Open Plan Shaker Kitchen Remodeling Project in Austin
This is a kitchen remodeling project that we just completed in the North end of Austin TX. We also remodeled the master bathroom in this home and will add the photos in a later post. The original kitchen (Pictured Below) lacked usable space. There were arch ways and posts blocking the flow between the kitchen and living area. We installed an 18 foot beam to carry the load of the second floor and open up the space. We also eliminated the arch to the right side of the kitchen and squared up the island. The original island was at an angle and was so cut up that there was hardly any practical use of space. The grey elongated subway tile with white grout was a neutral choice that goes well with the overall look of the kitchen. Notice the tile layout, starting with a full tile on the outside edge of the island.
We went with white shaker cabinets in this traditional home because of their timeless elegance. We had the kitchen floor extend out past the island to define the space visually.
I added the picture below to show the results of our paint lines and drywall texture matching in the areas where we had completely opened up the walls to install the structural beam and open up the kitchen to the living room. We also added the pendant lights and can light right above the sink and island to give the lighting balance and atmosphere.
If you are in need of a kitchen remodel in Austin TX, Lakeway, or West Lake Hills. Give Vintage Modern Design Build a call at 512-695-6913. You wont be disappointed.