The kitchen is often seen as the hub of the home, the gathering place for daily life and family functions. As a result, it’s a major factor in many house hunting adventures. Does it meet expectations? If not, can it be turned into the right space? The couple who bought this house love to cook, entertain and celebrate with their big extended family but the kitchen was a serious letdown. It was time for a rethink.
kitchen cabinetry, faucet, glass bottles on countertop, console table, loveseat, sofa, bowl on side table, coffee table, black vase on white tray, picture frames, cowhide rugs, white plates & small purple bowls, Ikea | gas stove, range hood, refrigerator, dishwasher, GECafe | dining chairs, silver cross base side tables & teacups and saucers, Urban Barn | geometric rug, silver 3 leg side table, orange and white geometric pillow, textured grey pillows, pillows on Oliver chairs in living room, silver wire fruit basket, grey pot & glass vase on side table, Homesense | sink, Blanco | drapery fabric (Brookhaven), Sarah Richardson for Kravet Fabrics | fabric for Oliver chairs, leaf pillow fabric (Boljande Blad: Red, 33328), zig zag pillows on sofa (Zig Zag Laundered: Cadet Grey, 33629) & drapery hardware, Designer Fabrics | pink striped fabric (Hable : Rose Stripe) on breakfast nook pillow, Y & Co. Fabric | custom pillow sewing, Dreams | vintage light fixture over breakfast nook, Abraham's Trading Inc. | art glass vase on breakfast nook table, floor lamp, art glass paper weights, candlesticks & crystal glasses on red tray, Around The Block | stainless steel toaster, countertop mixer, espresso machine & blender, SHOP.CA | Oliver chairs & black and white photography, Sarah Richardson Design Inc. | leather for breakfast nook banquette, Perfect Leather | custom bench top and Oliver chairs, Sarah Richardson Design Inc. | pair of black geometric mirrors, Chair Table Lamp | round marble breakfast table, silver bowl on counter, silver bucket, silver champagne flutes, silver accessories above fridge, vintage tea set & grey, red and white trays, Eclectisaurus | dining table, Elegant Garage Sale | refinishing of dining table, Eurocraft Restoration | pair of pink vintage lamps, Ethel | custom lampshades, Lamp shades Unlimited | silver pendants, dining room chandelier, Home Depot | cabinetry hardware, Lee Valley | patterned grey pillows, Marshall's | chairs in breakfast nook, Metro Liquidation International | spraying of breakfast nook chairs, Benjamen Furniture Refinishing | silver square wall clock, Newgate Clocks | microwave, Canadian Tire | backsplash and floor tile, Saltillo Imports | silver stool & tea towel on oven, West Elm | baseboards, Brenlo | kitchen window supply and installation, Fieldstone Windows | flowers, Jong Young Flowers
contractor, MBKL LTD. Custom Contracting | kitchen installation, IKEA Installation Services | electrician, Spindel Electric Inc.
walls living and dining : Coffee Cream, Dulux