Eat-In Kitchen Makeover: Week 1

I really enjoy re-imagining room designs and layouts.  As a kid, I remember drawing out room arrangements for my bedroom, and moving furniture around all the time.  I still love to plan out spaces in my mind, but I have recently admitted to myself that I am actually horrible at executing and following through to the end of a room design.

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This is precisely why I am redecorating two rooms for this year’s One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home.  That’s right – two rooms!  I recognize that this is a crazy idea, but I need a major shove to finish these spaces.  In my master bedroom I will be starting fresh and overhauling the entire space.  My eat-in kitchen, however, has already been started, and really is about 80% of the way complete.  This might sound like major progress, and it is, but I’ve left it in this 80% finished state for over two years.  I really would love to just finish this space and officially call it done.

I actually have two stages of photos from my kitchen.  This week, I will show you my kitchen before we remodeled it two years ago.  You’ll just need to wait until next week to see the 80% kitchen as it stands right now.  From there, I’ll be focusing most of my work on the eat-in area of the kitchen and then adding a few finishing touches to the kitchen space.

Welcome to our kitchen circa 2013.
eat in kitchen before remodel 1

Yes, that is a ladder that leads up to a little loft.  More on that business next week.

eat in kitchen before remodel

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My plans for this space will make a lot more sense next week, but basically I’m going to finish the wainscoting, refinish a vintage dining table, and add some much needed decor to the walls in the space.

Eat-In Kitchen

I hope you’ll follow along with me for the next 6 weeks as I finally finish my eat-in kitchen and master bedroom!

Now, head on over to Calling it Home and check out all the other participants that will be decorating their spaces, too!

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You can see my plans for my master bedroom design by clicking on the image below:

Farmhouse Master Bedroom on a budget

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5 thoughts on “Eat-In Kitchen Makeover: Week 1

  1. Jenny, this is going to be so exciting! I can’t believe you’re going to makeover two spaces. You’re one brave lady! Can’t wait to see what you do. Hugs, CoCo

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