Ready to Relax in Your Forever Kitchen

Are you entertaining the idea of a new kitchen?

Whether your style is modern or traditional or somewhere in between the team of experienced designers from Sticks and Stones can help you achieve your dream kitchen. Many older kitchens do not function for our modern lifestyles and entertaining needs. Quite often they are cut off from the rest of the house and storage is not efficient. This was all true for a recent Warwick client who after meeting with David Benevides from Benevides & Associate, decided to renovate and open their living room, dining room and kitchen into one space.

We worked seamlessly with the client and architect to formulate a design with function, flow and that would integrate well with the rest of the newly opened spaces. The initial consultation started by educating the clients on the different types of cabinets, door construction, finishes and discussing materials that work best for Bermuda’s climate. These are very important to understand, not only to achieve the look and style of kitchen you want, but to also insure it remains beautiful several years after it is installed.

The next step in designing a functional kitchen is deciding on the storage requirements and work zones of the kitchen. It is always helpful if clients research a few kitchens that they like and features they would like to include. In this project our client wanted a large sink, lots of storage for pantry items and small appliances, as well as a large island with enough seating for breakfast meals and entertaining with friends and family.

This project features a framed inset style construction with a recessed panel Shaker style wood door which coordinates with style and aesthetics of the interior and exterior spaces. The semi-custom line of cabinets chosen offers many standard wood, paint and glazed finishes and can also accommodate custom paint and stains as well. Here the perimeter cabinets are in a standard white painted finish and the island is accented in custom Chambray-blue finish.

Kitchen cabinets can be specified using a company’s standard sizes. This helps to save money, but other designs require some customization or modifications and Sticks and Stones works with manufacturers who excel in making special requests a reality. This modern cottage kitchen features reduced depth cabinets on opposite sides of the walls with taller units and standard cabinet depth on the stove run. Glass doors were added to open the kitchen, give a space for displaying items and break up the monotony of solid door panels. A custom stove hood was designed around a vent insert and the design was finished off with dimmable under cabinet LED lighting for functionality and accent at nighttime, or while entertaining in the adjacent spaces.

Why stop with just the kitchen? Coordinating millwork in other areas of an open living space provide cohesiveness and balance. This project features a wall of millwork at the opposite end of the open space and is the home to a desk area and wet bar. The bar space is efficiently designed for glass storage, display of wine bottles in both the X storage above and in the cooler below. On the other side of the door the desk area is complete with filing, a charging station inside a drawer for convenient charging of mobile devices, open shelving and wall organizer slots for mail and important documents.

Sticks and Stones is located at 110 Middle Road in Paget, just outside the hustle and bustle of town with onsite parking. Offering several lines of quality solid wood cabinetry, countertops, vanities, cabinet hardware, sinks, faucets, tiles, and wood floor, finishing’s for your project could not be easier. Take the stress out of home remodeling and stop by to let one of the designers help you with your next remodel or new construction project by designing solutions and storage systems that are the right fit for you.

Call us on 292-5099 and make an appointment with either Chris or Adrianne or email

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