Our Victorian Farmhouse Kitchen | Progress Update

Hey Friends!

Thank you so much for all of the love that you’ve been showing about my kitchen lately!!! We’ve been making progress and I gave a few little glimpses into my kitchen in my Instagram stories “episode” about Indoor Pothos Plants!

I received so many messages about my sink and my oven! You all loved them! THANK YOU!!! My husband and I put so much time and effort into the design of our kitchen – started from down to the studs – with our main goal making it look and feel like it should have always been apart of our 1886 Victorian home! …with a modern twist to it!

Green cabinet kitchen

Since I haven’t shared any updates about the kitchen lately … I’m at fault. I typically prefer to share complete update posts rather than progress posts – but that’s just silly! We all know that in the real life of DIY, things take a while, you get burnt out, you make enough progress to make it functional…and then just drag your feet completing it! I guess i shouldn’t feel so self conscious and just share the process with you all!

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OK! Enough blabby blabby….let me show you around!

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Kitchen Fixtures

Kitchen Sink: 42″ Cast Iron Farmhouse Drainboard Sink

Sink Drain: Sink Flange/Stopper in brushed brass

Kitchen Faucet: Wall Mount Kitchen Faucet in Brushed Brass

Pot Filler: Vintage Pot Filler in Brushed Brass (not yet installed)

Butcher Block Countertop: Butcher Block Top (we cut to the length we needed and cut out for the sink)

Carrara Marble Countertops: We ordered through Home Depot and I went to the stone facility to pick out our actual counters Carrara Marble Counters


All of our appliances are “panel ready” (except the oven). This means that the appliances comes with no “face pane;”. We custom made our cabinet doors in the dimensions of the appliances and installed them so they would look like cabinets.

GE Cafe Induction Cooktop Double Oven in Matte White

JennAir 30″ Column Built-In Refrigerator

SubZero 24″ Double Freezer Drawer with Ice Maker (not in the video, we have to wait until November for it to come in)

KitchenAid Under counter 24″ Refrigerator/Freezer Drawers (this was a misorder and has since been returned while we wait for the SubZero double freezer drawers)

Breville Oracle Touch Espresso Maker (love love love this!!! Yes it’s expensive, but it’s worth it!)

KitchenAid Stainless Tub with Flexible 3 Rack System

Kitchen Cabinets

My husband designed and built everything for the kitchen. We hired an Amish gentleman to make the doors (the doors are time consuming. My husband made them at our last house, but this time, we had way more than just a kitchen renovation going on, so we paid for help!

We designed our doors to be inset because that was common back in the 1800s – so there are no hinges showing nor overlap of the door to the cabinet base/box.

Brushed Gold Handles (in various sizes for the cabinet doors and appliances):

Brushed Gold Circle Knobs (upper upper cabinets): Circle Knobs

Frameless Soft Close Hinges: Overlay Cabinet Hinges

Face Frame Soft Close Hinges: Hinges

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