At long last our kitchen remodel is finished! We started construction on December 16 and finished somewhere around March 9, that's for what was supposed to be a "very simple" kitchen renovation. No ripping out cabinets or knocking down walls just multiple damaged deliveries and things not fitting like we planned. But now that it's done we are so happy with it and it's just in time because I am due April 1st and could give birth anytime now. We designed it ourselves using Google Sketch Up. It was tedious but allowed us to get a feel for the space and see what could fit. We were dealing with a weirdly shaped room so there were some strange angles involved. Not to mention our 1890 house where no lines are straight or even, we just had the contractors do the best they could. Our contractors Transcend Construction did a great job.
I'll try to give some details in case anyone is dreaming or planning on their own kitchen remodel. The choices can be overwhelming.
The countertops are soapstone, the farmhouse sink from Franke. The shaker cabinets are by Schuler from Lowes. The style is Sugar Creek Maple in Harbor Mist (grey color). The grey has a sight wash to it which is subtle and turned out great. We were a little worried about too much of a distressed look. I bought 3/4" wooden knobs and painted them myself using a matched Benjamin Moore oil paint.
The floor is Marmoleum in spa from Green Depot. The stove and hood are from Bluestar. The light fixtures are from Schoolhouse Electric. The refrigerator is the Active Smart model from Fisher and Paykel.
The Hoosier cabinet we found at an antique mall in Ohio on vacation and had it shipped cross country. It was still so much cheaper than something we could find around here. The zinc work surface pulls out for extra prep space. Inside there is a flour sifter (too bad we don't use that much flour anymore) and spice rack and some other little shelves.
This is the view looking out toward the rest of our main floor. The tin ceiling is original and the previous owner restored and had it painted. This place was originally a butcher shop, thus the high ceilings and open layout.
The bridge faucet is by Hansgrohe, I got a great deal on it through an Amazon store. We had an open shelf put in above the fridge for cookbooks.
I made a little cafe curtain for the window from striped linen. The curtain hardware is from Rejuvenation.
I've probably forgotten all kinds of details but feel free to ask me in the comments. This was our first foray into home renovation and we don't mind sharing our sources.