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RE: Finished Kitchen~White, Marble, Soapstone (Follow-Up #58)

posted by: katieob on 12.05.2009 at 09:46 am in Kitchens Forum

Good Morning~

Wow-thank you for your wonderful feedback! It means a lot. We acted as our own GC on this build & had no kitchen designer, so I was really flying by the seat of my pants. We did find an amazing cabinetmaker and I couldn't be happier with his work. I'll reiterate it-this forum was amazingly helpful.

Here are the details below. I will post some more photos of the adjoining rooms and half walls (drjoann) during the week as I unpack & organize. The room with the baskets is the playroom and our carpenter built the built in based on a Pottery Barn Kids picture. Rhome, the area behind the range wall is a mudroom with lockers & cubbies. We moved from a 2 bedroom in the city so I often just wander into the mudroom and stare. LOVE IT.

Any questions or details I miss, please just ask. I'm happy to answer anything.

Ceiling height is 9 and a half feet

Floors: 8 inch heart pine, tung oil & satin finish

Cabinets: Local cabinetmaker. Inset, shaker style with single bead in Ben Moore White Dove

Perimeter Counter: Soapstone (Green Mountain Original)
Island Counter: Calacatta Marble (Honed, 5cm)

Backsplash: Horus Art Tiffany (crackle, bianco)

Pendants: Restoration Hardware Benson (smallest size)

Hardware: Cup pulls are RH Gilmore, pulls are RH Aubrey, latches are Rejuvenation, and ice box latches are Clifside Brass. All are polished nickel.

Stools: Holsag Bulldog in Heritage Walnut (online through cymax.com)

Hood: Modernaire PS 26 (42 inches, 18 inches height)
Contact person was Pat Hartman

Range: Thermador Pro Harmony 36

Microwave: Sharp Drawer

Refrigerator: Sub Zero 42 inch Side by Side

Dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel double drawers

Sink: Shaw's 30 inch

Faucet: Rohl (modern architectural series)

Potfiller: Perrin & Rowe Country series

Thanks for looking!
Katie

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Finished Kitchen~White, Marble, Soapstone

posted by: katieob on 12.04.2009 at 02:57 pm in Kitchens Forum

Hi all.

A huge thank you to everybody on this forum who helped graciously with advice, photos, experience & info. What an incredible resource this is. Shout outs to Erikanh & marthavila for hood help, willowdecor for tile, all the stoners, and many more.

We moved in last week-bottom trim on fridge & dw are still missing, excuse the messy bottoms.

I'll be happy to provide details if anyone wants them.

Thanks for looking!

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RE: Help with flooring and white subway tile (Follow-Up #7)

posted by: november on 10.03.2008 at 10:02 pm in Bathrooms Forum

Here's our newly-renovated (and very tiny!) master bath, with espresso vanity, white subway tile in the shower, white tile floor, and bead board walls. The floor is marble-looking ceramic tile (white and gray), and the vanity top is carrera marble. The shower is white subway tile with light gray grout, and we used the same color grout on the floor. I'm sorry the picture is sideways - I corrected it in photobucket, but it still won't show up straight when I paste it here.

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New bathroom almost done

posted by: sweeby on 02.28.2009 at 12:43 pm in Bathrooms Forum

Thought I'd post some pictures of our 99%-complete new bath. As you can see, the bedroom beyond isn't done yet, and there's no door yet, but the bath itself is about done - Yay!

Paint - Ellen Kennon Gustavian Grey
Vanity - Medallion in Knotty Alder wood, Walnut stain
Sink & Toilet - Toto Baldwin/Clayton
Faucets - Husdon Reed
Field Tile - Emser Classica in cream
Accent Tile - Walker Zanger Mizu
Floor - Walker Zanger 'White Cloud' marble, honed.
Countertop - Walker Zanger 'White Cloud' marble, polished.
Wall Sconces - Can't remember!
Fixtures - Kohler Bancroft

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RE: Blue and White Bathrooms? (Follow-Up #6)

posted by: acountryfarm on 03.17.2009 at 01:24 am in Bathrooms Forum

This is my dormitory bath for 6 of our boys.













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clipped on: 10.28.2009 at 12:37 pm    last updated on: 10.28.2009 at 12:37 pm

New bathrooms!!

posted by: ranchreno on 11.25.2006 at 12:25 am in Bathrooms Forum

Here are some pictures of our new master bath, kids' bath and powder room. Still need some finishing touches here and there, but done for the most part.

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Powder Room
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Here is a link that might be useful: Ranchreno's Bathrooms

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RE: calling those with white subway tile bathrooms.... (Follow-Up #9)

posted by: sombreuil_mongrel on 09.26.2009 at 11:07 am in Bathrooms Forum

Blue, to match the blue tile liner.
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RE: Calling on soapstone owners (Follow-Up #25)

posted by: marita40 on 09.23.2009 at 07:06 pm in Kitchens Forum

I've had Julia for about 8 months now. No dings at all. A few tiny scratches only. When I re-oil, they disappear. I love the color of the Julia!
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RE: Please convince me a freestanding range can look good! (Follow-Up #14)

posted by: boxerpups on 08.22.2009 at 12:32 pm in Kitchens Forum

I love the look of free standing. You must be thinking
of the old stoves our grandma's had... : )

I had a piece of 1inch granite strip put in behind my
range. My range is a slide in but it did not slide in
enough because of building codes. There is still a 1 inch
space where my range sticks out. With my granite it looks
built in. Sorry no current pic.

