Spicy kitchen remodel
Written by: Jane Schreier Jones
Sukey Brown had thought about remodeling her kitchen since the time she and her husband, Bo, bought this Kettering house in 1988. “I told Bo before we moved in that I wanted to do a kitchen remodel,” Sukey recalls. “But life happened,” she adds with a sigh. Four growing kids, then college tuition, and home upkeep expenses, including other fix-up projects for their 1942 house, all needed attention. The kitchen was put on the back burner, so to speak. Happily, in 2014 “kitchen” finally made its way to the top spot of the “Let’s do it” list. Also happily, the Browns’ good friend is Winnie Cleavenger, owner of Winteriors, an interior design firm located in Kettering.
Resources: Contractor: Mark Maury, Mark Maury Woodwerks; Interior designer: Winnie Cleavenger, Winteriors; Kitchen designer: Amanda Moran, Sims-Lohman; Cabinetry: Homecrest and Dynasty, Sims-Lohman; Countertops: Brushed Cambrian Black granite; Sink: Black Blanco Silgranit farm sink; Faucet: Grohe; Appliances: Bosch dishwasher and ovens; Thermador cooktop; Sub-Zero refrigerator; Perlick beverage refrigerator; Lighting: House of Troy picture lights, Kichler pendants, George Kovacs Dart floor lamp; Original artwork: Terri Hallman; Santiago; Paint: Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal; Furniture: Hickory sectional sofa; Matt Baker custom wood table; Safavieh Jason counter stools in red leather; Hardwood flooring: All About Hardwood; Backsplash: Metal Art stainless subway tile; Art: Sharon Cook Gallery
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