Before and After Kitchen Reveal! WOW! (More pics added!)

They call the kitchen the “heart of the home”, and in our case, this heart was about to have a full blown Heart Attack! Get the nitro ready. Ouch! This kitchen (well, the whole house really) was in such distress. Thankfully, I have always been able to look past the ugly and see the “could be”, so I had big dreams for this space.
Ok. Besides the layout (which is certainly a vital part), there is NOTHING about this space that I like. Notta. Zilch. I am still hung up on the trim and door colors. In what world was that color ever acceptable?!?! Anywho- with some work, this space would soon be a beautiful space that we could be proud of.

This kitchen renovation was honestly very reasonable. After ALL was said and done (including the flooring), we came in around $4500! For all that was done, I think we did pretty darn good! (List of all that was done is on my website)

This is our kitchen NOW!
I could not be happier with this lively, fun kitchen! I LOVE the walls (Valspar Gentle Wave) and the way it makes the white just pop! It truly is a happy space where I enjoy being. I am still amazed at the transformation.

What do you think? Does an aqua kitchen appeal to you?

*For more details on this make-over, as well as some other room renovations in this home...visit
Brooke Riley-Re-Fabbed
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  • Diane Diane on Dec 27, 2015
    Beautiful !!! I will bet the owner wishes they had done this makeover years ago.

  • Sherry Taylor- Petten Sherry Taylor- Petten on Jun 12, 2017
    we refinished our kitchen cupboards using Rustoleum's cabinet restoration kit....would use it again in a colour on kitchen walls is Paris from Rona