{friday finds: kitchen intel from cottage modern}


Free standing island painted Chelsea Gray by Benjamin Moore

Cottage Modern

I’ve been mentally gearing up (for years) to tackle a small-scale kitchen remodel. Is that an oxymoron? According to a sticker on the inside of a darkly stained cupboard the kitchen was remodeled sometime in the 80′s.

Looking for kitchen clarity, I find myself revisiting the blog Cottage Modern. Written by a designer who specializes in kitchen and baths, Kristen has tons of kitchen intel, photos, trends, plus her own fabulous kitchen remodel. I glommed on to this line from What To Do if Your Kitchen Isn’t White… I think it’s always smart to embrace what you have and work with it, not against it.  There’s nothing worse than a wood kitchen that looks like its trying to be a white kitchen. Bingo! Sounds like my kitchen.

Here’s the link to Cottage Modern to find out more about Kristen and her work. Also, when Kristen’s not slaving away in a kitchen, you may find her in this adorable nursery, which was featured in last week’s post on Decorating with Maps.

Have a grand weekend!

One Response to “{friday finds: kitchen intel from cottage modern}”

  1. Kristen Says:

    Thank you so much for this feature! This is Kristen from CottageModern, and I’m so glad that you find some of my thoughts and ramblings on kitchen and bath design helpful! Thanks again–so much appreciated.


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