Firstly, this is the wood we are using for the counter tops. Josh salvaged it from attic; I was skeptical at first (see wood on left), but after planing it, I realized how beautiful it is. Status: Not finished.
Below is an angle of the kitchen before we put the handles on the cabinets, then after.
This is an angle of the kitchen before and after handles. Not a huge difference, but I was pretty excited about it.
Also desperately needed: curtains, duh! More on that later.