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our "wine pantry," black lower cabinets white above. Backsplash is made up of wine crate lids from some of our favorite Napa wineries.
Inspiration for a timeless kitchen remodel in Boston — Houzz

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rsd1523 wrote:
Backsplash - Gorgeous bar- LOVE this backsplash. Was this something you created from boxes or is there a company out there that supplies it sealed and ready?
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Laurie Penland
Did you have the wine crate lids or did you purchase them from someone? LOVE IT!
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Karen Heffernan
I had some, but bought some on ebay - I just searched on our favorite wine names + crate lid or panel (i.e. caymus crate lid or caymus panel) thanks!
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yellowbootsandsnowshoes wrote:
Is this Delicatus granite?
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Karen Heffernan
Hi there! It's Kashmir White
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yellowbootsandsnowshoes
thanks!
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Maggie Maier wrote:
Is the kashmir white granite honed?
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Karen Heffernan
It's polished
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december1962 wrote:
How is the wine crate backsplash created?
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Karen Heffernan
I believe they are glued to the wall
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tenislvr1 wrote:
love this idea - you are so creative! Can you send me a pic of the upper cabinets? I'm designing a bar for our pool house right now!
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Karen Heffernan
sorry this took so long - here are the upper cabinets:
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Vanessa Brunner added this to Kitchen of the Week: A Bi-Coastal Construction
For an extra unique touch, Heffernan's husband had the brilliant idea of creating a different type of backsplash in the butler's pantry — wine crate lids from some of their favorite Napa Valley wines! Overall, the kitchen turned out exactly as Heffernan had envisioned. "Along with the family room, it's where we spend most of our time," says Heffernan. "It's the best of both worlds. It's expansive enough to accommodate lots of people, yet it's still cozy." Have a great kitchen of your own? Please share a photo below and tell us about it. Your space could be our next Kitchen of the Week! More: 23 Inspiring Real-Life Kitchens High-Contrast Kitchens for Every Style Browse more photos of kitchen designs
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8. Wooden crate tops. If you like to buy wine by the case, collect crate tops to create this wine lover's design. Most wooden crates are unstained and unsealed, so whatever comes in contact with them is likely to cause some damage. If you don't want to seal the tops yourself, use this backsplash in a spot that doesn't deal with a lot of water or liquids, like this butler's pantry.More creative ways with wine cratesMore:10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway TileBrowse thousands of inspiring backsplash designs
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14. Wine crates. Salvaged wood wine crates also work great for a bar area. Call your local wine stores to see if they have any used crates you can pick up, or search online. Most boxes are not treated and can be stained to coordinate with other elements in the space. Tip: Be gentle when taking apart wine boxes, as they split easily.

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8. Wooden crate tops. If you like to buy wine by the case, collect crate tops to create this wine lover's design. Most wooden crates are unstained and unsealed, so whatever comes in contact with them is likely to cause some damage. If you don't want to seal the tops yourself, use this backsplash in a spot that doesn't deal with a lot of water or liquids, like this butler's pantry.More creative ways with wine cratesMore:10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway TileBrowse thousands of inspiring backsplash designs

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