Stella’s Modern Bungalow Kitchen in Palo Alto

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Who cooks here? Stella, hubby, 1.5 yr old
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Owned or rented? Owned
Kitchen size: 114 square feet

What challenge have you overcome in your kitchen? The biggest challenge was the layout. The original kitchen had three doors which did not leave any room for even a refrigerator. We closed off two doors for pantry space and cabinets while opening up the front of the kitchen to the dining/living space. continued…

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What challenge have you overcome in your kitchen? (continued)
We also fit in our modern aesthetics with the updated appliances, glass backsplash and glass cabinet hardware while maintaining the house’s architectural style with the white shaker-style cabinets, beadboard accents, and soapstone countertop.

What’s the story of your kitchen?
We bought a 1920’s bungalow where the original kitchen had not been remodelled significantly. So there was a serious lack of cabinets, countertop space and appliances – you name it!

What is your favorite meal to cook here?

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