I thought it was time to pop some photos up on my blog of the finished renovation, I’m not sure if i’m repeating myself, but i’m sure this is well long overdue….
It was such a full on process and my kitchen production company was really amazingly patient with me! We changed our design a few times and probably took about a year or so in the process and then once we’d made the decision on our final plans it then took a while for the whole process to be completed. Our ‘hidden’ recessed handles kept chipping and were replaced a few times until they completely power coated a new set, the new oven touch screen died twice and in the last few days our new Asko dishwasher decided it would keep my dirty dishes by locking them in until Axial appliances can set them free. Hmmm now I hope I’m at work when they open that one up!
So where do we start? First off I’ll show you pictures of the old kitchen we had, it wasn’t a particularly bad kitchen, the main issue I had with it was it was unfortunately situated at the wrong end of the house away from the garden. I’ve then popped up photos of the space the kitchen went into, it used to be an old room/laundry that was once a one bedroom flat when we first bought this old lady……
After much work by our builders they knocked all the walls down, pulled off her back and gave her a whole new set of legs…..Its lovely to know we have a warm water tight home, with this massive kitchen that i’m struggling to fill. This kitchen has already seen a fair few weekends of entertaining and I hope for it to see many more…….
We’ll start over with pictures of the old kitchen (it really does feel like another lifetime ago): This old kitchen sat at the front of the house and in the renos become a new laundry/3rd toliet and office (where the dining table was).
The new completely relocated new kitchen area (and area that used to be our old laundry and junk room)
Before picts, our old junk room and the back of the house prior to the builders coming in. They ended up doing alot more work than we thought originally. They had to rip all the walls down and rebuild from scratch….
These picts show the area rebuilt and ready (with new rimu flooring) for our lovely new kitchen.
Kitchen arrives yay!
The kitchen being assembled!
The final product…..check out my black sinks….I’m in heaven!! One in the island and one in the main washing up area…..LOVE