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Happy Thanksgiving!

Well, it has been a whirlwind of a year, full of ups and downs. However, I am certainly thankful for many things, most of all my health, my husband, our families, our friends, and the great times we make together. May you all have a great holiday season while holding close what is most important to you.

Last December we were fortunate to move into a different and newer house here in Des Moines. The house needed some work, but it was a location and a space we couldn’t turn down. However, in my opinion the kitchen was a wallpaper nightmare with lavender trim. Yes, lavender trim. So… time for a Kitchen Remodel!

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The Demo.

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Removal of the header above the sink. Almost everything new. There was even wallpaper on the ceiling that needed to be removed.

Some of the finishes we chose.

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The process.

The finished product.

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A lot of time, effort, decisions, and planning went into this project. Overall, it is a lot of work and a big financial impact, but I feel it was well worth it in the end.

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Our wonderful kitchen designer was Sarah Wolfgang who was referred to us by a friend. Sarah is professional, has a great creative eye, full of ideas, and fully exceeded our expectations. Our contractor was Jason Andersen with Concept Design Construction. Jason and his team are top-notch and are amazing with the details, especially wood finishing work. They are both highly recommended from Chad and me. Please look them up if you are considering a remodel in the Des Moines Metro.

What do you do when you have a large piece of granite leftover from your remodel? Finish the downstairs bar top of course!

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After all that it was party time with friends.

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Memories made and many more to come after this lengthy project. It was well worth the wait and we are looking forward to many more great times in this space.
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