Photographed by Nicole Franzen for Lonny.
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As you might expect, the kitchen was one of the trickier areas to tackle in the home. 

"The kitchen and mudroom were the biggest projects, and definitely took the most time, starting from scratch with everything custom-made," says Benz.

"Although the floors were original, the ceiling was collapsing and there were really only a couple of old cabinets to remove."