Our Home Renovations

Kitchen remodel plans

We have been dreaming about renovating our home for the last 5 years. We knew it had the potential to deliver the beachy/coastal vibe we were after but the floors, cabinetry and layout was old, tired and dated. So last year we embarked on an extensive remodel of our kitchen, bathrooms, laundry room, etc. It was 2 months of living in only a few rooms of our home, with dust (omg, the dust) and noise but the end result is everything I’ve ever dreamed of. And at least we can say we’ve lived through a home renovation during a pandemic! I have been sharing more of the process on my Instagram so follow me there for more behind the scenes and images: @alidaryder.

Kitchen remodel


Before of kitchen Before Laundry room before


White kitchen design with center island

Bookshelf in kitchen

White kitchen design

Open Shelves in kitchen

Franke mixer with farm style basin

Breakfast nook in kitchen

Open plan kitchen and living room

White and bright laundry room

Bathroom remodel

White master bathroom

White herringbone tiles behind white freestanding bathtub.

Large walk in shower with white herringbone and grey tiles

Powder room basin

Blue herringbone feature wall in guest bathroom

Suppliers and details

  • Sanitary ware (including the beautiful mixer on the kitchen island): Franke.Ps. We were gifted the kitchen and laundry room mixers as well as the laundry basin and received discount for the bathroom taps as a trade exchange.
  • Counters: Enduro Quartz
  • Tiles: Mosaico Vero
  • Cabinetry: Valotech. Our Cabinets are all Duco-finished shaker-style cabinets.
  • Kitchen sink: Vaal.
  • Floors: Wood-look vinyl in Oak by Eva-Last from Tier Flooring.
  • Bar chairs, Malawi chairs and upholstery of kitchen furniture as well as the powder room mirror: Crafford and Co
  • Master bathroom mirror and Kitchen island light fixture: Arkivio


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  1. Love your style! The bathroom with the white subway in a herringbone pattern, what is the name of the large taupe/ tan tiles opposite wall of the subway???
    Thank you,
    Carroll Scott
    Austin, TX

  2. Love your remodel. Is the tile behind the freestanding tub Pasha in Cultured from mosaico vero? Also, I couldn’t find a match for the kitchen backsplash on their website. Do you have the name for that tile? Thanks

  3. It fabulous….I may have to steal some of your ideas when we eventually remodel our kitchen. I know you’ll enjoy cooking in your new beautiful kitchen. Congrats!!!

  4. Your kitchen is gorgeous! Please tell me who is the manufacturer/supplier of the island overhead light fixture? I wish you many years of creative joy in your beautiful new spaces! Thanks!