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Couple Choose to Get Hitched at IKEA

Couple Choose to Get Hitched at IKEA


Swedish meatballs and furniture adorned the Maryland couple's wedding venue

Want Swedish meatballs at your wedding? Get hitched at IKEA then, like Maryland's Julie Rodgers and Willie Pittman.

ABC News reports that the couple, who had their first date at IKEA two years ago, married Tuesday inside College Park's IKEA restaurant. The best part: IKEA didn't charge them for the space, food, or decor. (Talk about economical!) The wedding of about 25 guests dined inside and had -- take a wild guess -- IKEA's signature Swedish meatballs.

The couple was very happy with the festivities; Rodgers told ABC/ WHLA, "“Ikea did just a beautiful job of everything that they provided for us and I’m just speechless and I’m very seldom speechless."

Despite the buzz, IKEA's Sharon Black told WTOP that the weddings won't become a regular occurence for the furniture store. " She said, "We'll entertain them all, but we'll see where it goes from here. We're not really in the wedding business."

Think it's crazy? It's hardly the first food-themed wedding; after all, nothing beats the crazy of a White Castle (yes, the burger joint) wedding. Before that there was the Starbucks wedding, where the couple also claimed they fell in love.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


Cooking Up A Kitchen

Our new house is slowly limping along! (this is the real world people! not HGTV!) I am excited to start sharing some projects with you soon-ish! I would say the upstairs is about 65% done. We have most things in place, including the painters tape that I put up before Memorial day, but we still need to paint the walls (in my defense, they are going to be white, and they are primed white now… soooo, all’s well that ends well right?)

It may sound strange, but after you’ve lived IN and THROUGH a big remodel you will understand. One of the highlights of living through no place for anything to be stored, is getting real life cabinets installed. You know, a place that you can put stuff away in? A place for your pots and pans to live…Makes me want to sing (to Les Mis) “There is a kitchen on a cloud, I like to get there when I eat….” I am telling you it is magical!!

When we first moved into the house we thought we would keep our kitchen and just paint. But the whole kitchen was handmade by the last owner and it was literally 16 foot long single cabinets, there was nothing modular. We were planning on making a few simple changes to help the flow of the space. However, because of the way they were built, the small changes we would have liked to make were not possible. Here are a couple a before shots so you can see the way it looked.

Ultimately, we decided, we would start from scratch. We choose to go with Ikea kitchen cabinets and we are SO happy we did. We went in mid summer (right when we bought the house last year) and were able to get 20% off our whole kitchen, which was a HUGE savings!! The cabinets are SO easy to put together. Literally, one day we had no kitchen one day and a day after we had this AMAZING kitchen. It was that fast!! (Of course we had to wait on measuring for counters, but who cares about a small wait for counters when you finally have a drawer to keep your silverware in… And literally, all the features are amazing, want to know some of our favorite features?

  • We LOVE our soft close drawers and doors!
  • All the organization options that can be added
  • My pantry with pull out drawers
  • Fabulous Counter-tops
  • The hidden dish washer
  • We actually even used it as a built-in for our girls bedroom closets which I LOVE, check it out on instagram, we aren’t quite done, but it is amazing!

EDIT: After I posted more about our pantry organization, we got lots of questions about our cabinets and the pull-out drawers! This is the comparable pantry cabinet from IKEA’s new line.

Here we are today, still tons to do (like put the kickplates up, tile, decorate… But it is a functioning, glorious kitchen (with blue painters tape for good measure!)

Anyway, have any of you tried out the new METOD Kitchen range line at Ikea? I had to share this great video, in partnership with Ikea, about the Metod Kitchen range. The film, literally cooks up a kitchen, using miniaturized IKEA products as raw ingredients! The video highlights the fact that the new METOD range of kitchens can be put together according to every person’s own, taste. SO CLEVER!

METOD is a modular kitchen system that allows for easy installation, efficient measurement and accessible combinations of doors, interior fittings, hinges, colors, drawers and frames, plus lots more. Find all “the ingredients” to the IKEA METOD Kitchen in the 2016 IKEA Catalog.

About Cassity

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. She is an interior designer, wife, and mother of two. She and Justin have remodeled three homes from top to bottom and are working on their fourth. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.


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