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Before and After: A Kitchen Goes Victorian

When a New York couple bought their dream house, a Queen Anne Victorian, they discovered that the kitchen had been stripped of its period details. Instead of soaring spaces and crown molding, the dated kitchen had minimal counterspace, poor light, and very little room to cook.

To see what the couple did to remedy these issues,


Working with an architect, the couple expanded the kitchen so it extended along the house's entire back wall. They installed a center island, a dining area, and French doors that open to a side porch. With the use of materials such as crown moldings, soapstone, and marble, the kitchen finally fits with the rest of the house.

Check out This Old House for the details.





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cheris202 cheris202 2 years

Gorgeous combination!! Love soapstone & white marble for kitchen countertops! Uber elegant & rustic at the same time <3

Cortney Cortney 8 years
Gorgeous! I wish it was my kitchen!
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 8 years
Oooh big time kitchen envy!!
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
That's beautiful! A 100% improvement.
popbunny popbunny 8 years
There are some elements of Victorian in the redesign but I wouldn't call it Victorian. But it looks nice.
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
Oh I love it! I have been toying with the idea of using chalkboard paint on my fridge and this may do the trick to push me over the edge!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
Definitely an improvement!
Erin84 Erin84 8 years
I love that they moved the "chalkboard" from the old cabinets to the fridge. We painted a wall in our kitchen with chalkboard paint and it's really fun, plus it comes in handy for grocery lists, etc. This re-do looks beautiful!
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
Beautiful transformation!!!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love it!
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