• When we first started this reno project, we went out one beautiful fall day to investigate finishes and fixtures; nothing like starting backwards! What I mean is that usually you work on the big stuff like construction, budget, kitchen design, budget, etc etc and budget. So starting on the finishes was like putting the cart before the horse, but allowed us to focus in on a few items more or less to get ourselves in sync before tackling some of the bigger items. At the time we were at a Design Store which has beautiful kitchen faucets and fixtures, but weren't really ready to lay down serious coin to bring the stuff home. Besides we thought, we have a really