The Two-Toned Kitchen
I’ve long noticed that many people paint their kitchen islands a different color than their kitchen cabinets (and sometimes the lower cabinets a different color from the upper). But this trend seems to be gaining even more traction – everywhere I look, I seem to see a “two-toned kitchen”. I love this look and I want it in my own house!
This kitchen was totally remodeled in the 90s. There’s lots to like about it – the layout and the abundant natural light are just terrific. But there are some cosmetic changes I want to make. Stay tuned for all the details! But for now let’s talk cabinet color.
See that middle part jutting into the center of the kitchen? I have visions of painting it a mossy green, and the rest of the cabinets white. OR all the “below cabinets” in a mossy green and all the “upper cabinets” in white. Sort of like this kitchen which is a terrific before-and-after story:
These people really inspired me. Here’s the before shot (yowza!):
And now let’s take a look at some other “two-toned kitchens” done right.
I don’t know how you would ever cook in this kitchen, what with all the hydrangeas and chinese pottery laying about, but isn’t it so beautiful to look at? Loving the stark white cabinets and the stained dark wood island: