I did it. We did it. Everyone did it. It truly took a village to get this One Room Challenge finished.
We did get the interior done with a little punch list as to be expected but, the exterior is still ongoing.
I am over the moon to finally have a working kitchen again.
My children are looking forward to a home cooked meal for the first time in a very long time.
I am going to even attempt Thanksgiving at our house. Cooking lessons needed.
Without further ado, I present our new kitchen.
The Dog Room (countertop still outstanding)
The Laundry Room
All Images by Dustin Peck Photography.
Special thanks to my many design partners that helped with this project.
Article, Courtistan, Emtek, Hudson Valley Lighting, Craftmade, Crystorama, Hayneedle, Thermador, Dowel Furniture Company, Polycor, Schaub, Rugs.Com , Florence Broadhurst, York Wallcovering, New Ravenna, Arianna Belle Pillows
I am forever indebted to my local contractor, fabricators and craftsmen.
Design Sources Recap:
Here is a recap of my design sources. I have also used lots of my existing furniture, art and accessories so do not hesitate to ask if you have questions.
Custom Hood / Curtains – Christian Lacroix ORCHIDS FANTASIA PERCE NEIGE / Forma Milkyway Ivory Chairs from Article / Hudson Valley Triad Aged Brass and Acrylic Island Pendants / New Ravenna Astronomy Stone & Brass Mosaic Backsplash / Thermador Appliances / Newport Brass East Linear Faucet in Satin Bronze / Polycor White Cherokee Marble Honed Countertops / Emtek – Mod Hex Satin Brass Cabinet Hardware / Hudson Valley Sparta in Aged Brass Chandelier / Vintage Turkish Runner from Charlotte Rug Gallery / Couristan Rangoli Diwali Area Rug / Breakfast Chairs / Duncan Hughes for Dowel Gardner Counter Stools / Audrey Fuchsia Orchid Centerpiece from IBB Design / Crystorama Morgan Aged Brass Wall Mount Sconce / Arianna Belle Purple Geometric Pillows
Emtek – Mod Hex Satin Brass Cabinet Hardware / Mitzi Leigh Aged Brass and Marigold Lanterns (these were sadly too large and changed to Hudson Valley Ashleigh Aged Brass Ceiling Mount Fixture) / Grohe Chrome/Orange Essence Pre-Rinse Spray Kitchen Faucet / Benjamin Moore White Dove Paint on walls and cabinets / Polycor American Black Granite Countertops Honed / Antique Herki Runner from Etsy / Blue Swirl Vase from the Pink Pagoda.
Polycor American Black Granite Countertops Honed / Lulie Wallace Painting / Paint Cabinets BM Summer Nights 777 / Star Floor Tile / Schaub Haiburton 6″ Satin Brass Cabinet Pull / Hansgrohe Talis S HighArc Kitchen Faucet / Electrolux Washer & Dryer / Mitzi Aged Brass & Marigold Wall Sconce in the Dog Room
Schaub Lumiere 2″ T Bar Pull / Schaub Lumiere 12″ Appliance Pill in Satin Brass / Florence Broadhurst Egrets Wallpaper / Polycor Saint Henry Black Granite Countertop Honed / Benjamin Moore Bermuda Turquoise 728 / Kilim Rug from Rugs.com / Hudson Valley Boca Aged Brass Chandelier
Oscuro Black Desk from Article / Alexis Walter Painting / Florence Broadhurst Japanese Floral Wallpaper / LumiSource Master Adjustable Office Chair with Swivel / Cado Desk Lamp / Benjamin Moore Chartreuse 2024-10 Floating Shelves / Hudson Valley Ashleigh Aged Brass Ceiling Mount Fixture (this was moved to the scullery and we used Aira Brass Fixture) / Arianna Belle Zebra Pillow
Hampton Signature Bamboo 20 Piece Flatware Set (4) / DecMode Teak Rustic Decorative Bowl / French 3 Piece Cheese Knives / French Home Laguiole 7 Piece Multicolor Cheese Knife and Spreader Set / French Home Steak Knives / J K Adams 1761 Round Cutting Board – Large / Alaterre Revive Reclaimed Wall Coat Hooks / Artland Simplicity Cake Plate W/dome / Lipper International Acacia 16 x 4 in. Bread Board with Ceramic Bowl / 3R Studios Blue Splatter ware Bowls – Set of 5 / Vinotemp Epicureanist Slate Lazy Susan / French Home Olive Wood Spatula Set / LumiSource Master Adjustable Office Chair with Swivel
They are by Craftmade. I chose the The Wolford Sconce because I love the combination of black and brass with the seeded glass. They are perfectly transitional. You can find them HERE. These are not installed but I will share as soon as they are!
Reminder: here are the before images of the kitchen, breakfast room, laundry room and porch that are the area I renovated. The porch was actually removed for the addition. Our outdoor plan and landscaping has gotten way behind. The entry looks straight down the hall through to the current kitchen.
Go check out the other participants reveals too!
Take a look at my past 7 ORC Reveals.
The One Room Challenge™, currently in its fourteenth season, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October. Each round, twenty design bloggers take the challenge and transform a space. Every Wednesday, the designers document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice over the six weekly posts.
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