Ladies and Gentlemen (Gentlemen? Unlikely. 10 points to any boy reading my blog.), I am proud to announce that my kitchen now (sort of) has a floor!
It also has lighting! Can you see the pretty recessed lights in that last photo there (or at least they will be recessed once we have a ceiling)? Swoon.
Not so swoon-worthy is the time it's taken to get here, but they promise me that it will be cabinet-ready in less than three weeks. So on Monday, we finally bit the bullet and ordered our cabinets:
Painted maple in antique white:
Er, I mean, until late last night when I decided we'd made a huge mistake and must have the white instead:
The cabinet guy gladly made the switch for me this morning. Phew.
Here's what it's going to look like:
After the cabinets will come the flooring, and we're going with cork after hearing many awesome things about it. Here's the type we've chosen:
It comes in 12" square tiles and the website says you can install it yourself "if you're handy".
I take that as a personal challenge.