|this was our kitchen until about a month ago.|
the cupboards, ceilings, and walls were multiple shades of greyish-lilac.
|the counters were a 60's style formica with gold flecks.|
it has been a work in progress, but here are some photos of
the journey our last month.
|getting rid of the not-so-cool retro counter.|
|we used a heat gun to strip the paint off the cupboards.|
i'm sure it wasn't entirely safe, but the 5 layers of paint had to go.
|testing out the fit of our butcher block counter before |
brandon spent a week and a half sanding, staining, and sealing it.
|we painted the inside of the cupboards a sunny yellow and the outside pewter grey.|
|the lighting here is horrible, but we were very happy to install the counter.|
brandon also reworked the center bank of cabinets and installed an outlet inside,
so we could get the microwave out of sight.
|i was the fearless (yeah right!) tiler and brandon was my lovely assistant.|
|this best captures the color of the tile and countertop.|
hopefully i can get some more photos in the daylight tomorrow.
|the fruit bowl becky got us ties in so nicely with the penny tile!|
|i really love how it is coming together!|
|for comparison's sake. yeah, it's getting much better!|