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A New Publish and Beam Package House with a Turquoise Blue IKEA kitchen


Personalization made potential with Semihandmade’s DIY fronts

This text is predicated on and impressed by an precise IKD design. We created a buyer narrative to make it enjoyable and simpler to know.

For a lot of prospects, having a “cookie-cutter kitchen” is the very last thing they need. IKD prospects Cheryl and Dennis have been no completely different after they lately determined to re-imagine their new development dwelling with IKEA cupboards.

“This can be a second dwelling we have been constructing alongside the Tennessee mountains, however the submit and beam equipment didn’t enable us a lot room for private aptitude. We didn’t wish to be pigeon-holed into a country look [which is common in post and beam construction], and we noticed a chance to get previous that by portray the kitchen a vibrant Benjamin Moore turquoise blue,” Cheryl explains.

To perform this, the couple discovered IKD on-line and commenced working with IKD designer Richard who cleverly instructed that they mix IKEA SEKTION cabinetry framework with Semihandmade’s (SHM) slab panel DIY (unfinished) door fronts. This established the best palette for the couple’s imaginative and prescient. Plus the slab-style fronts — seen within the higher wall cupboards and base cupboards — create a retro/fashionable design theme, notably when matched with the Silestone Ethereal Glow 2cm thick white counter tops, and the chrome steel home equipment. (Designer notice: There are roughly 45 sq. ft of counter tops on this kitchen, priced at $77 per sq. foot, with a complete value of $3,465).

large turquoise kitchen

In fact, it was additionally essential for Cheryl and Dennis to maximise the house of their turquoise blue IKEA kitchen, because the structure featured very tall (170”) ceilings. Right here, Richard was capable of accommodate their request of moderately excessive storage by double-stacking some cupboards, including Semihandmade’s Walnut floating cabinets over the small bar space, and customizing 5 wall cupboards. Moreover, the kitchen contains a small island, which meets the shoppers’ request for a extra manageable use of the house (as evidenced by their collection of the 24” extensive SMEG chrome steel fridge).

The tip result’s an eye catching and environment friendly kitchen, with a few of IKD’s signature IKEA cupboard hacks thrown in for good measure. (Keep in mind: IKD was beneficial by the New York Occasions as a design useful resource for IKEA prospects contemplating customized doorways for his or her cupboards.) In complete, Cheryl and Dennis’ 19 IKEA cupboards value $2,159, plus $673 in Further Objects. They have been additionally capable of purchase the SHM doorways throughout a 20% off sale bringing that complete to $4,348. So, their complete kitchen prices (with out set up or home equipment included) got here to $10,465, effectively inside their authentic price range of $15,000.

“We’re so more than happy with how our IKEA kitchen got here out,” says Dennis. “The turquoise cupboards look unbelievable and make the complete house so gratifying. Richard did an incredible job fixing a few of our spatial issues as effectively. We’re very glad we selected IKD.”

Let’s see how Cheryl and Dennis’ kitchen got here collectively!

Turquoise Blue IKEA Kitchen DIY

The kitchen required some distinctive cupboard fronts so as to seize the look Cheryl and Dennis wished.

Particularly, the couple chosen Semihandmade’s slab panel DIY (unfinished) door fronts and painted them turquoise blue utilizing paint from Benjamin Moore. In response to SHM, “the DIY Slab fashion is [a] broadly common paintable possibility for these on the lookout for a clear, flat entrance and limitless colour selections.” The fronts are featured prominently all through the structure, together with the higher cupboards discovered above the KitchenAid four-burner fuel cooktop and vary hood; the tall cupboards across the fridge, and extra inside drawers subsequent to each the fridge and sink. Notably, regardless of the kitchen being a big, open house, the couple determined to solely embrace about 40% (or about 285 sq. ft) of the structure with cupboards.

blueprint kitchen with island

Custom-made House

Certainly, their couple’s kitchen options some intelligent, customized design options.

As an example, by double-stacking some cupboards (equivalent to these above the fridge), in addition to incorporating IKEA cupboard hacks into 5 wall cupboards, we have been capable of maximize their kitchen cupboard space. Particularly, we introduced the cupboards as much as 110″ — which make the higher cupboards ultimate for storing bulk meals gadgets — and but nonetheless accessible as wanted.

In regard to the IKEA cupboard hacks, we lowered the peak of a 15″ excessive wall cupboard to 10″ to suit adjacently to the vary hood. We additionally created an 18″ extensive wall cupboard from an authentic 24″ extensive wall cupboard and transformed three extra wall cupboards to make use of uplift doorways.

full render turquoise kitchen ikea

“Since that is our second dwelling, we didn’t wish to really feel like we have been losing house. That was extremely essential to us,” Cheryl notes. “We didn’t initially perceive how a few of Richard’s options would work, however now love how we will maximize our house with out losing any house. Every thing actually feels prefer it’s at arms’ attain.”

Island Fashion

In line with their need to not overuse house of their IKEA kitchen, Cheryl and Dennis requested a small 24″(W)x24″(D) peninsula island.

“The peninsula is right for our dinner prep, particularly with the drop-in sink and loads of counter house,” she says. “It additionally makes clean-up simpler because the dishwasher is positioned there too, so any soiled dishes we use in meals prep get put away simply.”

Richard provides: “Additionally they wished a small bar area of interest, so we discovered a 33″ house and designed it with a small sink and two Semihandmade walnut floating cabinets to carry the glassware. The couple thought of nook base cupboards pointless, so that they had simply left that space empty, and now it provides lots to the structure.” As well as, he designed a retro-fit door alongside the again of the peninsula to entry that unused, empty house as effectively.

kitchen island with white wood stools

Cheryl concludes: “We have been so impressed with how effectively the bar space got here collectively. The floating cabinets are an incredible storage addition and so they complement our darkish wooden flooring properly. Total, that is precisely what we hoped our IKEA kitchen would seem like when it was accomplished!”

IKD’s Abstract: This kitchen was very authentic, particularly the eye-catching turquoise colour of the kitchen and the truth that the shopper painted the cupboard doorways themselves. The shoppers had a transparent imaginative and prescient of what they wished and have been very hands-on which — mixed with the customized cupboard fronts from Semihandmade — enabled our workforce to design a really personalised and distinctive kitchen!

Be taught extra about how we will design your IKEA kitchen, tub, laundry room and different rooms at inspiredkitchendesign.com.

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