Monday, April 16, 2012


So Gerard came through and showed up today to put in the new lights. I am very happy. Baby steps, but slowly the kitchen is being transformed. Let's do a little Before and After, shall we? Here's one of the red lamps that came with the house:

Here's one of the new lights in its place:

The lamps cost about $90 each, the paint (Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray, BTW) cost $60, and I don't know how much Gerard will charge. At this point we pretty much have Gerard on retainer, so twice a year he adds up what we owe him and we write a check. So the whole shebang comes in under $300, which isn't bad for such a change. Here's the old kitchen;

Here's the new kitchen:

In my next life, I want to come back as Gerard's wife (Just kidding Ted! I love you! Don't ever leave me!).

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April 18, 2012 at 11:03 AM

The kitchen looks great! I absolutely LOVE the new lamps. And the paint color is so beautiful. Great job!

April 25, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Love! They make your kitchen look so much bigger!

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