Dream Eclectic/ Midcentury Modern Kitchen Remodel-Before and After

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Today is the day! I have posted bits and pieces of this insane remodel when it was still in the process of being finished, so of course, couldn't give away toooo much. It was so good I wanted the full reveal to be a surprise because it's that AMAZING. 

My brother is a general contractor and my sister in law is the most creative person with super fun and eclectic taste. One amazing thing about the two of them together is that Jeff and Kelli are inspired by many of the same things and are into interiors with lots of character that are anything but typical. You can understand why I am so obsessed with their taste and this new remodel! I love modernized versions of eclectic and retro styles. The modern lines paired with eclectic details like colorful marble tiles, unique lighting, and brass details, for example, create an artistic and unique interior that still feels updated and hip.

I could go on and on but I think you just really need to see these before and after pictures because that's why you're here. It truly is nothing short of DREAM INTERIOR AMAZINGNESS!

BEFORE

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My brother and sister bought this house from my grandparents and up until this point, this is how it's always looked. Super old school lay out with old appliances and basic finishes. I honestly couldn't even imagine or comprehend how gorgeous and different it could look. 

My brother has this special gift of being able to imagine any layout and really come to conclusions fast about what layouts will look and function best. He has a contractors eye and on top of that, he has impeccable taste and truly is a rennaisance man! He knows how to do EVERYTHING from electrical to tile cutting to furniture building. Every womans dream when it comes to getting crap done around the house, am I right? (Does it sound weird that I am saying that about my brother....I just mean he's super handy to have around!) He did the entire remodel himself and didn't hire any subs (sub contractors) except for the cabinet maker.  My sister in law/ bestie for life designed all the details (not to mention took care of their 3 kids under 5 without a kitchen for two months while Jeff worked day and night!) with him and together they have created the most gorgeous, dreamy, and unique kitchen I have ever seen in person. I know they spent a fraction of the price because Jeff cut his own tile and did so much himself, so if you're thinking this kitchen looks expensive, it would be for you and I!  I'm so impressed with their resourcefulness and drive to get their dream kitchen without shelling out a ton of money. 

Okay, enough talking. Let's see the full reveal!

Drumroll please.....

AFTER

 I am loving all this colored marble paired with flat panel wood cabinets that are a modern take on the midcentury cabinets of the past. The brass hardware is so warm and luxe and I'm just dying over the wall of black marble with white veins throughout.

I am loving all this colored marble paired with flat panel wood cabinets that are a modern take on the midcentury cabinets of the past. The brass hardware is so warm and luxe and I'm just dying over the wall of black marble with white veins throughout.

 My brother paneled the fridge to match the cabinets. I looooove a paneled refrigerator.

My brother paneled the fridge to match the cabinets. I looooove a paneled refrigerator.

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 YES, just yes.

YES, just yes.

 WINDOW SILL GOALS....I am dying over the attention to detail. So Kelly Wearstler! I just love so much!

WINDOW SILL GOALS....I am dying over the attention to detail. So Kelly Wearstler! I just love so much!

Do you guys see what I mean now when I say it's just GORGEOUS? It is just perfection to me because its so unique and J&K weren't afraid to take risks. There is nothing boring about this kitchen but it's also not all over the place. It is completely styled with a point of view and recurring colors and patterns to pull everything together cohesively. I. LOVE.IT.

I'd love to know what you guys think. Let me know what your thoughts are in the comments below! And, if you have questions or want to contact Jeff for projects, email me for his info. Thanks guys and see you Wednesday!

xo,Kim

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