Ahhhhhhh, white. How I love white! Especially in a beach kitchen.
The kitchen in my beach cottage went through a major remodel a few years ago by a previous decorator/owner. She has phenomenal taste and chose beautiful, classic materials for an all-white kitchen.
But it wasn't always like that......
One day, I was playing around on my computer doing a search of my cottage address and couldn't believe what popped up --it's amazing what you can find on the internet! I found pictures of what my house originally looked like back in the 1990's went it was first built.
Here's what the kitchen looked like BEFORE the major renovation by another owner:
Yes, I know what you are thinking! I thought the same thing when I found this photo (most likely an old real estate listing photo circa 1990's). I think I would have run from the house if it looked like this today, never to return. Builder grade cabinets, white tile countertops....and the floor tiles -- what color are they anyway? Green and.....pink? Pink?! (*shudders*)
Thank goodness I did not have to tackle the remodeling of the kitchen. If I had to hand pick materials for the kitchen, I would have picked exactly what is currently here. I love everything about it, from the white subway tiles, the marble countertops, the hardwood floor, the glass cabinets, the farmhouse sink, beadboard island, and the stainless steel appliances. Perfection!
Here is my kitchen today as I am settling in and adding my own touches......partially decluttered of previous owners' decor and kitchen items. (I still have to tackle the glass cabinets, purge, and make them pretty and organized. The cabinets are packed with things that are outdated or not needed, so that is a project that needs my immediate attention.
And you can't beat the view from the kitchen sink window! I can wash dishes and enjoy the water view at the same time. I love my kitchen!
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