Before and After: An Atlanta Kitchen Gets Back to Its Roots

Nilsson1 We are smitten with this fun and thoughtful makeover selected as Houzz's Kitchen of the Week. For a home built in the 1900s, the starting space lacked any of the period details and historical character you might expect given the home's pedigree.
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Designer Ili Nilsson of TerraCotta Properties expertly refreshed the space by introducing new windows, bright white cabinetry, black accents, and classic details. Though newly added, the wide-plank wood flooring, ash-paneled island, and cedar-wrapped ceiling beam add a sense of age and history to the home. Nilsson2 Large modern appliances are concealed with cabinetry fronts save for a French turn of the century-style La Cornue stove purchased before the renovation. The glamorous black and brass front grounds the food prep area and helps break up the bright white cabinetry and Calacatta Gold marble counters and backsplash. Nilsson3 To see more photos and read the full article, head to Houzz. Photographs: Courtesy of TerraCotta Properties