Marlene Oliphant Designs LLC
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California Spanish Home Remodel mediterranean-kitchen

California Spanish Home Remodel

This Spanish-style kitchen was designed for a client who loves tile and loves color. The tiles are Malibu tiles. handmade in colors chosen by the designer and the client. To break up all of the oak cabinetry, a faux painter was hired to create a teal-colored wash on the island, the refrigerator panels, a tall glass cabinet in the left corner, and the sink cabinet doors. Two corner windows were preserved to usher in the afternoon breezes; they are framed in tiles. A copper farm sink and bronze accents carry the theme. Photos by Harry Chamberlain

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Thanks. Tiffany style lights came from a local antique store. Best of luck to you on your project!
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May 14, 2014
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Hi Sheila, you know, this kitchen was done 8 years ago, so I don't have a record of the color. You really have to look at a few paint swipes on your own walls to determine the best color for you, in your location and your light. Try it and you will find the perfect shade of yellow!
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January 18, 2014
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Hi, thanks for your lovely comments. The deep blue in this photo is a true sapphire blue; it is just the lighting in the photo, a combination of artificial light and natural light.
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April 14, 2013
Theotiste Dawson wrote:
Love the backsplash - can you please tell me the color grout you used. I have similar backsplash going in. (very Spanish with blue and terra-cotta). Like how you used a dark color grout. Can you remember the name?
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Hi, thanks for your comments, The grout is from a company called Custom Building Products, I believe they are a national brand. Color was probably #370 Dove Gray. Because there were several colors of the custom tile in sapphire blue, teal green, and brick red, we used a gray to create a design that would look cohesive. Hope this helps!
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I love the wood colors. What kind of wood you used?
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