Saskatoon HOME magazine Summer 2021

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Transitional Transformation

Mastering the Mix of Traditional and Contemporary When you step into Cate and Eric Gryba’s newly renovated kitchen, it’s immediately clear that this is a couple who loves to cook. A 60-inch-wide sideby-side fridge and freezer sits adjacent to a 48-inch

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wide gas range. The quartztopped 11-foot island is “the longest it can be without having a seam,” says Cate. Tucked behind the kitchen is a well-organized walk-in pantry with custom millwork and floating shelves.

These features stand out, but Cate’s favourite elements are some of the less noticeable details. A panel-front dishwasher was installed in the island “and we did a half dishwasher in our bar—I’m happy we did

that,” she says. Like the one in the kitchen, this drawerstyle dishwasher integrates seamlessly into the bar’s elegant navy millwork. Cate adds that the pot-filler over the range is another highlight. “They’re