Project by: Bridgett
Location: Trussville, Alabama
We purchased our 1950s home one year ago and have been remodeling it one room at a time. We did all but the electrical and plumbing in our Kitchen remodel ourselves. And as an added bonus, we scored the whole set of kitchen cabinets for $50 on Craigslist. After some sanding, reconfiguring, and fresh paint, I loved the way they turned out. We removed the wall separating the kitchen and dining area to open up the space and add an island bar. We also were able to use the original 1950s front door for our pantry. We replaced the sheetrock ceiling with beadboard and added recessed lights. We removed the old electrical panel and relocated it to the laundry room adding more space for cabinets.
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