57AM
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Definitely the most beautiful kitchen I have seen on GW. Love the cabinets and your chandys. Great blend with your other decor. Breathtaking....CONGRATULATIONS. You deserve a magazine spread!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 12:38PM
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Lovely, stunning, and every superlative word there is!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 12:42PM
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This could be in a magazine shoot. Holy cow that's gorgeous! Please don't EVER take those photos down or move them! I'm bookmarking this to save for our home build inspiration. I'm drooling over here!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 1:01PM
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Breathtaking and stunning!! I can't even list all the adjectives that your kitchen brings to mind! Just WOW!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 1:21PM
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Classic! I love the little windows flanking the cooktop.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 1:25PM
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What a gorgeous kitchen! Congratulations. Enjoy good meals and happy times in it!


    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 3:41PM
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i love it so much it's killing me! the color is perfect and i can't wait to see the rest of your build! i know you must be busy, but when you catch your breath would you mind telling me how it went with your backsplash? our fabricator suggested cutting down 12x12s and i just wasn't sure. did your tile installer do it?
you really did a wonderful job ...and MANY thanks for the warning about the rohl bags. i have a LOT of those lying around waiting to be installed. i really appreciate the heads up!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 4:39PM
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It is perfection! Absolutely gorgeous. Love the freezer/fridge wall with the shelves in between. Very nice design.

Congrats congrats!!!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 4:40PM
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Absolutely gorgeous! you are making me want to rip out my not-quite-finished kitchen and start all over with a copy of yours.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 6:02PM
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Yaaaay! I absolutely LOVE IT!
It is so elegant yet comfortable. You did a fantastic job-enjoy it and pat yourself on the back!


    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 6:13PM
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my, my, my, my, my! that is one awesome kitchen! who noticed chandy, flooring and wall color? I didn't... even after about 4 scrolls back up to it... too busy looking at everything else.

just incredibly beautiful and looks very, very functional!

love the arch, love the hutch, love the pantry, the everything!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 6:53PM
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Oh my goodness gracious! Absolutely and completely fantastic! I especially love the doors on your countertop hutch! I love the architectural details--the arch is beautuful. I love everything!

Congratulations on a sensational new kitchen, and I would love to see the rest of your new home. I know it must be incredible!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 9:46PM
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Niffy, your kitchen and house are gorgeous! Just gorgeous!

Could you please tell us where you found the little chandelier that's over your breakfast area table?

You are going to enjoy this for a long, long time.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 10:51PM
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Really lovely cabinets and the backsplash perfectly complements your counters.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2010 at 5:26PM
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Wow! Just beautiful! I can't stop looking at the photos of your gorgeous kitchen! Congratulations!

    Bookmark   May 23, 2010 at 8:11PM
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Simply stunning!!

    Bookmark   May 23, 2010 at 9:45PM
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It's certainly been said, but 'stunning' is the word for it. I love the combo of colors and materials...How things go together and connect well without matchy matching. Any chance of getting a photo of the kitchen from farther back so we get an impression of the whole room at once and not just parts? Not that it's not wonderful to see things close up, but I want to back up and take it all in. :-D

    Bookmark   May 23, 2010 at 11:09PM
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Beautiful. I considered Aqua Grantique at one time's very soapstone-like!

    Bookmark   May 23, 2010 at 11:19PM
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Hello again and thanks for the nice compliments everyone!

Mairin- I think I cross-posted with you yesterday. Hello! We ended up using a builder called Oakley, based out of Downers. Cabinets were by Brakur (southwest, toward Joliet). We have been in since the very end of January, and gradually getting settled. Having the photographer scheduled lit a fire under my rear to get some pictures hung (oh WAIT - none of my gold frames match my new coastal color scheme and nickel fixtures!!) and put some finishing touches on things. Not that I have any window treatments yet or anything.... We'll get there, right? I'll try to get some other house photos up soon. We really love how it all turned out.

sippimom- the chandelier over the breakfast room table is by Hudson Valley - the Berwick in polished nickel.

rhome- I shall try to get a few better "big picture" pics up. I didn't take any the other day b/c I'd have been in the way of the real photographers. I went back that night to get some and couldn't get the lighting right so the ones I have are crummy. Now I have to wait for the kitchen fairies to bring me a clean kitchen again;)

For those interested in the Aqua Grantique, there's a link below to the only supplier out there. I saw the polished and brushed versions and opted for the matte, slightly textured brushed - but the polished was beautiful as well and very marble-like. The stone is supposed to have 0% absorbency, although we didn't find that to be true. We didn't seal it at first, and we did get a lot of rings and water marks that were removable. After sealing, it behaves perfectly and is hard like granite. We used STT sealers SB and FE products for all our stone and (knock wood)- they are great so far.

kateskouros- I searched and searched for statuary subways (HOURS of my life in the car), to no avail.... The 3 different types of stone in our backsplash came from 3 different places. I almost caved and ordered the subways from Ann Sacks, but after having just returned some to another place where the actual tile I was given looked very different from the samples, I was leery.... I ended up buying the 12x12's from a stone yard, where I could see them all first. The installer did a great job cutting them down. There was a tiny bevel around the perimeter, so they used some type of hand sander and did a quick swipe around the perimeter of each cut piece to give it a matching tiny bevel. Cost to cut down about 45sf of tile was $300 bucks and well worth it!

