Finally, finally, finally I can say the kitchen is finished*!
Over the last week the final pieces have been put in place, and I’ve unpacked the last of the kitchen things to put away.
For many weeks we’ve had this going on in the kitchen, plates on the bench and “towel rails” sticking out of the wall at right:
But finally after baby steps of cutting, sanding, joining, thicknessing…
…more baby steps of sanding and sealing:
And finally the installation begins:
And then the arranging of crockery and glassware! The current arrangement is the everyday dinner set, glasses and mugs on the bottom, the second dinner set in the middle, and more decorative and least used items up the top:
I just love the grain in the timber – it adds a warmth to the kitchen that wasn’t there before!
Here is a bit of an overall shot to finish off with:
*Disclaimer: Finished in our house means there is loads more trim, windows and another top coat on the walls to be painted.