Kitchen Before & After: A 1950s Kitchen Transformed by Mosaic Tiles

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Teruko's kitchen renovation is one of the most colorful we've seen! This Culver City, California kitchen was dark and outdated before, but after adding three skylights, a large window, and an incredible Mexican tile wrap-around mosaic, this kitchen is now a bright, colorful, one-of-a-kind space. See the transformation below:

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Wow! That mosaic is so cool, especially considering that Teruko made some of the tiles herself. As she tells us:

We've been covering the whole house with mosaic tiles, and the kitchen is no exception. Mainly we used Mexican tiles and I made some of the tiles by myself. Our cabinets are from IKEA, appliances are from Viking. We also added a big pantry and open shelf on the wall for my handmade pottery. I love my cherry tree mosaic wall, and am now so happy to cook in my new kitchen!

We can imagine that cooking in this space must be so enlivening and a real joy. Thanks for sharing it with us, Teruko!

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(Images: Teruko Gorneau via The Kitchn's submission form)

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