I'm still working on some little projects in the kitchen, somehow, while going through it all, I went looking for some pictures to see the difference those small changes are bringing. The picture above is how it looked after the big kitchen makeover, as I told you before, the look I was going for was of a modern kitchen with lots of white and dark tones.
Then, in order to open it up a bit, I changed the chairs in the breakfast area, the previous ones were too high, took off one of the upper cabinet doors and installed a plate rack. I liked that change!
But, somehow it looked weird, no symmetry with one cabinet on one side of the range opened and the other still closed.
Even my husband told me to get rid of that door. He's learning :D
I didn't want to relocate my measuring cups and spoons again. :/
But, ha, after painting the kitchen island I just continued with that task.
The contents inside that cabinet were switched with the ones in the corner cabinet.
Hey, that's my daughter cleaning her eye glasses.
Buuuuuuut.... They still looked like two door-less cabinets! So, I went to my scrap wood pile and got two pieces of 1 x 3's cut them to the size of each opening and transferred this round design onto the wood.
Cut them out with the BladeRunner, though you can use a jigsaw.
After sanding them smooth, painting them, and...
Drilling pocket holes, they were attached to the upper frames of the cabinets.
After caulking and another coat of paint, this is how they look.
I think is better, not perfect. The width of the cabinets drives me crazy, the arches look so different!
Anyhow, I'm going to live with them and see. I didn't glue them, in case I want to change them. ;)
For now, I'm gonna love them!
This next pic is the metamorphosis they've experienced.
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