Here is a before on the kitchen. Key changes for me were getting rid of that ledge separating the kitchen counter from the bar area. That was a fun place to accumulate junk. Also I got rid of the appliance garage in the corner, added some more under-counter lighting, and got a new stove too! The new stove has a glass top which is much nicer than our previous stove with the electric coil elements and drip trays (yuck!). And you can see the plaid wallpaper I had in kitchen had off-white but some of the trim was white. Not a good match.
Here is the after:
Here is the view from kitchen to family room before the changes. The walls were painted in a Ralph Lauren suede which was cool. But I DO NOT miss the dark pine.
Here is the after view. I think the colors make the couch, TV cabinet and pictures just pop. Who's with me on that?
And one last picture to get a better look at the tile backsplash.
Fresh and new - lovin' it. Last step - new curtains!