The Queen Anne style kitchen window was a salvage find, as was the double basin sink. We began to strip the marble fireplace to it’s original state but fell in love with the rustic look and feel of dark and light. was there to lead the way. (Image credits: Submitted by Alison Dahl Kelly) Thanks, f! We custom designed the cabinets with GDT INC and woodworker Bien Hecho Brooklyn, and had them pickled, a nod to Scandinavian design. Contact the editors through our Makeover Project Submission Form. By removing a wall in the back of the parlor floor we made room for a kitchen with an island. • Are you interested in sharing a decorating or renovation project with Apartment Therapy readers? Take it away, Alison: Purchased in 2009, our artfully restored 1880’s townhouse has been taken apart and put back together again, restoring some old and adding some new. Luckily our dear friend and contractor Grant Davis Thompson Inc. In need of all new electrical work and plumbing, as well as structural reinforcement and cosmetic repair, we wholly underestimated the cost and time frame of this project—which took about 5 long years. Alison Dahl Kelly shared photos and the story of her amazing kitchen and dining room makeover with us.