Kitchen Makeover

This kitchen renovation was a long, drawn-out DIY project.  In fact, it’s the first real project Chelsea took on in her own home.  The cabinets were originally the same cherry-stain color as the floor.  This made it really dark and dreary in there.  When we moved in, the counter tops were an outdated white laminate, and the appliances were old and dingy.  What’s more, the walls were covered in wallpaper that was simply not our style.

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Our solution?  Paint the cabinets (Sherwin Williams Alabaster), remove wallpaper and paint the walls (Sherwin Williams Hearts of Palm), order new counter tops (Corian from Lowes), and add a classy subway tile backsplash with contrasting grout.  After replacing the light fixtures and DIY-ing a roman shade, the kitchen is one of my favorite places in the house…which is a good thing, since I’m in there all. the. time.  🙂

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