Kitchen Remodel Reveal | Dallas, Texas Fixer Upper

The day has finally come! After months of house hunting in Dallas, Texas, getting outbid THREE times, finding a fixer upper, buying a fixer upper, hiring a contractor, selecting materials and finishes, moving in, and furnishing a newly-renovated home—our kitchen remodel reveal is here. If you’ve been following along with me and Cody’s home buying story, you know it was not an easy process for us—but most of the hard work is finished, and we’re ready to share the final product!

A quick note on our house hunt over the summer: We’d see a house we liked online, go in for a tour, put in an offer, and be outbid by thousands of dollars a day later. The good houses went on the market and closed almost immediately way over the asking price. So we had to adjust our expectations on how our first home purchase was going to work. Since the housing market is so competitive in Dallas right now, we came to the conclusion that to purchase a house in our price range (and have it look the way we wanted) we would have to take on a fixer upper.

When we first walked into this house, my first inclination was to RUN back to the car. This house was ugly, you guys. There’s no gentle way of putting it. Brown walls, grey brick-look floors, popcorn ceilings, dated cabinets, and a closed-off kitchen. The only thing we really liked about the house was the potential. Everything else had to go.

And everything did go. Once we closed on the house, within five weeks, the house went from old and dingy to new and bright. The space is unrecognizable.

At the very end of this post, I’ve listed out the scope of work for the kitchen remodel, which is just a small part of what we’ve done to the house. We also remodeled two bathrooms, the master bedroom, and the living room—those reveals will be coming over the next month.

And now, check out the before and after photos of our kitchen!

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Here’s the scope of work for the remodel:

-Tear out old cabinets, brick-look floors, appliances, back splash, faucet, countertops, and sink
-Tear town wall between kitchen and living room
-New wood-look tile floors
-Custom white shaker cabinets
-White quartz countertops (Read about why we selected quartz over marble here.)
-White paint on walls, ceilings, and doors
-Remove popcorn ceilings
-New recessed lighting
-Update power sockets
-Two new light fixtures
-New gold hardware for cabinets and drawers
-White subway tile back splash
-Pewter grout for back splash
-All-new stainless steel appliances
-New white sink
-Gold faucet

Furniture and accessories:

Kitchen table (On sale!)
European-style cafe chairs (On sale!)
Gold kitchen faucet
White kitchen sink (On sale!)
Gold island pendant light fixture (On sale. Comes in silver and gold.)
Honey bamboo shades
-Gold hardware (15” for pots and pans drawer, 6 3/8” for cabinet doors, 2” for small drawers)
Marble coasters
Black candles
Geometric candlestick holder
Marble fruit bowl
Marble Lazy Susan
Stainless steel spice rack
Gold semi-flush mount
-Appliances (Range, microwave, dishwasher, fridge)
Tea pot
Keurig
Marble utensil holder
White plates with gold trim
Bench for kitchen table
Wood kitchen chairs

What do you think of the changes? Do you have any questions for us on the remodel? Let me know if there’s anything you’d like to know!

XO,
Cameron

10 Comments

  1. Jane
    January 8, 2018 / 3:51 pm

    The kitchen re-model looks amazing! I’ve been looking forward to this post and can’t wait to see what else you’ve done with your home. Quick question- did you use an interior designer to help you with your updates or did you do it all on your own? How did you find the contractors to help with each portion of the work? TIA!

    • Cameron Proffitt
      January 16, 2018 / 8:21 am

      Thank you so much! You just made my morning. We did not work with a designer. I spent A LOT of time on Pinterest researching how different materials looked on other materials. I eventually went back and looked at my Pinterest boards and noted what materials/finishes kept popping up. So that’s kind of how I decided what direction to take. And we found our contractor on the Next Door app! Some people in our area recommended him, so we set up a consultation and got a quote. 🙂 I hope this helps!!

  2. January 8, 2018 / 5:37 pm

    Cam this looks FANTASTIC! Seriously such a pretty kitchen – I can’t wait to see the rest of the house (and meet lil miss Lucy!) asap!!
    XO Amanda

    • Cameron Proffitt
      February 6, 2018 / 4:45 pm

      Thank you so much!!! <3

  3. Jenny
    January 10, 2018 / 7:54 am

    Kitchen goals!!!! My next project is the kitchen – where did you get your cabinets from?

    • Cameron Proffitt
      February 6, 2018 / 4:44 pm

      Thank you so much!! We had them custom made through our contractor. Are you in DFW? I can find out the name of the company who did them for us!

  4. February 28, 2018 / 11:04 am

    This is perfection!! Did you really order your gold sink from lightinthebox?! I am always weary of ordering from that site. What are your thoughts?

    • Cameron Proffitt
      February 28, 2018 / 4:45 pm

      Hi Amy! Yes, we really ordered it from Lightinthebox! The one I linked at the bottom of the post is the exact one in the photos. I was weary of using that site, too, but I was (and still am) pleasantly surprised by the quality of our faucet. The water pressure is great! The one complaint I have is this particular faucet doesn’t have a pullout sprayer–but I knew that when I bought it. Hope this helps!

  5. Michelle
    March 8, 2018 / 12:36 pm

    Where are the floors from?

    • Cameron Proffitt
      March 9, 2018 / 9:15 am

      They are from Floor and Decor!

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