Kitchen Makeover ~ My Inspiration

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Today I wanted to share the inspiration that has been guiding my home makeover project.

The first room I decided to tackle was the kitchen, as after all this is the hub of any home.  Mine has now had a complete makevover in an industrial salvage style, yet with a chic, sophisticated edge. No mean feat when on a miniscule budget.

I gave the kitchen cupboards a revamp in ‘Soft Steel’ makeover paint, a lovely muted colour that looks really fresh and contemporary.

For the main walls I went bold with ‘Slate Grey’. It’s gives a really nice contrast to the lighter cupboards and works perfectly with the new slate floor, as well as looking really crisp against the white woodwork.

 

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What I’d really love to do now is throw in a few splashes of an accent colour. I’m thinking purple will work really well against the calming and neutral grey. So I’m hoping to gather a refined set of kitchen accessories in this hue over the next few months.

For now I’ll be adding a few homely features, such as herb pots to run along the windowsill as well as the most essential part of my kitchen: the chalkboard planner. From writing the weekly food shop to recipe ideas and little messages to one another. My chalkboard is sacred and will be making a reappearance in the new kitchen.

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So for all of you tackling the home DIY projects like I am, how are you finding it? Do you need a hug, as I know I do! I ache all over, but I am loving every second of transforming my home. Don’t forget I love a natter so if you have any stories to share, tips and tricks that will help me along the way or finds you think I should not be missing out on then please do pop a comment in the box below.

Happy decorating.

 

Michelle xx

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