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TheSiege 09-09-2007 09:33 PM

I need ideas and help with remodeling my 1922 kitchen
and id like to stay true to that era, what can i do to modernize it as well as make it look like it is from the 1920s??

the column in the second picture is a coal chute of wood chute of somesort that goes to the basement


TheSiege 09-09-2007 09:34 PM

some more images for reference

yummy mummy 09-09-2007 09:39 PM

Easiest way to change the look would be to repaint, and possible add some new handles to the cupboards, change appliances.

How much remodelling do you plan on doing?

Extensive, cosmetic, etc.

TheSiege 09-09-2007 09:45 PM

both really, new cabinets, new appliances, new countertops, an island, extending the kitchen into the room that is adjacent to it

paint, and new floor, and restoring anything we can

Ron6519 09-09-2007 10:02 PM

Opening it up can only improve the flow and layout. You have alot of obstacles in the present kitchen.

jkchapp2 09-10-2007 12:15 PM

Just a few suggests. Beadboard cabinets were used alot in the '20's. A farms-style sink, half-circle drawers pulls with coordinating round knobs for the upper cupboards. Some of the upper cabinets should have glass fronts. Tiled backsplashes were sometimes used with solid surface countertops. Don't forget that Art Deco and Art's and Crafts style were very popular around that time.

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