Best thing about the kitchen is that I am actually cooking in it. It is so much fun to be in a pretty space that is functional, especially after 15 months in a rental that taught us the importance of layout and proper aisle sizing! Planning and building the house had sucked up my time for 2 years- we are glad to have some quality family meals now.

Here is a link that might be useful: Aqua Grantique supplier

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 12:24AM
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niffy, thanks very much for getting back to me. our fabricator suggested using 12x12s and cutting them down when i expressed my frustration with trying to locate decent calacatta gold subways to go with our counters. it makes me feel a LOT more comfortable to even consider this knowing how well it turned out for you. THANKS AGAIN and enjoy your lovely kitchen!

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 1:56AM
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niffy! I LOVE your kitchen!!! One of the best I have seen on GW....just fantastic! I especially love the little windows on either side of your cooktop. Very timeless.

And margieb2 is one of my original inspirations, as well! You have done a fantastic job of creating a lovely space.


    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 8:13AM
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Stunning, gorgeous, jaw-droppingly elegant! Thank you for sharing this beauty. Your attention to detail shows, and every design element works together seamlessly. One of the most appealing kitchens I've EVER seen! Congratulations!

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 9:42AM
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Wow. Can I say again, wow?? Wow. That is a magazine cover kitchen! Love the aqua grantique. Love. Love. And I love your breakfast room hutch. And the marble. And the marble edging. And the windows flanking the range. Incredible details. Just gorgeous.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 9:47AM
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Wow! Stunning! Congratulations on your fantastic new kitchen. I especially like the contrast of the white statuary marble and the aqua grantique. I also really love the way you framed the cooktop area.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 10:22AM
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Echoing everyone else's accolades!!.... it's lovely Niffy! You created a beautiful cohesive space... congratulations!

You mentioned gold frames .... I used Silver RubnBuff on a mirror frame and it turned out super. Still had a wash of gold under the silver, but the haze of silver toned it down and made it work beautifully with my new pewter fixtures in a half bath.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 8:31PM
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Niffy, absolutely beautiful! May I ask how deep is your perimeter countertop edge? I have to make this decision. I am going fairly deep on my island and shallower on the perimeter. Thanks - - I don't want to make a huge mistake.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 8:38PM
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Simply elegant!!!! Congratulations on a beautiful kitchen. Would you mind sharing the make of the chairs at your island. I am assuming they are counter height.


    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 9:15PM
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Niffy - so beautiful!!! Love all of your details! I think your layout is very similar to mine... would you mind sharing some info on your refrigerator/freezer columns? How wide are they? How wide is that area in general? Thanks so much and ENJOY!!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 9:22PM
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oh ok - found the info above on the columns - but how much space did you have on that wall? How much did you use for your "landing" area? Thanks!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 9:23PM
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Ditto to every comment above. I am determined now to get some SW Silvermist into my house! And that light fixture over your table............DROOLING......... Love every single thing about the kitchen. Stunningly gorgeous.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 9:41PM
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My God that is STUNNING!!!!!!!! Definitely looks like something you would see in Traditional Home or any home magazine. Lovely lovely!
I would love to see more pics with a wider view. Would love to see the whole space as seen from the family room as well as the whole family room.
Again just lovely!!!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 10:03PM
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simply stunning!!!!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2010 at 10:07PM
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I am in LOVE with your kitchen! I just love all the details including the beautiful windows, the beautiful marble countertop on the island, the unique beautiful Aqua Granite, the styling of your cabinets and the hardware, and that gorgeous backsplash. Your kitchen is prettier than most I see in magazines and is perfect to me.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2010 at 12:04AM
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Absolutely perfect!!! Can tell you put a lot of time and effort into it. Can you tell me where you kitchen stools are from?

    Bookmark   June 11, 2010 at 11:18AM
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Just Gorgeous! I love the windows, my current obsession. Ok, one of many LOL! Congratulations.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2010 at 11:28AM
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Wow- everyone is so complimentary! We are still doing some behind the scenes tweaking with our cabinetry (some doors and drawer fronts being repainted or remade - so currently missing!) - so it is nice to see the big picture again through your kind eyes.

To answer a few of your questions:
rhome and ejbrymom- a few more pics below(sorry I don't have more family room ones at the moment).

lynnhb3 and irishcreamgirl - counter stools (yes they are counter height) are the "Laura" stools by Little Bird Furniture. You can find them online. We just got our side chairs from Little Bird also - the "Anna". They aren't in the photos. NOT inexpensive, but honestly, the most comfortable counter stools you ever could imagine. LOVE them!

kellykath- my perimeter countertops are just shy of 25" deep total (1" shallower at the X cabinet, as that area is slightly recessed to make it stand out from the rest). 24" cabs with a 1" overhang.

aokat - the fridge/freezer columns are each 30", plus the bookshelf/drawer area between them is 24". There is a 3" area of cabinetry on either side of fridge and freezer, so total area is about 90".

