Ward Parkway Renovation – Week 8

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Last updated on January 14, 2021

This is the eighth post in a series about the Ward Parkway Renovation just in case you missed it here’s Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, and Week 7. Follow along on our blog or visit the Ward Pkwy Reno page where we’ll be sharing all the blog posts and progress photos.

In Week 6 we looked at the design elements in the primarysuite including the primarybathroom. This week we’re going to delve into the kitchen design and oh is it good! The homeowner, Jen, has a definite eye for design and it has been so fun to see the design selections she’s made with Megan Bringman and Amy Boeshaar. Take a look at Jen’s @themodernclassichouse Instagram account if you haven’t yet. She has shared awesome progress photos and some of her design choices along the way.


The kitchen has always been fairly spacious but the previous design underutilized that space. The new layout took a little square footage from the primarybedroom in order to get the kitchen just the right size. The revised kitchen design utilizes every inch of wall space as well as adds a large island with seating.

Plan Before
Floorplan Before
Plan After
Floorplan After

Oven Wall

It’s the wall of doubles, double ovens, and double storage pantries. And could it get any better once you add in the roll-out storage on both sides of the cooktop and a spice drawer? Oh, yes it can.

Fridge Wall

The fridge wall boasts a paneled refrigerator, freezer and wait for it….a wine fridge. The cabinets to the left of the refrigerators serve as a bar area.

Sink Wall

The sink wall has a great view of the backyard and plenty more storage. The trash and recycling are housed in a roll out cabinet to the left of the sink while the dishwasher is on the right.

Kitchen Design Selections

All those beautiful cabinets will be Shiloh’s Heritage cabinets in soft white. They’re adorned by Alno Royale knobs, Alno Centers Cup Pull and Schaub Menlo Park pulls.

The countertops, as well as the backsplash behind the bar area, will be the ever beautiful and classic Cambria Brittanicca quartz. The backsplash on both the sink wall and behind the cooktop will be Masia 3 x 12 handmade subway tiles. They’re classic and neutral but because they’re handmade each piece is a little different adding life and character.

The white farmhouse sink will be perfectly complemented by a Waterstone faucet in polished nickel. Jen selected to mix metals and finishes throughout the home a trend we’re seeing more and more. It is fun to see the thousands of options and variations and how they end up looking so natural.

It’s tempting to say the stunning brass light fixtures above the island and over the sink may steal the show but more than likely they’ll act as the perfect accompaniment.

The kitchen will be painted Benjamin Moore Cloud Cover while the floors will be a gorgeous oak nutmeg.

Jen has named this home The Modern Classic and the name could not be more appropriate. The kitchen reflects this with its classic white cabinets and tile backsplash. Touches of modern are brought in with fun bronze light fixtures.

Are you thinking about renovating your home? Give us a call to talk to a Schloegel expert.

The Schloegel Design Team

Megan Bringman holds an Interior Design degree from Kansas State University and has over 15 years of experience working in the Kitchen/Bath Remodeling Industry. She is a member of the NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) and is a certified Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD).   She loves working with her clients to take their visions to reality and seeing the project through until the final reveal.

Amy Boeshaar earned her Interior Design degree from Kansas State University. She loves working with her clients and helping them turn their vision into reality. Her design talent and attention to detail have won her several NARI REMY awards. Amy is a member of the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association). She is also a certified Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD).

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