You don’t need all-new appliances, a completely different layout or a Wholesale Cabinets online major addition to give a kitchen a fresh look and feel. Take this family’s 400-square-foot kitchen in a sophisticated farmhouse in southern Connecticut. The owners liked the location of their sink and range and wanted to keep the breakfast nook. But they were ready to lose their dark counters and old-school cabinets with traditional feet. Quick and painless design moves like adding a pocket door to the dining room, new windows above the sink and custom cabinets helped deliver a powerful update. "The existing Wholesale Cabinets online was attractive and functional but very traditional in flavor (notice the feet on the cabinets and dark counters). The owners and their architect, Jimmy Crisp, set out to give it a more modern look that still respected the home’s architecture.Crisp Architects4Photos by Rob Karosis
The new custom cabinets add a sort of Shaker simplicity. The upper Wholesale Cabinets online have larger glass fronts with lights inside that offer a better look at the collectibles on display. Meanwhile, the sleek new handles, knobs and pulls lend a more contemporary edge.
Above the sink, new casement windows and a large picture window offer clear views of the yard outside.
The new pocket door on the right replaces a cased opening to Wholesale Cabinets online provide more privacy for the kitchen during dinner parties. Two refrigerators with panel fronts and drawers below flank the door. “It became an architectural element to surround the opening with the two refrigerators,” says Crisp. “It also made sense for this family with kids.”Crisp Architects2A new door with transom windows updated the pantry. A custom hutch on the side of the pantry gives the homeowners additional glassware storage.
White Carrara marble tiles in a random brick mosaic create a textured backsplash behind the existing range. A niche provides a place for spices and bottles of oil. “A white kitchen becomes a palette, and everything you put into it is emphasized, from interesting lighting to all the little details that add the character,” says Crisp.
Shallow drawers next to the range offer storage for lids, while Wholesale Cabinets online deeper drawers below store pans and small pots. Storing pots and pans separately from the lids in drawers is a great way to keep things organized, says Crisp. It also eliminates having to search for lids in the back of a cabinet.Before PhotoCrisp ArchitectsThis “before” floor plan illustrates how the previous kitchen had lots of basic components.Crisp ArchitectsAFTER: Fine-tuning and making the details cleaner Wholesale Cabinets online built on what the kitchen already offered without reinventing the wheel."