OK, more photos of kitchen and nearby areas....

View of kitchen from family room (ignore the missing "feet" on the fridge freezer area. They're coming!):

kitchen office desk area (actually just around corner, and attached to mudroom, so as to avoid the Junk-on-the-Island syndrome that has plagued us our whole lives). Middle of the upper cabinet has AWESOME mail and magazine slots that we designed to organize incoming and outgoing personal and business mail etc. Color in here is SW Sea Salt btw...:

Opposite wall of kitchen/mudroom office. Contains file drawers, garbage pullout, second garbage pullout with built in shredder, 4 charging drawers for each family member, and then lots of places to organize the kids school papers, etc behind those big doors:

And.... the mudroom. One locker per family member, plus a big closet (not visible - on opposite wall). Almost forgot to design a sink in here- that would've been a disaster!

    Bookmark   June 11, 2010 at 11:22PM
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We have SW Silvermist in our bedroom. it is a lovely color. Goes beautifully in your home.

Would love to know where you got your table

    Bookmark   June 12, 2010 at 9:17AM
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It is gorgeous. Love all your choices and especially
the soft aqua paint. When I first read the word Aqua.
I was thinking to myself. " Oh, I might not like this,"
But seeing it I can not help but fall head over heels
madly in love.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2010 at 10:40AM
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ejbrymom- the table is by Hickory Chair, 54". The have a mix and match dining collection where you can pick your top separate from your pedestal, then pick your finish. I chose one of their more distressed finishes, knowing that my kids would distress it whether I like it or not!

boxer, the "Aqua" in my kitchen title is part of the countertop name. Don't ask me to explain why- it is actually mainly black! The silvermist paint is more of a green-blue-gray. I would be frightened by a true "aqua" too;)

    Bookmark   June 13, 2010 at 9:39AM
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Hi there - what a beautiful kitchen - It looks like you painted the inside back wall of the open upper cabinet area/alcove. Is that a black or a red. Can you share? I have a large open cab just like it and it looks huge and I need to bring it in with some color. I like the dark color you used. Thanks.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 12:36PM
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Beautiful! I love the cross frame window cabinets and the cross frame chairs. Love the finishes, too and even the appliances!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 12:59PM
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Hi Niffy - wow! absolutely stunning! May I ask, what material and name of color your floors are in the mudroom? Thanks!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 1:12PM
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Where are the lights in your mudroom from? Circa? ..... they are the same lights at my local Pottery Barn :)

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 1:55PM
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follow up question, assuming they are : the Circa ones... .what size are they? small? medium? THANKS!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 2:09PM
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I don't know how many more times we can say beautiful, stunning and gorgeous but your kitchen is all that!!!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 4:24PM
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Kellykath- the inside of the cabinet is a wide beadboard stained the same dark color as my island.

Lolauren, you have good eyes- they are the circa lighting/visual comfort pendants. I am pretty sure they are the large size- whichever one is 12" across and has 3 bulbs. We went round and round on that one for awhile (no pun intended) and I am pretty sure "large" was the final answer. I saw those on the circa website and was obsessed with finding a place for them somewhere in our house!

Basilbee- our mudroomfloors are slate fro the Tile Shop. Color is Madras Multi with a natural gray grout.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 4:39PM
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niffy... those circa lights are interesting and beautiful. I think you found a perfect place for them; The colors match your cabinetry. I was wondering what lights to put in my laundry/mudroom..... I have two fixtures wired. Hmmmm... :)

BTW, your kitchen is gorgeous!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 5:02PM
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Oh, and did you find the mesh for your breakfast room hutch or did the cabinetry company provide it? Ours doesn't provide it.... so I'm on the hunt.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2010 at 5:03PM
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Hi lolauren- we did get our wire mesh thru the cabinet company. it is kind of an antiqued blackish color. I'm sure there must be some cool options online.... good luck!

    Bookmark   June 28, 2010 at 9:35PM
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Don't know how I missed this absolutely STUNNING kitchen - it and your whole home are just beautiful! I especially love your lockers and neat spaces for all the family members.

This is an instant GW classic! Congrats on a beautiful job.


    Bookmark   July 1, 2010 at 10:29AM
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Love love love your desk area. Could you provide the dimensions of your desk?


    Bookmark   July 1, 2010 at 1:00PM
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Beautiful! Definitely a classic!

May I please archive it in the Finished Kitchens Blog?
You can either give permission here in your post or send me an email:
Then, when you find the time, please submit the FKB Category Checklist so I can easily categorize your kitchen.
Thank you!!

Here is a link that might be useful: FKB Category Checklist

    Bookmark   July 1, 2010 at 3:12PM
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