Here are some pictures that show how lovely free standing
can be. No worries yours will be amazing too. Free or
slide in.

~boxerpups
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Finished Cherry/Soapstone kitchen

posted by: pah_chicago on 09.02.2009 at 04:40 pm in Kitchens Forum

We are almost done with our kitchen renovation, I have spent the last 6 months looking at pictures/taking advice from this site. We ended up going with cherry cabinets and soapstone counters--a combo I couldn't find too many pictures of, so I thought I'd share some of my finished shots in case anyone out there is looking for a similar combo.
We have a 100 year old American Foursquare house, and pulled out the existing cabinets/counters/soffits/plaster, added new oak floors (old ones were uneven with the family room), new walls, new electrical, re-arranged the appliances, stripped some moulding in the dining area. The project took 7 weeks, still waiting for a few things, but overall, it's about 98% finished.

Thanks for all of your help, us lurkers get great advice from all the wise folks on this board!!

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RE: What floor for 1898 victorian bath? (Follow-Up #26)

posted by: lauren674 on 12.20.2008 at 10:02 am in Bathrooms Forum

Here's our original blue daisy hex floor from around 1911. This vintage pattern and color are fairly common in old Chicago buildings built at that time:

It could not be saved, so we replaced with a new black daisy hex that retains the vintage look:

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RE: What floor for 1898 victorian bath? (Follow-Up #5)

posted by: bill_vincent on 12.16.2008 at 10:43 am in Bathrooms Forum

As far as I'm concerned, that bathroom is SCREAMING for 1" white hex tile:

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clipped on: 10.21.2009 at 12:05 pm    last updated on: 10.21.2009 at 12:05 pm

Finished Small Creamy White and Soapstone Kitchen for FKB

posted by: mary_in_nc on 07.21.2008 at 10:39 am in Kitchens Forum

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Cabinets Medallion Santa Cruz inset with Divinity finish
Countertop Green Mountain Original P.A. Soapstone
Butcherblock Custome made Endgrain in cherry with walnut trim
Backsplash Subway Ceramics subway tile in glossy white. Outlet covers came from them as well.
Hardware Oil Rub Bronze
Latches-Rejuvination.com
Cup pulls- Deltana Elongated Cup Pulls from www.cabinetpull.com
Knobs Restoration Hardware
Range Wolf 30" Duel Fuel
Refrigerator Liebherr 30" counter depth
Microwave Sharp 24" Drawer Microwave
Dishwasher Miele Optima
Disposal Insinkerator Evolutoin Compact
Vent Sirius 30in
Sink 30" Rohl Shaws Farm Sink
Prep sink Rohl Allia prep sink
Faucets Perrin and Rowe
Under Cabinet Lighting Kichler Xenon
Pendants Don't know! Came with house. Similar pendants at www.rejuvination.com
Paint Walls- Sherwin Williams Rice Grain in eggshell, Trim- Sherwin Williams Alabaster in gloss
Ceiling Height 9 feet
Space Roughly 11 x 15

Here is a link that might be useful: Creamy White and Soapstone Kitchen

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FINISHED (99%) White/Soapstone/Stainless kitchen!!

posted by: kpaquette on 09.16.2009 at 10:10 am in Kitchens Forum

It's been a WHILE since I posted - I was waiting for DH to finish the backsplash! I still need to get rugs (the one that's there is temporary) and I excluded pics of the adjoining DR since it's currently housing our waiting-to-be-installed storm windows, and a temporary dining room table.

Quick history - this was a total inside/out renovation of a 1870 Victorian cottage. It's tiny. We didn't have much room to expand things, we were stuck with the original house footprint for various reasons. The inside ended up being totally gutted, every interior wall removed, staircase relocated, 1/2 bath added...it was QUITE THE ULCER MAKER. haha. We had drama with the cabinet glaze - we hated it so we ended up having the brand new cabinets painted. But it came out beautiful. We're happy. :-) The deets:

Thomasville cabinets, painted with BM Cloud White. Island is BM Castle Walls.
Wall color BM Gray Wisp
Julia Soapstone (hasn't been oiled in 2 months)
Liehberr fridge
BlueStar stove
FP dishdrawers
Grohe Bridgeford faucet
Schoolhouse lighting fixtures
Meridith Art Tile 2x6 subway
Ikea shelf over stove
Vent-A-Hood hood
Crate and Barrel stools
Floors are quartersawn oak with walnut border - just poly, no stain.

Before: Dh is standing in mudroom b/c there was no other place to put the microwave.

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