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Sleek & Sophisticated Kitchen

Paint your bulletin board to add a dash of colour.

This compact kitchen used to be crowded and dysfunctional, with a jumble of cabinets, little storage and a bad layout. A fresh coat of white paint brightens up the space; the island is placed to allow for easy traffic flow and cleverly incorporates a built-in microwave and dishwasher. 

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  • Photographer: Mark Burstyn
  • Source: House & Home Makeovers 2011
  • Products: Cabinets, appliances, hardware, countertop, installation, Ikea; radiator, American Fine Products; windows, Jeld-Wen; blind fabric, Primavera;wall colour, White Dove (OC-17), corkboard colour, Split Pea (2146-30), Benjamin Moore.
  • Designer: Erin Feasby

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