I am all for vintage charm, but this kitchen had none of it. It was dirty (note the bevy of cleaning products in the 3rd photo), lacked cabinet space and everything was mismatched. It was gross.
For reference, that last pic was taken standing in the living room, looking into the kitchen.
We were so cute and thought that we could tear this sucker down and rebuild a kitchen in, like, 6 weeks. WITH NO EXPERIENCE. LOL. Good one, Shufflers.
Demo begins just days after closing in March of 2009:
Only to be rebuilt bigger and better:
^^ Carter's dad, Jerry ^^
Who Carter gets his crazy good skillz from...my father-in-law can pretty much do/build anything.
Oh hey, C.
Ta-da! Floor is in and we were able to lay it all down before we installed cabinetry so it goes nice and clean to the edges of the room. So nice.
Let the record show that my only job was to scrub out some grout after it dried and I managed to damage about 4 tiles with that little grout-scrubber thingy. High five.
Come back tomorrow for the reveal: