You HAVE to see the before! Can you guess what happened to the hot water heater?


When I posted this project I went back to find a before picture. I couldn't even believe it. I had forgotten what it looked like. When we bought the farmhouse in 2009, I fell in love with the kitchen and the attached butler's pantry. It was dark and dreary and wallpapered from celing to floor, but I knew. I knew that it could be so much more than a dark dreary space.
For more details....check out....http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/the-new-butlers-pantry
Open shelving with white dishes and platters. Ready for company.
Before picture. Yikes!
View from the hallway connecting to the butler's pantry.

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3 questions
  • Carol Rodgers
    on Dec 13, 2016

    Where did you get the racks that your players are standing in? I haven't been able to find any Carol

  • Donna Belvees
    on Nov 11, 2017

    So, where DID you hide the water heater??
    • Debbie Prettyman
      on Dec 18, 2018

      I think there isn’t a side next to the fridge. They can see via door and replace by pulling out refrigerator when needed. Plus gives some ventilation.

  • Muhd Puhdlz
    on Nov 1, 2018

    thank you so much,this is almost what I have been looking for in what I hope to accomplish im my small MH kitchen!

    whats your advice to a never done it before newbee ??

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  • Judy
    on Jan 2, 2017

    I thought about dust also, dishes need to be rinsed before use. Seems cup hooks would do nicely there.

    • Bernice H
      on Jan 4, 2017

      Not if you use them every day..some people do. I never had a problem.

  • Tabitha Jeter
    on Mar 15, 2019

    That’s simply gorgeous 😍

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