I survived! Mandy of Sugar Bee Crafts talks about her kitchen makeover
Subway tiles are a fun option — or look at eco-friendly options like recycled glass bottles. Luxe counter tops The counter top on your remodel wish list should fit your needs. Marble and granite are classic choices that come in an array of colors to suit your design. However, consider functional and interesting alternatives like a butchers block or stainless steel countertop. Appliances At the top of every kitchen remodel wish list? New appliances! Focus on finding appliances that maximize the space in your kitchen.
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Do you cook alone or with someone? Is your kitchen a multi-purpose room where kids do homework and friends love to gather? Keep track of what currently works well and what doesnt. For instance, if youre forever crawling into the back of lower cabinets to retrieve something, jot that issue down. Stop the clutter. Now is your chance to take inventory of everything you need to store, then plan accordingly. Fortunately, cabinet makers realize storage and organization features drive sales, and theyve responded accordingly.
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Tips for Your Kitchen Remodel
SK: You added so many amazing features and customizations to your kitchen! What is your favorite part? M: I don’t know if I can pick a favorite we added an open shelf, thereby gaining about 3 feet of workable countertop space, which is awesome! I also love that we were able to add several more drawers (including a “secret” drawer in the toe-kick space for cookie sheets) which gave more space to put things and made the kitchen more usable and spacious.
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