Stacy and her husband found themselves with a very trying kitchen on their hands. After two years of living with not enough storage, poor ventilation, and lots of mice, they decided to take the plunge and create a kitchen that was clean, functional, and easy on the eyes. From Stacy: Our kitchen had a hard life. We bought our home back in 2011, a recent flip after the previous owners had foreclosed.
There’s nothing wrong with a bold color in the kitchen — if it’s executed well. Sadly that was not the case for Shannon’s sporadically navy blue kitchen. She made some small updates to the space when she first moved in, and after living with the kitchen for a few years, she decided it was time to give the space the true makeover it deserved. From Shannon: When we first bought the house six years ago, the kitchen walls and cabinet panels were painted a dark navy color.
Erika‘s kitchen used to be dark, drab, and crowded. Even though she couldn’t make any major changes to the layout, she was able to give the kitchen a bright and stylish new look that created the sense of oodles more space. Keep reading to see how. From Erika: The original kitchen of our 1950s split-level house in the Oakland Hills was remodeled by the previous owner to simply sell the house.