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4 Kitchen Makeover Ideas That Turn Dark and Dreary Into Bright and Cheery

From: Martha Stewart

Are you thinking ahead to cooking colorful summer meals for your family and friends? With winter’s departure and spring’s arrival, now is the time to remodel your kitchen! Let these 4 kitchen remodeling ideas by professional interior designers inspire you to brighten up your kitchen just in time for easy summer time entertaining.


Florida-based interior designer Cheryl Nagle Kees Clendenon of In Detail Interiors was asked by her client to design a bright white kitchen to show off their colorful dinnerware. They also wanted to accommodate large gatherings of their friends who often come over for buffet-style meals that are so popular in their beachfront community during the summer.


To give her clients what they desired, Clendenon first tore out the old dark cabinetry and replaced it with bright white, glass enclosed cabinetry to showcase her client’s collection of colorful dinnerware and pottery. Then, she created plenty of extra surface space so they could cook and entertain, Florida style! Notice how easily seen and accessible everything is now — making it much easier for this client’s grandchildren and friends to join in on the fun!

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