A Necessary Kitchen Makeover

Recently, a homeowner came to Abbey with a very outdated kitchen. The kitchen didn’t have the storage and space that the woman needed for her family. Then, she spoke to the Abbey design team about her family’s needs. After the discussion, the team knew they had to do a complete kitchen makeover. Next, the Abbey team began plans to revise the layout of the kitchen to maximize storage and give it an updated look and feel.

Old outdated kitchen

Organizing the Space

Once the consultation was finished, the team went to work on the kitchen makeover. First, the team ensured a practical and efficient use of the kitchen by reorganizing the layout. Next, they modified the way the cabinets were laid out to optimize the small space. Then, they cut the soffits (the undersides of the underside of the structure) to make room for taller cabinets and widened a doorway. These adjustments then made the small kitchen feel much more open. The Abbey team used every inch of space to use, even adding in corner cabinets and using pull-out shelves in the pantry.


Abbey Design Center kitchen makeover

A Modern Look

Once the layout had been reorganized, the Abbey team went to work to achieve the modern look the homeowner wanted for their kitchen makeover. They selected a warm, gray finish for the outside of the cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Next, they added a simple glass subway tile backsplash beneath the cabinetry to give the kitchen a polished and updated look. Finally, they added recessed lighting to the ceiling to make the kitchen feel more spacious and bright.

From the lighting selections to the tile choices, the expert designers at Abbey Design Center knew exactly how to open up this small space and make it seem bigger, better and newer than before.


Open modern kitchen by Abbey Design Center


After Abbey Design Center finished the kitchen makeover, the team presented the new kitchen to the family. Once they saw it, they fell in love! Later, the family told the Abbey team that they no longer feel crowded in the space. The family is excited to make meals together and to entertain guests in their newly renovated kitchen.

Renovations can make a house feel like home. Abbey Design Center knows how to give you the home of your dreams. They do far more than just this kitchen makeover! Abbey also does bathroom redesign, basement remodels and flooring installation. Abbey has been going beyond expectations for our customers for 30 years. One Company, One Contract, One Exceptional Result.



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