3. Start from scratch.
The kitchen was a complete gut job, allowing Nikki to pick out finishes that complemented the rest of the house—like the bright
white cabinetry and stainless appliances, as well as the touch of blue throughout. "I wanted it to be clean and orderly,"
she says. "Everything has a place."
The custom cabinetry is by Homes by DeRamo. The oven is from Dacor.