There's lots of space in here where the whole family can be in there and not bump into each other. I would say we have double the cabinet space as our previous home. Although I love the amount of cabinets, I don't love the color of them. We are eventually going to stain the cabinets darker. This should keep the cabinets from blending in to the wall color, which I am thinking about changing also. We are also going to install a tile backsplash.
The window brings in great light in the daytime.
Here's a before of the same space.
In this corner is my re-vamped knife block. The knife block was a light color but me being me I spray painted it in oil rubbed bronze. I will change the glass canisters to stainless or bronze. I haven't seen any that I love yet.
In the other corner is a cheese dome. It was 2 separate pieces that were glued together and spray painted oil rubbed bronze. I borrowed this idea from Allison. The tray is a thrift store find that I lined with scrapbook paper.
We can't understand why there are 3 light fixtures here. There are 2 florescent lights and 1 recessed light. We are planning to add some track lighting and a pendant over the island.
How about a before and after?
So do you have hardwood floors in your kitchen? How are they holding up?
Kitchen To do list:
Install tile backsplash
Change light fixtures
Accessories on top of the cabinets?
Beadboard on island
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