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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Casa de Jetplane #2 Update

Well, we're in full swing over here preparing for the upcoming move and future renters in our current abode.

And with all this, I have been day dreaming about future house and what it will look like (when we're done with it). Can you tell this house was built in the late 80s....


The top cabinets on the right will be going. Pendant lighting will be going in its place. Of course the lighting will be gone as well.
This is the view from the family room. The counter top is new as is the sink. Those will be staying (for cost reasons) but the back splash will be leaving. They are individual pieces glued to the wall. Subway tile will be going in its place. The counter is actually fairly short, I'm looking for shorter metal stools. I think I have found some on Overstock, but I need to measure.

Here is the eat in kitchen. There are 3 large windows on the side. Its actually fairly large area. I would like to have a built in window seat and a large built in china cabinet on the wall. New lighting...obviously.

The flooring in the entire house will be replaced, that's the first thing that is happening...oh so exciting. That right there, will change the entire look of this dated house.
Below are my inspiration pictures. I apologize that I don't have the links for the credits. I have a bad problem of not keeping track especially on my work computer. If you know the link, please let me know and I would happily give credit where credit is most definitely due.

Lovely pendent lighting, white tile, great metal stools... what's not to love. Right?Yes, there is an obviously theme here...
But my favorite is this kitchen by LAKBdesign, posted by House of Turquoise last week I believe. I had an immediate reaction to this kitchen, and those red stools....TDF, am I right?? This new house is truly going to be a labor of love... So much is going to be happening to the Jetplanes in the next 3 years as we live in this house... a deployment, holidays apart, easing into a life out West, and hopefully having a child... Its an exciting and scary time.

11 comments:

PinkSass said...

Your dream kitchen is also my dream kitchen. Love the combo of white subways tiles with dark counters.

So not the kitchen we have now but in our next house, it's on!

Sugar & Spice said...

Beautiful inspirations!!!

It's always the one place where everyone likes to circulate!!

This is an exciting adventure for you guys! I'm excited for you guys!

Samma said...

I really love fixing up a house- you get to put your own stamp on things and have the satisfaction of transforming something. That last kitchen is truly TDF. Your new one has great bones and will be fab with a little updating!

Sweet Simplicity said...

I love your inspiration pics! I really like all the white.

Brittany said...

I love all of your inspiration photos! We are going to paint our cabinets (well, someone else is going to!) soon and go for a lighter feel. We also have a late 1980s house - I feel your pain!

Elle said...

love your inspiration photos and so jealous you get to replace your flooring... we're renting a dated house that was built in the late 80's and early 90's when we get to california, and the whole thing but the kitchen and bathrooms is carpeted... I would absolutely love to be able to rip up that carpet and put down some wood floors or something... I'll have to settle for rugs I guess....

Do keep us posted on your improvements... and I'd love to send you some pictures of our new place once we get there and see what you suggest....

Brittney said...

How fun! I love the inspiration photos. I'm sure you'll do a great job-keep us updated!

Miss E said...

I love your inspiration photos - I have similar taste (and might be going through a major older home renovation soon too!)

Can't wait to see more!

Crazy Shenanigans said...

I love your plans for the kitchen! How exciting!

Windy City Kelley's said...

That kitchen is beautiful, I can't wait to see your after pics!

Chic Runner said...

WHAT! why aren't you keeping that awesome brown wood?! are you crazy? ha ha ha love the new look i can't wait to see actual pictures :)

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