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I have a Cape Cod type home on a 1.25 acre property.  I wish to transform my oak kitchen to a French country kitchen on a small budget.  My floor tile is a grey and light blue tone.  I recently painted my cupboards with Benjamin Moore-Ivory White CC-130 and through most of the main floor walls is Benjamin Moore- Bennington Grey HC-82. My kitchen table is dark oak with cane back chairs.

What would you recommend I do with my kitchen pennisula?  What would you recommend for curtains?

Any advice to update my kitchen would be much appreciated.

Kitchen Cupboards: Oak cupboards painted Ivory WhiteKitchen Cupboards: Oak cupboards painted Ivory White

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joeanna anthony's picture
joeanna anthony

I too find your kitchen good enough. You really dont need to change the color. I find ivory white really nice and it goes well with your kitchen ....

BrianRoberts's picture

Kitchen looks very good.white colour is very nice and sober colour. You can make it more stylish by adding more good kitchen cabinets,worktop etc.

harrisleonard36's picture

Your kitchen looks fine with me. It's simple and nice.

robertshawn's picture

Kitchen is the most important place in our home. Hence, its important to make sure that when we are decorating our home, we are also considering decorating the kitchen in home, with right wall color, lighting, tiles and furniture.

spersaud's picture

Hi Tish_,

Have you considered painting the kitchen peninsula the same colour as your kitchen cabinets?

Cameron MacNeil also gave some great tips for one reader's kitchen that I think might work for yours, too. Read them here. Here are two other kitchens that Cameron shared his ideas for:

There are a few kitchens in this gallery that I find inspiring, including this one.

How about a classic roman shade for the window? Here are a few inspiring photos.

Hope this helps with your brainstorming! Anyone else have suggestions?

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