First Friday Feature: A Very Colorful Kitchen
Summer is here and we’re ready to enjoy all of its bright colors and sunshine. It’s not like Texas doesn’t get these things most of the year, but we’ve been seeing tons of rain lately. Hopefully, the weather continues to stay cheery. But if it doesn’t, this home is sure to give you some happy vibes. It sure does for us! The colorful kitchen brings some pops of pink and green, and you see that play throughout the rest of the house. Part one of a three-part series on this entire home remodel starts today. Let’s dive into the details!
Colorful Kitchen and Bar
This 1960’s home was a traditional charmer and its owners are big entertainers with – dare we say it – fabulous taste. They love color and we were happy to oblige by using some of their favorites throughout the house, and this colorful kitchen was no exception. White Cap Maple cabinets from KitchenCraft (their Lexington door style) line the kitchen and bar to give a neutral background. China White square field tiles from Renaissance cover the kitchen side, and Boho Bronze Chelsea Brick subway tiles from Marble Systems give the bar some shine. The countertop is from Cambria, their Ironsbridge pattern, which has a soft marble-looking design. A Newport Brass faucet in stain bronze pops at the island sink.
We will also point out that this project has a special feature: the angled cabinets below the stairs. Customized on-site, we recouped a ton of storage space in this area with roll-outs. You can see that (and other pictures) in our Houzz project.
Playing With Color
Don’t think we weren’t going to talk about the pièce de résistance in the kitchen: that gorgeous range and hood combo! The range is pretty standard for us, however, the color is what pops. From Dacor, it’s their 48″ Heritage Dual Fuel Range. We took full advantage of their color match program and chose Sherwin Williams Julep as our feature. It is nestled below a custom hood that we had made locally from resawn white oak planks with an oiled finish. The insert is from Vent-A-Hood. Isn’t this duo something to die for? A colorful kitchen indeed! And the rest of the house was not shy of colors either. The front fireplace is covered in a green Amazonite stone, rugs pick up on the greens and pinks throughout the home, and the front door was painted a very bright and cheery yellow!
Of course, the dining room right off the kitchen had to make its very own statement. As we mentioned, pinks and greens (our client’s favorite color) are used throughout the home. Pink pendants above the kitchen island coordinate with the pink chandelier above the dining room table (see below). Wallpaper was chosen for the upper half of the room and is from the Eijffinger’s Pip Studio 3 collection. The brick flooring from the entry also continues into the dining space, which was original to the house! They were stripped, washed, stained, and sealed to achieve the lively new color you see here.
You can check out the entire project in our Houzz projects!
Inspired by this colorful kitchen but don’t think you can go that bold? See other ways we’ve incorporated colors (bold and subtle) in the home before on our blogs Goodbye White, Hello Color!, and Colored Cabinetry.