God knows I've gone on and on and on and on about this project, so I'll just shut up for once and let you look at the pictures:

Weird soffit, gone! Laminate backsplash, gone! Awful brown cabinets, gone!

I'll just jump in one more time though to give you the resources, then I'll really shut up for good:

  • Kitchen Cabinets: Akurum Cabinets / Abstrakt Doors; $2,100 from Ikea
  • Kitchen Cabinet Assembly: Priceless from My Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • Countertops: Carrara Marble; $1461 from Cutting Edge Granite (discount TBD)
  • Microwave: LG; $249 from Home Depot
  • Refrigerator: Whirlpool Gold; $1100 from Sears Outlet
  • Range: Framtid; $639 from Ikea
  • Dishwasher: Maytag; $619 from Home Depot
  • Kitchen Sink: American Standard; $135 from Amazon
  • Kitchen Faucet: Price Pfister; $86 from Amazon
  • Cabinet Knobs: Lews Hardware Bar Pulls; $138.75 from Knobs4Less
  • Backsplash Tile: Normandy; $543 from Granada Tile
  • Overhead Light: Lightolier Dome Light: $22 from eBay
  • Blinds: Lined Shanghai Whitewash Matchstick: $162 from Steve's Blinds and Wallpaper

(Images: Dabney Frake)