The kitchen pantry and breakfast nook area makes the kitchen feel huge. In an otherwise small house, the kitchen provided the room I needed to make this space my own.

Before

Progress

After taking off the wallpaper, the entire kitchen needed a skim coat to cover up the damaged walls.

kitchen skim coat

After

With the dining room right on the other side of the wall, there was no need to add another table. Instead, I added a pot rack, mounted a small TV (to watch cooking shows while I learn to make my own recipes), and installed a bar made of the same butcher block countertop material in the rest of the kitchen.

kitchen pantry after
kitchen bar area with pot rack

When we threw a surprise retirement party for my mom earlier this year, we got a great shot of this new space… and the lack of a permanent table in this spot means we can move around furniture and lead people out onto the new deck!

buffet setup on table with blue kitchen walls and dining room

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