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After: Stove Wall

A pot rack over a new stainless-steel stove keeps pans handy.

Michael Penney and his wife Sara drywalled over a built-in ironing cupboard and used white tiles along this wall. Michael hunted through thrift stores like Value Village for months and months, gradually adding to his Julia Child-inspired copper pot collection. Read more about their kitchen inspiration.

Read all about Michael's new house — including before shots and DIY projects — in his blog, tour through each floor on Online TV, see the full story in our June 2011 issue, and browse all before and after photos in the online gallery.

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