Fresh Paint: Giving a Kitchen New Life

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Nothing improves the appearance of a room quite like a fresh coat of paint. I was thrilled to team up with HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams for this blog post. I had been thinking about repainting our kitchen for a while now, it felt a little drab. A few of the walls were almost a light pink/gray with a white border near the ceiling. Then there was a cabinet/hallway area and rest of the kitchen that was sort of white. To top it off, the previous paint job had missed some spots and the perfectionist in me noticed it whenever I walked into the kitchen. The harmony was missing. I knew a light and bright paint would make the space feel clean and inviting.

The 2018 Color Collections of the Year by HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams are amazing. These four designer-inspired Color Collections are unique to HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams with palettes of 8 colors that work together in any combination. All you have to do is choose the designer-inspired look you want to achieve from themes like Next Journey, Future Thinker, Thoughtful Living or Individual Mix.

I headed to Lowe’s and picked up Greek Villa (HGSW4030) a color from Thoughtful Living, one of the HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color Collections of the Year.

Sherwin-Williams INFINITY Interior Paint and Primer

Don’t forget to pick up brushes, a roller, paint tray, tape, and any other essentials.

Purdy paint rollers and brushes

Here is the kitchen cabinet/hall before painting.

cabinets before I wasn’t a fan of the brown cabinets (especially since the rest of the cabinets were painted a different color) or how someone had painted around the top handles and didn’t remove them. I got to work and started behind the counter and under the cabinets. It was looking better already.

painting the cabinets before

Greek Villa (HGSW4030) was doing wonders to the space.

kitchen cabinets with a fresh coat of paint

All done and much better!

kitchen cabinets after

I would love to do something with the counter now that the rest of the area looks so great.

Meanwhile, this is what the rest of the kitchen looked like. I continued painting and brightening up the room.

BEFORE painting the kitchen photos

The transformation after painting over the border was amazing. The room appeared cleaner and larger without the distracting border on top.

light and bright

With four on-trend 2018 Color Collections of the Year from HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams, it’s easier than ever to bring harmony to your home. Each Color Collection has a range of colors that go together in any combination, helping take the guesswork out of choosing color and giving your home a sense of room-to-room harmony. You can also use your dedicated Color Collection to inspire more than just paint colors! Look for similar hues in the upholstery, artwork, and other pieces you decorate with for a perfectly coordinated look.

kitchen looking fresh and beautiful

If you want to start your year off right, do a home improvement project with one of the four 2018 Color Collections of The Year in your own home.

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