Color me Carly

Color me Carly
Carly’s kitchen just wasn’t screaming “Carly!”  There were too many contrasting wood tones, a paint color that did none of them any favors and a countertop that I can only describe as ‘barf-speckled.’  The only one who could stand it was that cat, and that’s because he’s colorblind.  (Are cats colorblind?  I just made that up.)
Anyway, since she had always wanted a white kitchen, fresh paint was first on the list!  Then, she tried out a creative mix of countertop paint and roll-able stone coating to achieve exactly the look she wanted on the counters, and finally, a pretty sea foam green for the walls. Grand total … $300! Check out tons more lovely details on her website Carly Kmyta.


(special thanks to Better After reader Tara for submitting this!)
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13 Comments

  1. February 9, 2012 / 9:48 PM

    I love it! I just added the same color to one wall in my kitchen last week! 🙂

  2. February 9, 2012 / 9:58 PM

    I always love color on someone else’s walls. I just a chicken. So hats off to Carly.

    ~Bliss~

  3. February 9, 2012 / 10:12 PM

    it is amazing what a little color can do to a room. I love it!

  4. February 9, 2012 / 10:47 PM

    Great transformation. Love what paint can do. So fresh

  5. February 10, 2012 / 3:00 AM

    She has really captured exactly what I want to do with MY kitchen! THanks for sharing this one!

  6. Anonymous
    February 10, 2012 / 10:30 AM

    It`s beautiful, but why almost every US-kitchen is painted white?

  7. February 10, 2012 / 11:34 AM

    I love that color and was thinking about a lighter shade for my living room but I am so chicken. I love the kitchen makeover!

  8. February 10, 2012 / 9:40 PM

    This kitchen is so refreshing! There is nothing like white cabinets to freshen things up. Great job!

  9. February 11, 2012 / 2:24 AM

    The kitchen looks amazing and for only $300 bucks! Gotta love the wonders of paint.

  10. February 11, 2012 / 10:27 PM

    I love it! So bright and fresh and summery. I bet she walks into that room with a big smile every time now!

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