5 Kitchen Renovations That Restore The Room’s Liveliness

The balance between function and style is tricky to achieve in the case of the kitchen. Every once in a while, this space needs a complete makeover in order to restore this balance. These 5 renovations are full of inspiring ideas and wonderful examples of how both function and style can coexist.

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What used to be a kitchen defined mostly by wooden accents and an overall outdated look has become a modern and fresh space. The walls were painted white and the wooden furniture became bright aqua. The white countertops maintain this balance of color. The upper cabinetry was replaced with a few open shelves, a lot more practical and modern.{found on stylishpatina}.

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Most of the furniture in this case was preserved. The lower cabinetry and built-in table extension were painted dark grey while the upper cabinets were partly painted white or replaced with open shelves. There’s a really nice contrast between the upper and lower portion of the kitchen and the balance is maintained by the subtle wood accents.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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A similar transformation occurred here as well. The light vs dark combination is refreshing, even though stronger than the one previously featured by the kitchen. What’s really refreshing is the fact that the whole upper section is white. This makes the room feel brighter and more spacious.{found on lovetaza}.

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The style was preserved but the color palette changed drastically. Once again, the preferred replacement shade is a light color which makes the large cabinetry wall look less imposing and overwhelming. Before, there was wood everywhere except for the countertop which was white. After, the balance in completely opposite.{found on untamedperspective}.

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Sometimes the best way to change the ambiance in the kitchen and make it more functional is by getting rid of stuff. The robust kitchen island was replaced with a white table still able to serve the same purpose, the giant hood was replaced with two chic pendant lamps ad most of the cabinetry became open shelves. All that wood was discarded in favor of a brighter palette based on white.{found on marcusdesigninc}.