Is the counter around the perimeter granite with a leather finish? - Is it easy to keep looking clean/ streak free compared to the shiny black granite? I have been told it shows fingerprints easily but I love the look. »
Inspiration Image 5For those seeking a subtler approach to injecting color in the kitchen, consider painting a bold color onto the base, island or peninsula cabinets only, and/or painting the side and back walls of a niche.
Cabinet ColorsIf a new wall color just isn't giving your kitchen the update you want, painting your cabinetry can be an affordable way to amp up your kitchen's style. But it's not just a matter of slapping on some paint — painting cabinets can be a lot of work, so be careful to choose a palette that you know you'll love. Paint picks: 8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
Open corner upper shelves similar to what I was thinking....also built in pantry beside fridge. Also interesting with yellow on wall and bulkhead (which is also similar to what I was thinking) and same yellow on peninsula cabinets...and two different countertops too!
Think this kitchen is similar dimensions to ours...and similar placement of appliances...my plan just has sink and stove switched potentially.
THINK ABOUT building out the small wall a bit into the dining room to make a bigger pantry..see how pantry goes beyond width of peninsula here...that same idea for ours...
For those seeking a subtler approach to injecting color in the kitchen, consider painting a bold color onto the base, island or peninsula cabinets only, and/or painting the side and back walls of a niche.