powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

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.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
4resas
It looks so much brighter and fresher.
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 9:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dawgfan1980
It's amazing what a new coat of paint can do.
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 9:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Dytecture
So far so good, do you have more views of the kitchen to share ?
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 5:23AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Cheryl Nelson
Where did you get that light?? I LOVE it!! Please share!
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:22AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Genevieve
Good job !
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:35AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need help with kitchen
My kitchen really needs some love but being a senior...
Carol Thomas
Need help with Kitchen Cabinets
The attached photos are my current kitchen. We are...
Angie Frie
I want to make the kitchen in my new home look just like this.love it!
I want to make the kitchen in my new home look just...
Sandra
New but blah small kitchen. Would like industrial/rustic look cheap.
We bought a small villa in FL. Kitchen is drab with...
szyi
More Discussions
HELP! Size of lighting over bathtub??
Beginning our bathroom makeover in 2 mos. What size...
bernegger
Which layout works best for kitchen and dining room?
I am planning a new house. Here are 2 layouts - the...
Maison de Reve Builders LLC
U-channel or camps for my bathroom!
My house is under renovation. And recently finished...
Jiyeaon Chang
Help for Raising Chicks!
A healthy mother hen died while it was trying to hatch...
Dakshin Thyagarajan
I need to find a mirror to put over the console table
My console is 48 inches wide, I have 9 foot ceilings...
ntrama
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.