YES! Your kitchen can be beautiful and modern, too

You know you’ve had this thought: “My house was built when everyone else’s house was built. My house is NORMAL. My kitchen has to be normal, too (even though I would love something a little more magazine quality)”. Well, do we have some photos for you!!

This was a very normal kitchen before. We’ve all lived with a kitchen like this at one point or another. This was a perfectly good kitchen before. Clean. Functional. A fine kitchen.

It's a good kitchen

It’s a good kitchen


There is plenty of space

There is plenty of space


It even had an upgraded apron sink

It even had an upgraded apron sink


The Breakfast Nook

The Breakfast Nook


Another view of the breakfast nook

Another view of the breakfast nook

But…DRUMROLLLLLL PLEEEEAAAASSSEEEE…

Don't you wish your kitchen was HOT like this one!!

Don’t you wish your kitchen was HOT like this one!!

The breakfast nook island NOW

The breakfast nook island NOW

Seriously, those with a kitchen like this ARE sexier. They just BECOME sexier because this is ONE HOT number. They can’t help but walk with a little swagger. And who wants to be NORMAL anyway?! Breakfast is WAY more interesting and bright with the island bar. It’s easy to clean and forces the reduction of clutter. PERFECT!

This kitchen was designed with the help of Haim and Deganit at http://www.europeankitchendesign.com in San Francisco. But this kitchen lives in Santa Cruz County where we’re not afraid to take chances! We sell the sink and faucets.

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Two Sisters Kitchen Makeover

These two sisters had VISION! They knew their old kitchen had good bones. A gorgeous new counter, durable sink and stainless steel faucet should carry this kitchen well into their old age. Enjoy the before and after pics

A Sink and Faucet like we have all had at one point or another

A Sink and Faucet like we have all had at one point or another

After: Composite Sink, Stainless Steel Faucet and gleaming glass tile

After: Composite Sink, Stainless Steel Faucet and gleaming glass tile

And this is what it looks like from a few steps back.

And this is what it looks like from a few steps back.

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There’s a FAUCET in my WINDOW!!!

We can’t tell you how often we hear homeowners poo-poo the idea of a tall faucet in their window while they’re perusing the myriad of options we display in our showroom. Honestly, we just DO NOT UNDERSTAND this dilemma. The faucets we sell are FUNCTIONAL ART. They are beautiful to look at and they are a pleasure to use. And we believe, that when the eye wishes to take in the scenery, it is capable of focusing both near and far: near upon the lovely faucet and far out the window to nature’s beauty. It does not have to be one or the other. A tall faucet can become a beautiful center point in a window. We visited the Houzz website and created an ideabook. Click here to see it.

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