You've waited. And it's done!
Get ready for some
totally awesome just okay pictures!
The weather was gray, no good light, the grouting was just complete so nothing could be up against the backsplash, and I gave Diana no warning about bringing the camera, so truly, nothing staged in these photos, but I can't wait for better ones. I need to share!
First, a before refresher:
Like I said, not the best pictures, but you can see how great the transformation is:
I suggested rotating the table, and that is working really well.
I love the finishes. New gray floors, warm cabinets, black granite counters. The accent walls are a mid-tone gray-purple and the other walls are light gray.
The wall is all opened up. Love!
This wall is gone. Scroll back up, this view is the same as the one with the door. No more door needed.
The awesome lantern shaped tile.
Okay, so itty bitty microwave. This admittedly is small for the space, but Diana is dreaming of a drawer microwave someday, so planned the opening for the future, but just stuck this little guy there for now. I absolutely love the idea of putting the microwave in a lower cabinet.
Really, who wants it all featured, up in the air. Ours is above the stove. This is annoying because my oldest could totally microwave his own food items now, but he can't reach it. Seriously, whoever came up with the whole microwave over the stove thing never had kids. Wait, how did I get on this soapbox? Sorry. Stepping down. But love the microwave placement in this kitchen.
I'm so jealous of their new kitchen, but mostly just super happy for them.
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