The Somewhat Big Reveal

Mind you, I still have touch ups and places to paint (like behind the stove, but here’s the before:

kitchen 006









And here’s the after:

kitchen after 1

kitchen after 4

kitchen after 3










What do you think?

For those who asked…..

The curtains were made from a shower curtain I got at Target

The color is New Avocado from Lowe’s Valspar paint.

Oh, and my hand is much better, thank you!


Wow! I love it! The counter tops, curtains, wall color....everything looks really great Barbara. I'd say it was worth every hole in your hand. How is the hand today, by the way?
Where did you find the fabric and what is the name of the paint color?
Marianne Pysh said…
I think it looks absolutely fabulous! I really like the way the green makes the cabinets and counter pop! I'm sure you're loving being in there, there's nothing like a bright coat of paint to inspire you in a room!
Dolores said…
I love it!!!!! You did a great job of choosing your colors, it looks very cheerful. It's amazing the difference in the before and after..... I betcha you're going to enjoy this new look!!
Wendy said…
Love the green! I think it looks cool. :)
fromsophiesview said…
woof woof..that's 2 woofs up! mmm love that New Avocado green! PS.. glad you like my REDS!
We love it too. We love the colors, and all that you did makes it looks so cozy and cute.
Your a real trooper getting that all completed.
You get a BLUE RIBBON girl!!
love it,,, love it
Great job. When are you coming over with your tool belt?
Benny & Lily
It looks great! We love the avocado! It's a nice warm color!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch
It's gorgeous. Having grown up in the 70's with "avocado green" and "harvest gold" everywhere in our house, I'd have never picked that color. But after seeing it on your walls, I'd sure reconsider. I love it. Good job!
Mack said…
I see you are quite the DIYer! Your kitchen looks fabulous!

So glad to hear your paw...err I mean hand is better.

3 doxies said…
I am SERIOUSLY lovin' da color there! Now you did a super duper job withs da whole thing...down to da shower curtain...very clever!

Golden Samantha said…
Wow - you made a big difference - I am so impressed! It all comes together beautifully! Great job and I bet it's more fun cooking there now!!! Glad your hand is better!
Hugs xoxoxo
Sammie and Avalon
Dexter said…
Wow! That looks great. Super use of color and the shower curtain curtains.

Mango Momma
Fantastic!! Wish my Mommy was talented like that.

I love it!!! You did an amazing job. The color is similar to the color of my bedroom. And the drapes - too cute! Very clever to sew them from a shower curtain - they come in so many cute patterns. Thanks for sharing your pics :)
I know firsthand how happy a kitchen makeover can make you!
great job.
thanks for linking up!

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