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Cottage Kitchen Before and After

Cottage kitchen before

Cottage kitchen before

Have you ever seen a tinier kitchen in your life? How my hubby’s Grandmother was able to serve 25 people Thanksgiving dinner from this kitchen is a mystery that never ceases to amaze me. Seriously?!?

This wall separated the kitchen and bedroom from the living room.

This wall separated the kitchen and bedroom from the living room.

Needless to say it could be improved. The kitchen, along with a small adjacent bedroom, completely blocked the view to the lake. Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t  that the whole point of coming to a cottage? The Lake, the views, the peaceful scenery?? The natural answer was to knock it all down and open it right up so that you could make a meal while not feeling like you’ve been put in a corner. Nobody puts Mommy in the corner.

Without the centre wall, we can now enjoy the beautiful view that the property offers from all parts of the cottage.

Cottage kitchen now!

Cottage kitchen now!

Kitchen view from living room

Kitchen view from living room




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This entry was posted on September 3, 2014 by in Cottage, Projects.

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