Demo starts today.
And suddenly, all of our
plans and dreams are
about to become reality.
I can't tell you how excited
we are! You see, every
kitchen or bath we'velived in was "inherited".
Some old, others new, all
the vision of a prior owner,
landlord, or developer.
I consider each of those very different kitchens and baths as laboratories.
In each, there was something to love and much to learn.
Following are just a few examples of the good, bad, and ugly.
Kitchens ads in Architectural Digest.
The top of the line in their day,
I've lived with two. The first was
installed in the early 60s. It was
a sea of high gloss, "canary" yellow.
The second was a sleek, simple, and white galley circa 1941.
BOTH were easy-to-use, functional,
and therefore well designed.
Be careful with color.
featured a magnificent Roper Range.
Built like a Buick, it had everything!
Forty years later it looked brand new
and was still cooking up a storm!
Over the years we've often had to live
with electric stoves. While there
certainly is an art of cooking with
this form of fuel, I've come to the
Gas is the only way.
Less is more.
Years ago I also decided that I could not live without a black Kohler bathroom.
BOTH with nightmares because every speck of dirt and dust overshadowed their dramatic decorative impact. And each required endless touch ups.
So, unless you like pulling out your Swiffer every ten minutes...
Keep it light.