Welcome to our Kitchen, Beatrix! (Meet Our Blue Ilve Vary)

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Welcome to our Kitchen, Beatrix! (Meet Our Blue Ilve Range)
Sources: Range // Kitchen Hardware

The Queen Bee of our Kitchen, aka our new blue Ilve range we name Beatrix, lastly took her rightful place in our new kitchen. There may be nonetheless ending work like paint touchups, caulking round marble, millwork and baseboards and naturally we haven’t but cleaned or styled the kitchen, however BEHOLD! I knew you all would wish to see her earlier than the total kitchen reveal :).

Comic story about Beatrix … when contractor took her out of the field and acquired her set as much as come within the kitchen (she’s been within the storage since fall!) I used to be greatly surprised. Beatrix was sporting BRASS HEELS! Ha! I laughed and laughed as a result of I wasn’t anticipating her fancy toes in any respect. I didn’t organize them, however but, would I anticipate something much less from Queen Beatrix? She was dressed like a Queen!

As these with fashion say, the sneakers make the outfit and now I can’t think about her some other manner. So with the shock of her fancy toes, we altered our authentic plans for the baseboards somewhat bit to ensure her pretty heels had been in view :).

Welcome to our Kitchen, Beatrix! (Meet Our Blue Ilve Range)
Sources: Range // Kitchen Hardware

By the best way, when you missed the story on why her identify is Beatrix, you’ll find it on this publish: Including Character in a Kitchen Transform: The Story of Our New Vary and Faucet.

Beatrix is an Ilve Nostalgie 30 inch duel gasoline vary in Blue Grey /Gray. (This one, but in 30 inch). I ordered mine instantly from an equipment retailer that had the colour and dimension I needed in inventory. With provide chain points over the previous couple of years, I didn’t wish to take any possibilities on delays or cancellations!

I went round and round on which vary to get, what dimension, what end, however this one was the precise alternative for us. This was the vary I needed from the start however I at all times do my due diligence with a significant buy to review all choices, have a look at all value factors, in addition to learn opinions to ensure I’ve thought of every chance. 🙂 It’s exhausting to suppose a lot however I prefer to really feel assured that I made the only option I could make given our wants and circumstances. Since I continued to return again to this vary, we knew she was the one for us!

Welcome to our Kitchen, Beatrix! (Meet Our Blue Ilve Range)
Sources: Range // Stamped Tea Towel // Kitchen Hardware

We love Beatrix! We haven’t cooked together with her but so I’ll report again as soon as we accomplish that I can share extra. Thus far although we’ve examined the range and oven and all the knobs and every part appears to operate effectively. It’s actually a stunning vary. We’re excited to start out cooking within the kitchen quickly and I’ll share extra about it quickly.

The quantity of choices one should make in a renovation is mind-boggling. I don’t know if I may deal with the quantity of choices wanted to construct a brand new residence ha! However, now that I’m seeing each bit come to life and am in a position to envision all of it embellished, I couldn’t be happier. Generally being an over thinker pays off :).

I’ll share extra on why we selected every element in upcoming posts, however when you have any questions thus far, be at liberty to ask within the feedback!

As I’m ready for the ultimate touches on our renovation, I’ve had enjoyable gathering fairly issues for our new kitchen cabinets! I’m additional excited so as to add plates to our new plate rack :).

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