White Kitchen and Ikea Island; Before and After

Now this is a before and after!  I wish I had more picture to show you but  you will just have to run over to Completely Coastal and ask Maya if she has anymore.  Check out the total change:

Kitchen Remodel Before
Kitchen Remodel After
The before and after of our kitchen remodel. The messy process is behind me now, and I couldn’t be happier. The space turned out exactly how I had envisioned it. The black stove top blends in with the granite, so does the faucet. And I didn’t expect to find the perfect kitchen island at IKEA. That was so easy! Removing the load bearing wall and those lovely vintage tiles not so much. The two things you can’t see in the picture are the fridge which is to the left from where I was standing when taking the photograph, and the closet that hides a stacked washer dryer next to the dishwasher.

All the way to the left, you might recognize my Seashell Door. Lindsey of Casart Coverings posted it together with their Trompe L’Oeil Shell Door that I had featured here. The two are almost twins! 

Ikea Kitchen Island

It makes me tired just looking at it!
Don’t you love the after?
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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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  1. >I LOVE a white kitchen. She did great. And I am SOOO excited you are going to feature my laundry room redo. You'll have to let me know when you are planning on it so I can spread the word. I feel so honored, I just LOVE your blog! Thanks so much!

  2. >There's always something so satisfying to see a before and after picture, like if you could just wiggle your nose like Samantha in Bewitched. I ADORE Maya's kitchen! ~Lili