Client Design Reveal :: Kitchen Design Transformation

Today I’m excited to be sharing a client’s eat-in kitchen that was recently updated. I’ve provided before and after pictures so you can see the kitchen design transformation. It’s quite dramatic.

Kitchen Design Update with Carrara Marble Countertops

In the kitchen the counters and backsplash were replace with gorgeous carrara marble. The gray veining is really beautiful. The island originally didn’t allow for seating, so we extended the marble and provided space for three barstools. The base of the island was painted a stoney gray to provide contrast with the white marble.

Other updates in the kitchen included new cabinetry hardware, a pair of pendant lights and an under-mount sink in stainless steel.  The cabinetry, flooring and appliances all remained the same.

cararra marble kitchen islandcarrara marble kitchen counters

To maximize the space in the dining area, I had a custom L shaped bench created (with storage drawers of course!). It is topped with a kid-friendly vinyl cushion in a metallic silver.  A rectangular trestle table and bright yellow ladder back chairs were also added so that the whole family can enjoy the space.

yellow and gray great room kitchen nook

The family was thinking of moving to a new home, but after the kitchen was updated they decided to stay. It makes me so happy to think I helped a client love their home.

I have more pictures of this clients home that I’ll be sharing soon!

A big thank you to Michaela and Summer for helping me with the photoshoot!

– Cristin

*Photo Credit: PlumLily


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10 Responses to Client Design Reveal :: Kitchen Design Transformation

  1. Maggie November 8, 2012 at 4:14 am #

    What a difference! I love the bench that includes hidden storage. Will you please tell me where you found the fabric for honeycomb print pillow?

    • admin November 11, 2012 at 8:24 am #

      Thanks so much! The pillow was a One Kings Lane purchase. xo cristin

  2. Stephanie@cre8tive November 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm #

    OH wow that is a beautiful transformation. I love the marble island and how you used it for the backsplash. It really is a stunning kitchen, elegant, inviting and classy and swoon worthy for sure. I bet they love their new space.

  3. Sonja October 31, 2012 at 6:22 am #

    What a transformation! I love the stools and the wine rack built into the island. I’m jealous 🙂

  4. moi October 30, 2012 at 4:55 pm #

    Please, can you tell me about the shade over the sink window…I’ve been looking for one just like that.

    Thank you so much.

    • admin November 1, 2012 at 10:24 am #

      Thanks so much! Let me look into the shade …. the homeowner selected it a few years ago.

  5. natasha {schue love} October 29, 2012 at 9:25 pm #

    WOW! Looks amazing! I especially love the island and stools! Great job!!

  6. Emily A. Clark October 29, 2012 at 8:47 pm #

    So pretty! Looks like a happy house 🙂

  7. Laura October 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm #

    Love the makeover! The marble is gorgeous and the built-in breakfast area is super fun. Great job!


  8. Sabrina Kennealy October 29, 2012 at 1:10 pm #

    very nice job! I love the marble but I worry with kids and staining. I love what you did with the entire seating area doubled it.