December 17, 2010

Green With Envy

My wonderful dad is coming for two weeks during the Holidays! I am so excited. Every time my dad comes he likes to be put to work. I guess its a "Dad" thing, but he likes to feel like he is helping me like I'm some kind of damsel in distress. So before he comes I get to thinking about projects that I've wanted to accomplish. This trip we will be painting the kitchen. I am really excited because I feel like my kitchen is stuck in this country/shabby chic rut! I really don't like either. I would like to modernize(if that is a word). Paint is always a good and CHEAP place to start. Here is a picture of what my kitchen looks like now.....

I wanted to paint the cabinets but my husband laid down the law and said no. I guess he is right. They are new and in great condition. I really wanted to paint them a shade of green like Pure Style Home, a great blog if you haven't checked it out. Picture below...




http://www.purestylehome.blogspot.com/




If I can't paint the cabinets green I am going to paint the walls green. I decided to go with...



(Shortgrass Prairie-Behr)
I'm thinking of adding new hardware as well to give it a more modern feel. I like these steel rod pulls. They are 7.99 for a two pack!
If any of you have any kitchen ideas for me I would love to hear them!
xoxo,
Heather












4 comments:

  1. I love painted cabinets! I have white bottom cabinets with a grey island, but I think your wall paint color is the next best option. Just use lots of white so you don't feel claustrophobic.:) The pictures of the rest of your house are amazing. I'm sure it will be beautiful.

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  2. Oh NO! Those cabinets are really nice. The walls will do just fine. I love the chalkboard paint on the fridge. I let my daughter use dry erase markers on our white fridge and it comes off really well with soft scrub

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  3. Heather the green will be gorgeous! Love the new hardware you're looking at. I like to have a list for my dad when he visits too :) xo

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  4. my husband was the same way, but loves them now that they are done. although yours are just fine now too ;)

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