Must See BEFORE & AFTERS of a kitchen
Consultive Design & Finishing Solutions in Metro Atlanta Since 2005
October 2015

Cabinet Refinishing Affordable and Offers Highest Return on Investment

The kitchen is the room that we spend most of our time.  So it makes sense that we want our kitchens to be up to date and a inviting place to gather with family and friends. 

According to US News, "a minor kitchen remodel/facelift brings an 82.7% return on invest.  And any realtor will tell you that the first thing people notice when they walk into the kitchen is the cabinets. 

An average kitchen cabinet refinishing project like the kitchen featured above, costs approximately $3,000-$3,500. Originally outdated wood, these cabinets were refinished to a beautiful white painted finish.

In making your decision to refinish or paint your cabinets, is very important to understand the difference between the two. Click here for detailed article on "Refinishing vs. Painting"cabinets.

Whether you are thinking about selling your home or simply want to update, the kitchen (and specifically refinishing the cabinets) is where you want to start.

Not Too Late to Update Your Kitchen Cabinets Before the Holidays!
You still have time to get your cabinets refinished before the holidays!  A typical cabinet refinish job (as mentioned above) takes 7-10 days from start to finish.  

CCFF's calendar is filling up quickly so call us today at 770-693-1896 to book your home project job to be completed by the holidays!

Unique Kitchen Pendant Lighting to Fit Your Design Style
Pendant lighting in the kitchen is all the rage!  The more unqiue the better! And with so many options available today, you will have no problem finding something that fits your own personal design style. Link here for great ideas and options for pendant lighting.

According to freshome design & Achitecture, "When talking about kitchen trends for 2015, efficiency is all the rage. There's no better place to put efficiency into practice than with , "your pantry shelves. Your kitchen pantry holds all your most essential kitchen items, and should be a priority when it comes to your kitchen upgrade.
Pull-out pantry shelves not only make the search for the right ingredient easier, but virtually painless. Shelves that pull out mean you're able to see everything at once and just as easily rearrange.
Make this the year that you eliminate kitchen stress by adding a set of pull-out pantry shelves. You'll kiss the days of digging in the dark goodbye when you're finally able to visualize what you actually have in that pantry and find it within seconds. 
Springmill Kitchen in Marietta Gets a Stunning Facelift
When the homeowners in the Springmill subdivision in Marietta, GA made the decision to update their kitchen (as well master bath, guest bath and library,) CCFF was called in to bring the renovations to life. 
Originally Maple, the kitchen cabinets were refinished to a white painted factory smooth finish. The other additions include:

  • Cove crown molding with apron
  • Light rail under cabinet molding 
  • Fridge enclosed with side panel
  • Oven cabinet modification
  • Stovetop hood
  • Island bar leveled
  • Arched toe kick
  • Pendant lighting
  • Farmhouse sink,        
  • Quartz countertop
  • Marble backsplash
  • Walls freshly painted

One of the most dramatic changes took place with the Island. The raised bar was leveled to create one continuous countertop. This additional space allows for more workspace for prepping, entertaining and dining.

BEFORE: Raised bar on maple Island
AFTER:  Leveled bar on white Island

The other area of the kitchen that took on a big change is the oven and stovetop cabinets.  Cabinet modifications were made to the oven area cabinets to accommodate the new oven/microwave combo unit. The original microwave was removed and replaced with new cabinet doors. Then the above stove cabinets were replaced with a custom built hood.

BEFORE: Oven/stove area maple cabinets
AFTER: New Oven/stove cabinets w/ hood

This kitchen now reflects an updated, clean and bigger look and feel to enjoy with family and friends for years to come!