Wednesday, May 29, 2013

[Project Notebook] Kitchen Inspiration & Plans

I have been trying to get caught up on all of my custom furniture painting orders this week so that I can tackle a project that I have been itching to do for years now...paint my kitchen cabinets! I have spent so much time pouring over decorating magazines and pinning my favorite kitchens and I am so ready to get this thing going. And, I know there has been more than one [Project Notebook] posts devoted to this topic!
 
Like the rest of my house, I want it to be eclectic and collected, with a mix of modern country and vintage styles. And, we've been doing bits here and there...we added in the stainless island and reworked the light with a drum shade last year.  This year I painted the back splash with chalkboard paint and bought that country cupboard a couple of weeks ago.
 
Here is my plan...cannot wait!
 
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So to recap, I'm doing open upper cabinets, lots of chalkboard, glass and pewter hardware, white shades, white upper cabinets with dark lower cabinets, neutral gray walls and a pretty, light colored counter top.
 
And here are some of favorite inspiration pictures for styling kitchen spaces.
 

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I can't wait to share my progress and I hope this gets done sooner, rather than later!