Above: "The lacquered Union Jack is a nod to the British tea-time tradition," Bloom says. "To create the mural, we removed the upper cupboards from the wall, covered it in plywood sheeting, and nailed strips of oak on top, which we then painted. We used Benjamin Moore Navajo White paint, a khaki- and kohl-colored stain, and then covered it in a high gloss lacquer to create a subtle sheen."
by Sarah Lonsdale
A vintage butler pantry morphs into a modern-day galley kitchen—with an artful Union Jack mural and dip-dyed cutting boards as wall art.