Jumping back to the decision making process I debated between a traditional faucet and a modern faucet for a long time. The white shaker cabinet door style we went with was neutral enough to allow me to go any direction with the faucet style and early on in the design process it became clear that the faucet was going to set the tone for the kitchen. Were were going to go modern or tradition? I liked both, but my heart really was leaning one way. It wasn't until I walked into a local kitchen and bath place that I found "the one".
|Photo of the Perrin & Rowe faucet in the store.|
My parents had always talked about this brand while doing their home renovation - so I knew that it was a brand to be comfortable with. Not just comfortable, but absolutely "Squeal with delight" excited about. As Aubrey and I say. "It's faaaancy". :)
After spotting this faucet I scurried home to tell Aubrey with excitement about finding the faucet. But it was a major decision as the faucet was definitely on the "splurge". As I walked home after discovering the faucet I thought to myself that this purchase was much like what we had done throughout our house. We save by doing DIY's on certain areas of our house which allow us to splurge on other areas on well made pieces that really have quality. The same was going on in our kitchen - we've matching low end items like Big Box store cabinets - which brand like Perrin & Rowe to give us a really unique kitchen.
Perrin & Rowe sent me the glorious faucet that I had fallen in love with. It was one of the most generous gifts for our kitchen, and truthfully the faucet sets the tone for the entire look of the room.
In our kitchen the faucet is really what sets a "look" so now you know I'm doing a more traditional vibe. I can't wait to show you more photos of it all put together and how a single piece, like a faucet, can really set a tone.
The Perrin & Rowe Kitchen Collection can be viewed here, and our style - The Aquitaine Single Lever faucet is on page 33.
Ps., Thank you to Perrin & Rowe for the generous gift.