white kitchen island

This will be a short and sweet update.  I really need to bang out some cabinet doors today.
I have two doors that are completed, hung, and being admired profusely.
:)

Here's a couple pictures of the island with some before pictures to show where we've come from:



Amazing! It took a lot of work to add in all of those little strips of moulding, caulking, and paint, but it is so worth it.  Every time I walk into the kitchen now I just stop and smile.

Beefing up the base moulding has made a huge difference.  I am so glad we did it!


You can also see in this photo the difference in painting our post white- it blends in so much better now instead of being an 'accent' to the kitchen.  That wasn't my intention in the first place, I just didn't know what to do with it when I went green:  (mid paint stage)


So good to see some real progress!

I had an amazing thrifting day in Portland yesterday. We made four stops, and I got some really fun things. A couple of them for our nook, which will be the next stop on this crazy train.
Hoping to be able to photograph some of it this weekend if I can find room to do it.

Have a great weekend!

17 comments

  1. That looks just beautiful, Denise...a wonderful transformation!

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  2. Uh oh! You've made me want to paint ours white now! {Btw, we just painted it black! Ha!}

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  3. Your island looks fantastic....don`t you love just doing this stuff. Your blog is lovely by the way.

    My best, Sheryl from Vancouver Island

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  4. It looks fabulous! The added molding really does add so much to the overall effect! You must be proud of your accomplishment! It's beautiful!

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  5. I sooooo know what you mean by "walking" into the room and just beaming at your hard work that has turned out just as you wanted it to. I looks amazing, I can't wait to see the total finished photos!

    ~Shanon

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  6. HOLY COW!!!!!!! DENISE! This looks unbelievable!! You guys have done such an awesome job! Can't wait to see the big reveal of the entire kitchen!

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  7. looks great!!!...you are a busy bee...Mariaelena

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  8. It looks great! Good choice to add the embellishments.

    Have a great day.
    Pam

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  9. Came out even better than I could have pictured!

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  10. Looks SO good! We need to talk b/c I want all the details on how you've been doing your painting! Can't wait to see the finished product!

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  11. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I love the transformation and look forward to seeing it all come together!

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  12. Love the transformation. The white really pops your island! I write a blog called "Making Your Home Sing".
    Check it out! I'm now following your blog.

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