Kitchen hardware establishes an instant connection

Written by: Julie Thompson

Jayne Sachs says she felt physically uncomfortable when she first walked through the kitchen in the home she and her husband would soon buy. Those feelings were a big deal to Jayne, who as a singer and songwriter relies heavily on the emotional impression things and places make on her. Still, the allure of the Trotwood home overshadowed the kitchen’s failings and gave her enough drive to see how she could transform the space into something she would someday sing about.

Resources: Interior designer: Winnie Cleavenger, Winteriors; Contractor: Jeff Miller, M/M Construction, Inc.; Cabinetry: Mike Debbelt, M/M Construction, Inc.; Granite countertops: Exotic Tobacco, Mont Granite; Countertop installation: Dark Star Marble & Granite of Dayton, Inc.; Backsplash: Golden Walnut marble, supplied by Bob Madden Carpet & Tile, Inc.; Artistic tile: Evelia Designs, reproduced on stone by Stone Impressions; Sinks: Blanco Performa double bowl and Diamond single bowl, both in Café Brown; Faucets: Moen Brantford, oil rubbed bronze; Painting: Greenfield Pumpkin, Benjamin Moore, painted by Joe Evans; Chandeliers: Bastille 8 Light Chandelier in Heritage Bronze, Savoy House; Electric: Terry Boone, B Electric; Pantry door: Doc’s Architectural Salvage and Reclamation Services

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