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A charming cottage built in 1927 received much needed updates from a new kitchen to a beautiful stained glass and wood framed front door. The entry room was turned into a four season multi-functional space for a home office and reading room. New french doors added natural light into the adjoining living room where the family enjoys playing music and relaxing by the fireplace. 

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“We are so happy we picked Denise to design our kitchen. We wanted our new kitchen to look like it belonged in our 1920s house. We wanted a spacious, light, and practical room that we loved to be in. And we wanted all of this on a moderate budget. With her experience and inspired eye, Denise achieved all of this and more. She was also a real pleasure to work with. Thanks to Denise, we have no more kitchen envy! We are moving right along to have her help design our dining room.” 

Lara N. ~ Larchmont, NY

A charming cottage built in 1927 needed some serious updating in the kitchen. The most important goal was to keep the new kitchen in keeping with the original details of the house. We wanted the new kitchen to look as if it had always been in the home. View All After Photos

Our main objective was to remove the wall in between the Dining Room and the Kitchen to create an open concept. Since this was not a bearing wall, no replacement support beams were required. One of our favorite details were the handmade, imperfectly shaped, subway tiles utilized as a backsplash behind the cooktop and around the window. Another was the strategically placed open shelving that kept the modest sized room open and airy. Vintage elements such as the cabinet hardware, plumbing fixtures, and island light with Edison bulbs, completed our Contemporary Cottage style.

We always marvel at how our digital floor plans look so close to the finished solution. And we love to review the before and after photos! What do you think? View All After Photos

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