House Update – Cabinets and bathtub!

Lots of fun things to share again this week! Sorry it took me so long to get to it – the Mr. and I have actually been killing ourselves replacing the fence around the pool across the street. My arms are basically useless noodles after all the manual labor, but we finally finished it all and it looks great. We also painted the entire barn/pool house situation as well. So, I’ve been too busy working to actually post about it, but I’ll get to it next week as it’s raining here today.

I’m just going to keep going with my random “here’s what they did this week” posting style. First up is the kitchen.

White kitchen cabinets

They are hanging all the cabinet doors and I just went over all the hardware placement too! I’m so excited with how the kitchen is turning out. To refresh your memory that large cabinet on the left will be glass and the doors slide. I’ll probably keep all our white dishes in it. You can’t see it in this pic, but it balances out the refrigerator area nicely. We also decided to go with simple classic subway tile again as (1) I still love the classic look and (2) it’s cheap! Let’s not talk about the budget situation at this point (if you could only see the dirty look the Mr. is giving me right now…)

White kitchen cabinets

You can see a bit of the back breakfast nook wall in this picture that they tiled from top to bottom. This is the wall with the barn beams. If you can picture this area, it is one side of the breakfast nook, next to the pantry door. The window looks out over the front porch.

Here’s a better shot, they took the beams down to tile and paint. I can’t wait to see them go back up.

Subway tile white kitchen progress

White kitchen cabinets

Here is the opposite side of the breakfast nook, next to the refrigerator. I’m so excited to style these glass cabinets. I may have brought a few dishes in just to see how they may look… I know, I’m losing it a little. I’m just so ready to get in there and decorate!

Cottage style planked white ceiling

In other big news, all the plastic is off the window and ahhhhhhh! I just love seeing the blue water against all the white woodwork. This was totally my vision when we started building this house, and it’s so fun to see it coming together. I mean, imagine there wasn’t a giant wet saw in my living room and you get the picture.

Stone Cottage Style Fireplace

The fireplace is totally done and they did such a beautiful job on it. If you knew the amount of math that went into working out the mantel height, tv cabinet width, and ceiling situation to make this all come together you would understand why this is so exciting to see.

There will be cabinet doors on the bottom portion of both built-ins and our tv will be mounted in the right side where there are no shelves. The doors swing back and slide in and the tv is on a 3 ft arm that swivels out. If that makes sense? I’ve had lots of questions about this set up on my social media and I promise I will post pics/videos when it’s all set up. Oh and the stone is from J&N Stone, the style is Quartz and the color is Price. The mantel is another one of the barn beams we saved from the old house. I snapped this pic the day they did the grout and it has actually dried to a much lighter color, which I love.

Freestanding master bath tub

Ok, saved the best for last – my tub! We own all the property across the street, so when my car and the tool trailer isn’t parked there, the view will be really nice of all the pretty trees across the street. And hello? This floor GAH, obsessed with it, can you believe it’s tile? I’ll be doing a post on it next week when it’s cleaned up a bit more so you can really see all the details. You can find the direct link in my flooring source post here.

The plumbers and the electricians have been busy installing all the fixtures so look for that next week!

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  1. Your house is beautiful! What color did you use throughout? In the middle of a renovation and trying to find the perfect off white. Love yours! Thank you.

  2. It really IS so stunning! So much work to get to this point where you see it all paying off. Can’t wait to see everything come together. I love your choices! I’m loving the wall above the mantel and range hood style you chose – was that an intentional choice to tie the spaces together? I LOVE it either way!! Can’t wait to hear about your gorg-eous floors that you showed us in your bathroom. So much pretty going on over there, Kelly!! ;)

  3. I love it all! That lake view is perfect! I’m getting ready to update my master bathroom and love the tub you chose. Do you have a style and source for the tub?

  4. Love your house, and the view!! Wondering if you could give me the dimensions for the rangehood in the kitchen. I am thinking of doing similar for our renovations. Thanks.

  5. Can’t get enough! Looks fabulous. Maybe. Missed it, but how high is your ceiling in the living room?
    Can wait for more pics!

  6. Oh I love it! Love the tub, and the ceiling! and the kitchen cabinets! Tell me are the cabinets custom? I so want all new kitchen cabinets with Glass, I love the kitchen in the movie “Somethings Gotta Give”. Cant wait to see it finished. Always love to see yoour posts. We are right in the middle of redoing our Great room on our lake house and new windows and siding. I have to post pics on my blog. Love all your choices,! Hugs!

  7. So happy for you it looks like you truly but your heart and sole into your home I can’t wait to see you home all done. My husband and I will be starting a bedroom addition to our home and you ideas truly inspire me with our plans. Thank you so much. A devoted follower.

    1. HI Jony, yes I have really put so much thought into the design of this house I’m so happy to see it all come together the way I imagined :)

  8. Loving your home and all your choices.. Thanks for all the photo’s knowing how busy you are. Please continue to post pictures of your home as you decorate each room. Happy summer to you and your family!

  9. That view is everything! I would never get anything done for all the daydreaming…..

  10. WOW!!!!! That view is unbelievable! It’s all so beautiful. I can’t wait to see more pictures and when it’s all finished.

  11. Your design choices are really great Kelly! Your efforts and attention to detail are very evident inside and out. Do you happen to have dimensions for the fireplace and builtins? We want to install a fireplace in our family room and this is very similar to what we are thinking.

  12. I am in love with all your choices. We are building as well, but my house is dark floors and cabinets. I have a house crush on your bright rooms. We are breaking ground this week. Fingers crossed…. come visit my site. ♥♥♥

  13. Absolutely gorgeous! I can see why you brought your dishes in to try to decorate a little bit. I thought that was funny and something I would do too!. I can imagine how anxious you are to get in there. It’s very beautiful and love the gorgeous scenery and views.

  14. It is truly coming out beautifully! Love your rec room with the white tongue and groove ceiling and beams. It looks great with the blue water! You must be so happy! ?

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