Designer Refiner

Designer Refiner
Here’s a handy checklist to tell if your kitchen is ready for an update:
Does your kitchen have …
A fruit-themed wallpaper border?
ANY type of wallpaper border?
Highlighter-hued ‘accent’ paint?
A single boxy florescent light fixture?
A puny island nary big enough for a cutting board?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any or all of these, then it’s affirmative: your kitchen would benefit from a makeover. Better After reader Rita was well aware that her kitchen was rocking the equivalent of blue eyeliner and teased bangs, so she was happy to finally bring it into this decade.  I love that the layout remained basically the same, obviously there were some good bones under all that fruit!

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  1. May 2, 2012 / 10:19 PM

    Holy cow! That has to be one of the most impressive kitchen makeovers I’ve seen in a long time! I kept scrolling up and down to see all the differences. Amazing!

  2. May 2, 2012 / 11:43 PM

    Great redo!

    And, I discovered your blog while searching for before and afters to help plan my own kitchen reno and it has been soooo helpful. Keep the great insporation coming!

  3. May 3, 2012 / 1:20 AM

    Love it!

  4. May 3, 2012 / 1:27 AM

    Fantastic!!! I love the white with dark counters. 🙂

  5. Anonymous
    May 4, 2012 / 1:35 AM

    Awesome makeover!! Love it!

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