I gave in and went to Lowe's. What a relief! Someone came out and measured the kitchen! Now I don't have to worry that I did it all wrong. Someone else may have, but it isn't my doing.
actually pick the tile "Silestone - Tea Leaf" for the countertops after
going with a couple other options in my head. At the last minute,
though, I ran back to "Tea Leaf" with it's combination of greens, sand
The cabinets went from "Diamond" in a "Fired Brick"
color, to "Schuler" in a "Saffron" color. I picked the Tiffany style
door. I had come across this combination a couple of weeks ago and
tried all sorts of other combinations in my mind before coming back to
the Tiffany door in a classic yellow.
The change from the dark
blue or the brick colors came about when I started to picture it with
the white appliances. It seemed like it would end up being a
checkerboard effect with the dark and white repeat across the room, and
might just be too dark for a small room. The yellow would be much more
subtle a difference, and very cheery, and enlarging the look of the
We are changing the flooring in the kitchen from wood to
tile. Not sure which tile yet. But there had been a leak in the roof
that came down into the kitchen and got under the flooring. I don't
like the feel of the floor now. It seems to be punky, so we are taking
it up and putting down tile. I want it to be cheery, too! So I'm on a
hunt now for tiles!
No images will upload today... must be too foggy here...
I'll try again later when the tide is in.