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Kitchen makeover

Lucille
Budding Contributor

Kitchen makeover

My goal was to create a homely kitchen, not too modern as I dont find modern kitchen homely, but modern appliances, by reusing some existing pantries, replacing the doors with new ones (heritage style), creating an island bench, adding dishwasher and stainless steel hood and walls around gas stove. Added more lights: downlights etc with dropped ceiling. As well as made a provision in front of the sink for a window like panel to enlive this dark corner as well as to provide enough head space while using the sink. Most materials came from Bunnings: doors, tiles, sink, gas stove, hood, laminated marble like benchtop and island timber top (did staining and varnish by myself), lights, paints etc. It took me almost three months to finish it while working full time at the same time. Enjoyed doing it very much. Stainless steel plates were custom cut and delivered by using online service.Stainless steel plates were custom cut and delivered by using online service.

 

Dinning table has also the timber finish.Dinning table has also the timber finish.

 

Looking towards the living and dinning area from behind the island.Looking towards the living and dinning area from behind the island.

 

Before kitchen from 1998.Before kitchen from 1998.

 

The colours used are Blue Diplomatic and White Antique. It works well with timber colour and marble benchtop.The colours used are Blue Diplomatic and White Antique. It works well with timber colour and marble benchtop.

 

300x300mm tile sets were used with dark blue colour grout.300x300mm tile sets were used with dark blue colour grout.

 

Window effect.Window effect.

 

Large hanging decorative lights above kitchen island.Large hanging decorative lights above kitchen island.

 

Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: Kitchen makeover

Congratulations @Lucille and many thanks for sharing your kitchen makeover project with the community. I'm sure you'll get all the kudos you deserve! What's your next project going to be?

 

Let me extend a very warm welcome to the Workshop community. We're rapt to have you join us and look forward to reading more about your projects and plans. Please post whenever you have something to share or need a hand. We have loads of other members sharing helpful advice and inspiration every day. 

 

Thanks again,

 

Jason

 

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gippslandhome
Super Contributor

Re: Kitchen makeover

Hi @Lucille and as mentioned by Jason welcome to the community.

 

Well I have to honestly say I absolutely love, love, love the renovation works done in those areas.

 

The choice of colours, textures and materials really grabbed hold of the concept you mentioned you were trying to achieve.

 

Congratulations on what I think is a golden buzzer project.

 

I'm excited to see your future projects here on the community.

 

Kind regards Rob

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Caron
Experienced Contributor

Re: Kitchen makeover

@Lucille 

 

Love the colour you have used for your cupboards - it's similar to the one I want to use. Did you paint the cupboards? Great job, your efforts have paid off and you created a wonderful space.

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Patricia64
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Re: Kitchen makeover

Looks great congratulations 

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StevieB
Projects Editor
Projects Editor

Re: Kitchen makeover

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Patricia64.

 

Let me tag @Lucille so she is alerted to your praise.

 

Look forward to hearing all about your projects.

 

Stevie

 

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