It’s dark, with only one small window above the sink and the brown countertops leave a lot to be desired.
Rather than compete with it, last summer I took a cue from Martha Stewart’s Turkey Hill kitchens.
"I've seen people use hardware that looks like forks and spoons or mini chickens.
Those options are fun, but they get old fast," Scott warns.2. Kristy Kropat, an interior designer based in San Francisco, recently moved into a new home, but she didn't love the kitchen.
Our kitchen is like so many – it’s filled with 80’s oak cabinets, okay, veneer cabinets and soffits, which make the room appear smaller.Look for colorful options or Scott's favorite, a brushed nickel finish.But resist the temptation to get something too personal or cutesy.We also painted the walls in a soft cream to blend with the backsplash.It made the kitchen instantly appear larger and fresher.