needlepointCarla’s mother loved to do needlepoint, and the family home was decorated with samplers, including this one, which now hangs in our kitchen. And it’s true! No matter how “formal” a dinner you might throw, guests will always find their way to the kitchen to sit and chat for a spell. So we thought with the Cooking Season upon us, it might be fun to take a look at some kitchens we know…and kitchens we notice.





Most homeowners want a clean, crisp white kitchen. And we aim to please. The image at the top of the article is a Bucks-Mont NARI CotY (Contractor of the Year) award-winner from a Morrisville remodeling project a few years ago with Gemmi Construction, and the one below is a recent job in New Hope with Gray Contracting Services.










Quakertown customers broke the mold with a roasted red pepper kitchen…

…and we redid our open kitchen in two shades of green.







But there was the Pipersville project where the homeowner didn’t want the color on the walls. We won a CotY for the stenciling of the floors.


Plus, Carla keeps a Pinterest board called “Kitchy Kitchens.” Get out your shades and take a look at some eye-catching kitchen colors….

And to echo Mom’s sampler, here’s to “friendly” kitchens everywhere! Happy Thanksgiving!


– Ken (taking the photo) and Carla and…

…the rest of the Odells (daughters, siblings);
Carla’s mom, “The Helen”;
and some good, good friends