Both Kenneth and the couple can't wait to get cooking on this one-of-a-kind kitchen design.
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Homeowners Robert and Elyse are so in love with castles that they want their plain kitchen transformed with a Gothic style to match the rest of their home. The couple wants to change everything from the worn cabinets and countertops to the drab window and floors. When designer Kenneth Brown arrives and shows the couple his unique vision for their kitchen, it has them completely blown away. Kenneth's plan includes cabinets designed in the shape of Gothic arches and lined with rich red velvet. He proposes painting the walls tan and covering the floors with an antique limestone to tie in with the castle-like feel. One of the most amazing features will be a jewel-toned stained glass window right above the sink.
It took four months to give Robert and Elyse's ordinary kitchen a unique castle-like feel and the end result went well beyond their expectations. The space now has a Gothic style infused with elegant Old World charm. Every detail from the Gothic-arch cabinets and stove area, to the antique limestone floor and stained glass window have transformed it into a bright open space that Elyse describes as "a kitchen any chateau would be proud to call its own." The antique detailing, like the fabric behind the cabinets that pulls in the rose-colored paint on the walls, adds charm and beauty while giving the entire kitchen a sense of history. The custom designed stained glass window floods the room with light and adds a royal burst of color. The Gothic arch design of the window ties in perfectly with the arched cabinets and stove area.
maple veneer grille with "E" pattern – Pattern Cut
window - Taylor Brothers
cabinetry - Showcase Custom Cabinetry Inc.
countertops (Giallo Santa Cecilla) - Ultra Marble and Granite, Inc.
wall paint (SW 2829 Classical White) - Sherwin Williams
Rick and Meredith Fine hope a designer can give them a large, functional kitchen that works well with an adjacent great room.