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Help me add life to our newly reno'd kitchen

3 years ago


We are nearing the end of our kitchen reno; everything has gone according to plan and we're really pleased with the outcome. We're beginning to think about the finishing touches and accessories - those things that will make it special.

Attached are two "so far" photos:

The backsplash will be white Corian; it matches the cabinets and walls perfectly. The island (105x45") will have a charcoal leathered granite waterfall top.

Certainly it seems that all those cool and monochromatic finishes need some warmth. I'm planning on adding wood counter stools and accessories (like canisters and a cutting board) plus an appropriate plant or two. Some colorful barware will live in the glass cabinet.

Note that there are only 2 (adult) humans living here and we're not heavy kitchen users. But we do want to smile when we walk down the stairs in the morning!

To help with a sense of our style, I'm attaching additional pictures of the adjoining rooms:

  1. A pano of the (messsy) great room as seen from the kitchen
  2. The dining room as would be seen from the island. Its charcoal walls are very close match to the island countertop.

And finally, for fun, here is a before of the 2007 kitchen!

Any ideas, thoughts or suggestions for improvements are welcome! Many Thanks!

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