Skip Nav
Queen Elizabeth II
Here's What the $460 Million Updates to Buckingham Palace Will Include
Real Estate
You Have to See the Most Expensive House in the US to Believe How Extra It Is
magnolia market
Chip and Joanna Gaines's Other Business Is a Surprise to Even Fans

Before and After: Cramped and Dated to Open and Modern

This designer/contractor-owned home, which was featured in This Old House, was blemished with a small, dated kitchen that was closed off except for a doorway and a counter window. It also lacked good counter space. The owners decided to knock down the dividing wall, update the amenities with simple, streamlined selections, and infuse the space with bright color. The resulting space is open, vibrant, and modern — and a far cry from its icky roots. To see the kitchen after its renovation,

.

Is that a brilliant makeover, or what? I love the contemporary bamboo base cabinets and kitchen island, and perky green paint.
Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
xtsr xtsr 8 years
My first reaction: "NO WAY!". The new look is fresh and practical! I love it.
CoralAmber CoralAmber 8 years
Love, love, love the apple green
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 8 years
WOW. That's inspiring.
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 8 years
WOW. That's inspiring.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
AMAZING transformation
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
AMAZING transformation
kathili kathili 8 years
This is an amazing renovation, though the colors make me feel like the jungle sprung up inside. It's always really refreshing seeing what potential a space can have.
tiabia tiabia 8 years
FABULOUS!!!!
tiabia tiabia 8 years
FABULOUS!!!!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
Wow! Really nice.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
Wow! Really nice.
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
Wow. Hard to believe it is even the same place!
nancita nancita 8 years
I love the green shade. I can't even believe this is the same place!
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 8 years
Very nice!!
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 8 years
Very nice!!
julieulie julieulie 8 years
YES, PLEASE! Maybe not the bamboo cabinets, but I absolutely LOVE everything else about it!
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Gorgeous!
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Gorgeous!
katedavis katedavis 8 years
I would never have thought to put this all together, but I think it's great!
Chip and Joanna Gaines Kitchen Organization Tips
Black Doors
Before and After: Kitchen Update
Ikea Lampshade Block-Printing DIY
Julia Child's Home in Provence, France, For Sale
Small Apartment Makeover Pictures With Kyle Schuneman
Blogger Home Makeover
A Summer-Inspired Screen Porch Makeover
5 Common Myths About Going Green at Home
New York Small Home Renovation Pictures
From Our Partners
Latest Home & Garden
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds