True Stories - Restoring a Home

In the fall of 2009, the O’Driscoll family was featured in the Kitchen Views magazine in an article entitled Room to Grow. Then the unthinkable happened. Their home was destroyed by a major fire, but thankfully the family members were not injured physically.

Emotionally, a lot of healing was needed. Part of their healing process was restoring the family spirit by creating a completely new and different kitchen.

Read more in the 2014 Kitchen Views brochure article entitled Timeless Form & Function: Restoring a Home »

“The cabinetry colors reflect new trends, but the style makes it timeless.” ~ Amy Mood, designer

Lori O'Driscoll

“I couldn't imagine starting a new kitchen from scratch without Amy to guide us.” ~ Lori O'Driscoll

A fresh start with a timeless appeal called for a completely new color palette and layout. The room was expanded to include a dining room space, and nearby there is a new entertainment area with bar space. The family of five enjoys this expanded floor plan that gives them a fresh start and plenty of room for family time and entertaining friends.

Sharon, MA kitchen designed by Amy Mood of Kitchen Views

Special Design Element

The beautiful Cherry countertop on the smaller island in the new kitchen is the one piece of the old kitchen they were able to salvage. It was resized and now holds the prep sink in the center of the kitchen, adjacent to the stove.

See more of this kitchen in designer Amy Mood's portfolio »