Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Kitchen Reveal....Finally!!

 
Isn't it about time I started showing you my new home?  You've waited so patiently.  It's only taken me 8 months to do this!  There are no big excuses.  Except for the same one, time.  Well, lets just get to it, shall we?
 


~Before~
 



The cabinets were very dark with dark granite and a brown travertine back splash.  Nothing wrong with that, right?  Now, we all know I'm a painted cabinet kinda girl.  My father in law nearly dies every time I mention paint over wood.  I can't help myself. 
 





To me, the painted cabinets just open up and brighten up the entire space.  I painted the cabinets around the refrigerator a lovely green.  The color was inspired by Life in Grace blog.  The color is Great Barrington Green.  It really makes it feel like its not part of the other cabinets.  Some people, couldn't believe I was painting it different color, but its just paint.  

 
 
~Before~






The detail on the mantel area really comes alive now. 
 

The subway tile came about 6 months after we painted the cabinets.  I found a white beveled subway tile at Lowe's for .32 a tile!  I couldn't believe how cheap that was.  I absolutely adore the herringbone pattern over stove top.  If you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and need a good tile guy, email me and I'll send his information.  He was awesome!






















The coffee station.  Everything right at my fingertips.
 
 


~Before~
 


















Ignore the mail.









I have the lamp set up on a silver round tray.  Just to lift it up a little in case water were to get on it.
 




Here is my precious bread bin that I am so proud of!  I found it at Canton Trade Days and had to have it!  I've wanted one for years now.  
Here is a list of the things in the new kitchen:
 
Kitchen cabinets ~ White Dove
Refrigerator cabinet ~ Great Barrington Green
Light pendant ~ Lowe's
Flour and sugar canisters ~ Home Goods
White beveled subway tile ~ Lowe's
 


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