The cabinets have finally been installed so all we have to do is wait on the counters. Then I can install the sink and the oven vent. It took two days to get all of the kitchen stuff out of the rest of the house and organized. Anyway here are a few teaser shots of the cabinets.
Above is part of the pantry wall which is an awesome addition for us. We had a good amount of storage space in the old kitchen but it could not store all the dried, preserved and canned food we make and buy over the year. Now it is all in one place with room for more, which just encourages me to can more garden stuff and make more types of jam and pickles this year.
Above is the style of handle we liked. The cabinets are very simple and classic in design, something we felt would not look dated in 10 years but we did go with a slightly more modern handle. In the background is one of the self closing hinges, which are great. We went with Kraftmaid for the cabinet maker and I have to say they have an exceptional product.
We also went with a built in for the microwave, but far away from the stove, which is what killed the last one. Katherine hates cluttered counters and this is a way to free up a good amount of space.
To see some kitchens where cooking is a bit easier pop over to Fig Jam and Lime Cordial and check out her In My Kitchen series for February.