Stretch Above the Eaves A small kitchen feels much bigger after a remodeling project reveals the slope of the roof. A triangular window adds to the brightness. Cabinets in basic white pair with yellow, green, and a touch of red for a lively cottage-inspired color scheme. Decor, Bright Kitchens, Ideas, Grandma Kitchens, Cottages Kitchens, Kitchens Curtains, Cheery Kitchens, Cheer Kitchens, Cottage Kitchens
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cabinet fronts-mixed finishes. Lived with open shelving, prefer cabinets with glass or wire fronts for the top. Much easier to live with and still get an open feel. This is a very pretty space.
Problem: Plain white window treatments Solution: Customize window treatments with text. Print letters in your favorite font and transfer them to the window shade by tracing the letters with a fabric marker. This technique also works with simple clip art illustrations.
Glass Blocks If you have a dull, dark kitchen, consider installing windows in the backsplash area to bring in natural light. If the view is unattractive or the kitchen is an interior room, install glass blocks in place of the backsplash. At 5-1/2 feet long, this kitchen's glass-block backsplash maintains privacy and lets in natural light without sacrificing upper-cabinet storage.