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Taking kitchen from 1978 to present
July 21, 2013 in Before & After
I bought the house new in 1979 and the kitchen was totally YELLOW. The floors were yellow linoleum, the appliances and even the sink were "Harvest Gold". A few years ago we installed black & white granite counters, a Silgranite black sink and combination black and stainless appliances. I chose a matte off white tile backsplash with pewter metal tile accents and metal mural over the stove. We chose a wood grain floor to add some warmth. This year I redid the maple cabinets in a light gray box with slightly darker gray doors. Finally, we removed the awful tube lights and put up faux tin tiles in antique silver with a lovely Tuscan four light fixture that swivels for task lighting. To add some color I have a stained glass piece that goes with my grape vine theme.