Howdy friends and Happy Weekend!
Thanks for following along on our kitchen redo.
As we go into week four with the auction over now,
which was a success...but our garage is still full.
How the heck he packs a 2 1/2 car garage is beyond me.
At least now Bob was able to spend more time on the kitchen.
More cabinets being built.
This one with the plate on it was supposed
to have my antique window as the door.
I have saved this window forever it seems.
I wanted an upper cabinet to remind me
of my gramma H's china cabinet with
this glass window pane.
However it will not work here as my cabinet door.
So this cabinet will be an open one now.
The taller cabinet next to the refrigerator
will hold our cat and dog food.
This one will have 4 drawers,
which Bob made as well.
Here is the wood he used for the countertops.
Clamped together to glue in place.
This takes a day.
If all goes right that is.
For some reason this piece did not adhere
to Bob's liking, so he re-did it again.
Then he sanded it smooth.
Unfortunately wood is no longer this wide anymore,
so he has to do it this way.
I was not a fan of butcher blocked pieces,
so this way it is only two pieces instead
of many tiny ones.
Starting to take shape.
This little cabinet being higher was my son's idea.
Our microwave will fit perfectly on it,
and because it is skinnier than the others
on the main wall, I will be able to reach into the corner.
Plus the pets have a place for their food now.
Win win for all!
You can see the two shades of white here.
The creamy white of the cabinets,
and the white for the walls.
The tile came in and I am really getting excited now.
Like a kid in a candy store. LOL
Hopefully week five will be the finished project.
Then I get to decorate.
Hoping everyone has an enjoyable weekend!
Week 4 Blessings To All!
It is looking great!!! The microwave perch being higher is sheer genius.ReplyDelete
Yes it will be more eye level than having it on the counter. Plus I will have more room on the counter. JaniceDelete
It looks great! You will be thrilled when it's done...decorating will be so much fun! And I love the window idea...maybe it can work it's way in somehow? Put the hinges at the top so there's room for it to open upward? And thank you for showing the countertops so closely...hubby is and IT guy and I was a cookbook editor...translation: we have no carpentry skills. But you're inspiring us...can't wait to see it completed!ReplyDelete
Bob is so inspiring! I will be the reaper of a new kitchen. JaniceDelete
It looks wonderful! Your husband is so talented and everything sure is coming together nicely. Can't wait to see the finished kitchen! I'm sure you can't either!ReplyDelete
Yes so looking forward to the finish. JaniceDelete
Wow!!! Everything is looking amazing!! I am truly impressed not only with your husband's carpentry skills and craftsmanship but also with how quickly this is all being accomplished. I know it likely doesn't seem that way to you and Bob, but it truly is. Trust me...I've been living with my current project for 16 weeks now; refacing my kitchen cabinets at the lake took almost as long...and WWR lasted over a year. Can't wait to see your final reveal! ~Robin~ReplyDelete
WOW 16 weeks. EGAD I dont want to even say Bob is finished. Well just needs to tweak a few things, then I am able to start decorating soon. Cannot wait. JaniceDelete
I'm very impressed with how much work got accomplished. Your husband is very talented. It's taking shape quite nicely.ReplyDelete
I'm looking forward to the finished project.
Yes he is very talented. Next post will be most of the finish and then the decorating begins. WOOHOO! JaniceDelete
I am impressed too! What a wonderful job your hubby is doing. The two of you together are quite a team. What a beautiful kitchen you will soon have!ReplyDelete
Yep am looking forward to having it finished. JaniceDelete
Oh my goodness, looking so nice!ReplyDelete
Thanks Jacky! JaniceDelete
I am liking what I see!! Can't wait for the tour.ReplyDelete
Thank you Carla. I cannot wait for this to be over myself. JaniceDelete
It's coming along so well! I'm impressed. I don't suppose Bob rents out, does he?!ReplyDelete
LOL If yo lived closed he might. He was helping a local lady around her house a few years ago. JaniceDelete
Everything is looking so good!! I really love the blue cabinet with the lighter cabinets too. Looking forward to this coming week where things can wrap up. Bob has done such a great job making your custom kitchen plans a reality!ReplyDelete
Thanks Winnie! Yes Bob has worked hard in bringing my dream kitchen come to fruition. JaniceDelete
Lookin' good. You are so lucky to have a handy hubby who is willing to put his skills to good use!ReplyDelete
Yes I have said it time and again he is a keeper! JaniceDelete
How exciting!! It looks great!KitReplyDelete
Thanks Kit! Looking forward to having my kitchen back. JaniceReplyDelete
Oh my gosh Janice! Your kitchen is looking soooo good - Bob is one talented guy. I adore the beadboard and the white & blue cabinet combo. Hopefully you will find the perfect new place for your window. JaneReplyDelete
your kitchen is looking great! I bet you are anxious to get it back together.ReplyDelete