When Jennifer Lifford, a Canadian blogger and member of the DIY Hometalk website, was prepared to update her 20-year-old kitchen, she planned to update the color and new countertops.
Photo: Roselee RoyKitchen 1 After: Spacious
The result: A clean and fresh kitchen that also seems more spacious. The Simply White white paint by Benjamin Moore reflects the natural light of the kitchen.
Photo: Roselee RoyKitchen 2 Before: Dark Chocolate
When Studio McGee's renovation professionals first saw the kitchen, they immediately warned that the dark color absorbed light from space.
They changed the dark color of the kitchen cabinets a white that reflects the natural light that enters through the windows of the house. The new kitchen now has a fresh and modern style.Kitchen 3 Before: Narrow and boring
When this family of four realized that their kitchen was very narrow and dark, they hired Decorist, an interior design company on-line, to modernize the space.
Photo: Paul Dyer PhotographyKitchen 3 After: White and gray
To create a greater sense of spaciousness, the interior designers painted white (Simply white by Benjamin Moore) the upper and lower gray furniture (Pavillion Gray Farrow & Ball).
Photo: Paul Dyer PhotographyKitchen 4 Before: Outdated and 80's
"Ochentera," as defined by Gina Kirk, the blogger for Is She Ready, her kitchen when she moved into the house in 2008.
Photo: Is She ReadyKitchen 4 After: Modern and two-tone
Gina hired professional painters to paint the kitchen furniture in two shades. The superiors in white (Dove white Bejamin Moore) and the lower ones in gray (Chelsea Gray from Benjamin Moore).
Photo: Is She Ready
When Lindsay Ostrom, author of the blog foodie Pinch of Yum, and her husband Bjork bought this house in 2013, decided that outdated kitchen furniture needed an urgent restoration.
Photo: Pinch of YumKitchen 5 After: An open space
The couple changed the walls to integrate the kitchen into the living room, installed new cabinets and changed the countertops to have a white kitchen that reflects the natural light of the two windows.
Photo: Pinch of YumKitchen 6 Before: Dark and sad
When Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, the bloggers of A Beautiful Mess, set out to reform this house of the Habitat for Humanity project, they saw that the wooden kitchen furniture made the space seem smaller.
Photo: A Beautiful MessKitchen 6 After: Fresh and clean
The team looked for a white color for the walls and cabinets and bright retro tiles.
Photo: A Beautiful MessKitchen 7 Before: Outdated
After living in her home for 20 years, actress Christina Applegate loved every corner of her, except the kitchen. The interior design company Laurel & Wolf helped him get a clean and modern kitchen, very different from the "deplorable" space he had.
Jessica Today, interior designer at Lauren & Wolf, created a new space with white furniture and accessories to achieve a functional, refined and functional kitchen. family-friendlyKitchen 8 Before: Brown on brown
When the owner of this house considered the reform of the kitchen, designer Griffin Carrick of Havenly decided that he had to change the furniture to update the kitchen.
Photo: HavenlyKitchen 8 After: White and bright
Carrick updated the furniture with a bright white (Decorator's White by bejamin Moore) to give the space a cleaner and more elegant aesthetic.
When Shawn Syphus, from the I Wash You Dry blog, bought this house, he knew that he had to reform the kitchen before even signing the papers.
Photo: Shawn SyphusKitchen 9 After: The best of the house
Shawn spent most of his budget on custom white furniture. The tiles add a subtle touch of color that highlights the color of the kitchen furniture.
Photo: Shawn SyphusKitchen 10 Before: Too classic
The Home Depot blog team wanted to reform this kitchen by giving the furniture an updated style without having to change them.
Photo: The Home Depot and Rust-OleumKitchen 10 After: Unique
The team painted the upper furniture in pure white and the lower ones in gray, and a side with slate paint.
Photo: The Home Depot and Rust-OleumKitchen 11 Before: An urgent reform
When Elisha Albretsen, the blogger of Pneumatic Addict, decided to renovate her home kitchen, she knew that old wooden furniture needed an update.
Photo: Pneumatic AddictKitchen 11 After: Fresh and bright
Albretsen illuminated and visually expanded the kitchen replacing the furniture and painting them with white Snowbound from Sherwin Williams.
Photo: Pneumatic Addict
Via: House Beautiful US