Updating old oak cabinets
Natural elements—vintage wooden cutting boards, the Shaker-style barstools' woven rush seats, and a faded antique wool runner—warm up the cool space.The old cabinets were revived with bright white paint and cast-iron knobs, while a new butcher-block countertop finished off the look.Above, open shelving displays collectibles alongside everyday dishware.The ceiling is painted Creamy White by Benjamin Moore.With still-functioning pulleys, these industrial numbers (once used in a billiard hall) make for eye-catching (and hardworking) task lighting above the island.
Run-of-the-mill pendants were replaced with antique versions for instant wow factor.In exchange, please upload one of your construction or remodeling estimates. Your hard work in creating your own construction estimates can help others.Upload your estimates by clicking the link on the bottom left.Having saved by sprucing up (instead of ripping out) the original cabinetry, the couple splurged on a porcelain apron-front sink, which also echoes the down-home style of the new basket weave tile backsplash.A new breakfast bar shrank the room's size but boosted its storage.
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