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Highland Park’s Amy Mayer, who runs Little Green Kitchens, poses with the kitchen she designed using cabinetry and other pieces salvaged from another kitchen. Photos by Christa Rooks/22nd Century Media
Amy Mayer also used the leftover cabinetry to create built-ins in her living room.
Christa Rooks, Editor
12:41 pm CST February 2, 2016

Less than a year ago, when Amy Mayer was renovating her kitchen, she originally looked into having new cabinets made for her kitchen but found the cost to be high.

“For us at the time, it was a matter of either purchasing new cabinets or doing a renovation,” she said. “There was not enough [money] for both.

She then became interested in the idea of buying someone else’s kitchen and repurposing it.