Kitchen Takes Shape


The kitchen walls are up! When it was the “schoolhouse,” the room was divided in half and was pretty dark, but now that it’s one continuous space (and you can see through some of the existing walls) it feels so much bigger!

Much of the kitchen workspace and appliances will be on the left side of the room as seen in the above image. In the original plan, the space to the right of the side door was going to be used as a small office area, but we’ll likely put cabinetry there and utilize it as a small pantry. The kitchen won’t have any upper cabinets (not enough space and they’d make the room feel heavy), so having the pantry will free us from having to store food what will already be limited cabinet space.


The sink will live underneath the above window facing the river. If you have to wash dishes, you might as well give yourself a view to look at (as seen below).



We’ll have another small window above the cabinets on the south wall, and the fridge will live just to the right of the side door (as seen in the above photo).


The rebuilt schoolhouse/kitchen structure can be seen above on the left. Once she gets her roof back on, things will start to make a bit more sense, but before that can happen, the roof of the main structure has to come off. Brace yourself for it; things got weird. That’s coming up next.

2 thoughts on “Kitchen Takes Shape”

  1. Dear Molly……I have two Questions: #1 It was 97 degrees here today. Is the Snow still on the Ground in Sunderland? #2. As you explain where all the various rooms are, I’ve yet to hear you say: “And this is Uncle Rich’s Room”. Am I missing something??? 🍎 🤔 …..

  2. Just love everything you have done so far. Worried about the storm the other night and wrote to your dad to see if everything was ok in Sunderland. thankfully the tornado never materialized.

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