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The Queen Bee of our Kitchen, aka our new blue Ilve range we name Beatrix, lastly took her rightful place in our new kitchen. There’s nonetheless ending work like paint touchups, caulking round marble, millwork and baseboards and naturally we haven’t but cleaned or styled the kitchen, however BEHOLD! I knew you all would need to see her earlier than the complete kitchen reveal :).
Comic story about Beatrix … when contractor took her out of the field and acquired her set as much as come within the kitchen (she’s been within the storage since fall!) I used to be shocked. Beatrix was carrying BRASS HEELS! Ha! I laughed and laughed as a result of I wasn’t anticipating her fancy toes in any respect. I didn’t get them organized, however but, would I anticipate something much less from Queen Beatrix? She was dressed like a Queen!
As these with type say, the sneakers make the outfit and now I can’t think about her some other approach. So with the shock of her fancy toes, we altered our authentic plans for the baseboards just a little bit to ensure her pretty heels have been in view :).
By the best way, when you missed the story on why her title is Beatrix, you’ll find it on this put up: Including Character in a Kitchen Transform: The Story of Our New Vary and Faucet.
Beatrix is an Ilve Nostalgie 30 inch duel gasoline vary in Blue Grey /Gray. (This one, but in 30 inch). I ordered mine immediately from an equipment retailer that had the colour and measurement I wished in inventory. With provide chain points over the previous couple of years, I didn’t need to take any possibilities on delays or cancellations!
I went round and round on which vary to get, what measurement, what end, however this one was the precise alternative for us. This was the vary I wished from the start however I at all times do my due diligence with a serious buy to check all choices, have a look at all value factors, in addition to learn opinions to ensure I’ve thought of every risk. 🙂 It’s exhausting to suppose a lot however I prefer to really feel assured that I made your best option I could make given our wants and circumstances. Since I continued to return again to this vary, we knew she was the one for us!
We love Beatrix! We haven’t cooked together with her but so I’ll report again as soon as we accomplish that I can share extra. To this point although we’ve examined the range and oven and the entire knobs and all the things appears to perform effectively. It’s actually a beautiful vary. We’re excited to begin cooking within the kitchen quickly and I’ll share extra about it quickly.
The quantity of choices one should make in a renovation is mind-boggling. I don’t know if I may deal with the quantity of choices wanted to construct a brand new residence ha! However, now that I’m seeing each bit come to life and am capable of envision all of it adorned, I couldn’t be happier. Generally being an over thinker pays off :).
I’ll share extra on why we selected every element in upcoming posts, however when you’ve got any questions to date, be at liberty to ask within the feedback!
As I’m ready for the ultimate touches on our renovation, I’ve had enjoyable gathering fairly issues for our new kitchen cabinets! I’m additional excited so as to add plates to our new plate rack :).
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Atone for all of my kitchen transform (+ tiny cottage) posts right here