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Home renovations, kitchens
in particular, are expensive.
Most homeowners spend between $11,000 and $30,000 on
a kitchen remodel. While there
were some things Kristin and KC
Gilbert were happy to splurge
on- the custom cabinetry, new
appliances and quartz countertops-they also found ways to
save. Kristin shopped online
for the Delta faucets, Kohler
farmhouse sink, Whynter white
refrigerator and Zuo Elio side
chairs. She also purchased the
lighting online from Restoration
Hardware and Crate & Barrel.
HE WANTS RUSTIC, SHE
WANTS modern. He likes natural wood accents while she pre- mise, as in any good marriage.
fers sleek, contemporary finishes. "I am a huge fan of mid-cenBlending two distinct styles is a tury modern design, so I usualchallenge and requires compro- ly lean towards that with touchThe Gilberts' new kitchen blends into
additional family-gathering space.
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