This kitchen has undergone a fairly dramatic transformation. The renovation consisted of a new layout of the space; as well as new flooring, cabinetry, appliances, counters, backsplash, lighting, sink and faucet, etc. I like how the new look came together, adding white cabinetry and butcher block ...Read More
In my weekly newspaper column, 'Ask Deb Nelson', I get a lot of questions about kitchens. I think people ask about kitchens because renovations tend to be expensive and time consuming, so many people look for simple ways to update the space. The trend ...Read More
My kitchen reno was recently featured on CBC TV, but here are a lot more photos to see the transformation. People have been asking about the quartzite stone on the counter, here is a link to a post I did about that material: http://www.debnelsondesign.com/?p=1867
When I was recently in NYC I spent some time at the Waterworks showroom. Their products are beautiful and have a classic, timeless look. They do an un-lacquered brass finish that starts off as quite a regular looking brass but quickly ages into a gorgeous patina. Here is an un-lacquered brass faucet "new" and "after" one had been in the showroom for awhile. The Waterworks line is expensive, but they have an online shop that offers some great looking pieces at more affordable prices.
I always like a bright kitchen with big windows. In these kitchens the window is right above the counter. It's a great look if you have the space for it. You sacrifice upper cabinets, but I think the window and natural light is well worth it! Washing the dishes in these sinks would't be so bad!
Images: 1: Brooklyn Home Company 2: Decor Pad 3. Unknown (Pinterest) 4. Brooklyn Home Company 5. Unknown (Pinterest)