The Bennett kitchen renovation is ready for its debut.
There’s no two ways about it the Bennett kitchen was one sick puppy but now it’s a charming southern cottage kitchen with a splash of SoCal.
Let’s take a look at that renovation,
It’s really gratifying to see the plan come to life and I love it to pieces. While I didn’t need to change the footprint of the room I did need to move the appliances around to create a layout that functioned more efficiently. The refrigerator and stove changed position, we added a dishwasher and put the microwave on a shelf freeing up valuable counter space.
The fridge was just sitting on a blank wall by itself. We needed to nestle that in and put that blank wall to work.
This is what became of that blank wall,
A custom range hood with shaker panels, a classic white subway tile backsplash, open shelves and white enamel sconces to set the whole situation off.
The old yellow linoleum floor was replaced with 24″ long charcoal grey tiles with a modern slate vibe. Storage space was maximized in cabinets that now extend to the ceiling and our cabinet maker, Quality Cabinet Co., built a blocked crown molding at my request with straighter lines to marry the cabinetry to the ceiling.
I was convinced for weeks that I wanted to paint the pocket door a pacific/denim blue color. I sampled several of those colors.
and then I was sitting in the room during construction contemplating something and I glanced over to see my turquoise Fiesta coffee mug sitting on the counter. A knee jerk decision to paint the pocket door a bright turquoise yields this.
I chose Cosmos Quartz Carrera Classic for the counter top. Quartz for the durability and Carrera Classic for the classic look and subtle veining.
We added a built-in banquette for four with a ship lap back and shaker panels on the seat to match our cabinets.
We already had our West Elm pendant on the ready to hang over the banquette.
I know you will definitely want to know what our color picks were in this kitchen and we’re happy to oblige, in a forthcoming post.
So who is ready to renovate their kitchen?