I know I have at least three house projects pending (at least that’s how many I’ve told you about!) but there’s one other little project that’s been in the back of my mind. Since I’ve been planning to call my painter for other things, I thought while he’s here, maybe it’s time to repaint the kitchen. Let me ‘splain…..
Before we moved into this house, I had the kitchen painted. For new readers, here’s a little recap of the before and after:
I really wanted a gray kitchen and while I’ve been very happy with it lately I’ve really been itching to lighten it up in there and go all white. The marble countertops are a caramel color and white cabinets would be a great complement. I know it looks like that’s what the kitchen was originally but in fact, the cabinets were ivory/cream, as were the walls which I had painted white.
Anyway, I couldn’t find a singe photo with the same color marble, cabinets and walls so if you can imagine a combination of the three kitchens up top with this one below, that’s how I think it would turn out.
I also thought it might be fun to leave the island gray or use a different color altogether. I’m 90% sure I’ll go all white but here are some nice examples of using two colors really well:
So I’ve been mulling this over on and off but the thought of calling the painter makes me think now might be a good time to just do it.
And while I’m at it, I think I want to switch out the lights over the island to something like these pendants from Circa:
And now it’s time for me to stop creating new projects and actually start executing some of them!
(Photos: 1.Traditional Home 2.Unknown 3.Dresser Homes 4.Suzanne Kasler 5.House Beautiful 6.Neptune 7.Unknown 8.Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles)