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New look kitchen

dawgfan1980February 8, 2013
Hello everyone! I've had some free time on my hands here lately and decided to update my kitchen. I just wanted to see what you're thoughts were. Painted the cabinets white. I felt I needed to brighten it up with the darker brown on the walls. I put on Venetian bronze knobs and I put in a vintage Edison style fixture. The fixture also has the vintage bulbs which put off a very yellowish tint. I hear they make a vintage bulb that puts off a regular white light. Not sure what would look better. Thanks to everyone for their comments.
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4resas
It looks so much brighter and fresher.
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 9:39PM
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dawgfan1980
It's amazing what a new coat of paint can do.
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 9:52PM
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Dytecture
So far so good, do you have more views of the kitchen to share ?
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 5:23AM
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Cheryl Nelson
Where did you get that light?? I LOVE it!! Please share!
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:22AM
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Natalie
Hi---the light and cabs look super. Do consider painting the walls a lighter shade of the current color---the cabs look very stark and for a room this size, the less contrast the better. Off to a great start... Good Luck!
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:26AM
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Genevieve
Good job !
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:35AM
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vickiric
Great job!! I painted my cabinets a couple of years ago and still love them. Hint: I saved just under a gallon of the paint, so every spring I clean and then do touch up on the cabinets, and base boards. I think it keeps them fresh looking.
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:53AM
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dawgfan1980
Thanks everyone! I do have a good bit of touch up to do. The light is from lowes. It ran about $200. Here is the other side of the kitchen.
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 10:38AM
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Cheryl Nelson
Thank you! I think your kitchen looks great but I would go with a lighter wall color. Nice job though and thanks for the light info! That is exactly what i have been looking for!
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 1:19PM
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aniluap2
It might be interesting to use different handles on the drawers from what you use on the cabinet doors...maybe bin pulls and I think the doors could go with an even larger diameter knob. It's personal preference, just my bias. However, that said you have done n amazing job - looks lie a brand new kitchen. You should be very proud of yourself.
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 1:33PM
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