Brooke and Mark’s kitchen seen here was a remodeling project completed for and seen on the premiere episode of “Moving Up” which aired January 29,
2005 on TLC. The couple, with their growing family, moved up to a larger, four-bedroom Victorian house & wanted to make it their own. By removing a wall
and starting from scratch, Designer Ian Cairl was able to totally transform the space to reflect Brooke and Mark’s personal style making it the focal point of
the home. Design elements include:    Quarter Sawn white oak cabinets with a honey finish.  End grain black walnut pegs were added to the corners of the
shaker style doors and drawer fronts to bring a nostalgic feel to these elements.  Soapstone countertops and farm sink were selected to go with the natural
slate floor and back-splash.  A 48” Pro-style range replaced an outdated wall oven and cooktop.  Finally, a centrally located work station allows for food
preparation, homework and casual dining.
Designer Ian Cairl, completely
transformed Brooke and Mark's
kitchen as seen on the premiere
episode of "Moving Up" which aired
on January 29, 2005 on TLC.  
(Cabinets manufactured by Royal
Cabinet Company.)
..."the best service and design of
any contractor and supplier we
have ever worked with...Our
kitchen is the heart of our home
and we could not be more thrilled
with everything about it...You
anticipated needs that we would
not have even considered...you
are remarkable in your talent and
wonderful as a person."
(Read full testimonial)

~ Brooke and Marc L.
Country Kitsch (Episode 1)
Original Airdate: January 29, 2005
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Somerville, NJ 08876
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Traditional Kitchen #11 -
Designer, Ian Cairl
Traditional Kitchen #11 - As Seen on TLC's "Moving Up"
Designer, Ian Cairl