Kitchen of the Week: Updated Colonial Style in Creamy White

via PS & Daughters

A kitchen in a once-neglected house gets an elegant and roomy overhaul for a growing family

Paul and Danielle O’Connor grew up outside Philadelphia and met in their late twenties. After marrying and having children, they found their small starter home bursting at the seams. They spent two years searching for a bigger home before landing the traditional stone Colonial-style house they’d always dreamed of owning.

But after sitting vacant for many years, the house needed a full head-to-toe renovation before the O’Connors could move in. Here they share details on how they overhauled the kitchen with modern features and a creamy white look while respecting the history of the house.

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Kitchen of the Week: Raising the Roof in a Former Barn

A historic Cape Cod-style kitchen gets a facelift that adds light and storage

Cold and drafty in the winter and sweltering in the summer are hardly attributes anyone would want in a kitchen. And that’s not all that was wrong with the top-floor kitchen in this 150-year-old former barn.

A few small windows above the sink and a low, slanted roof made the room cramped and unable to accommodate upper cabinets. Raising the roof opened things up and allowed for large windows, while a new pantry closet tackled the storage needs.

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