to this blue-gray. It was really nice to see it all in one even color--whoever painted the kitchen the initial yellow did a terrible job. We're talking painting on electrical outlets and using a different shade on a part of a wall--I'm guessing he was running low on paint and decided to stretch it with some primer?
Also thought it was a good idea to change out the locks.
Which was really quick and easy when replacing similar locks:
Voila! Don't worry we got a silverish bottom lock to match this one:
And decided to go for the frosted glass look with contact paper:
Tada! Light but a degree of privacy:
Also updated the cabinet handles (old one is on left, updated, simpler contemporary one that my sister picked out is on right):
And my biggest accomplishment--patching a hole and repainting this stained ceiling:
Downside--pushing the fridge aside to paint the wall behind and discover that the mouse-shaped dust ball is in fact, a mouse, albeit a dead and dessicated one. I know, barf.
One of the better discoveries was finding this Willie Nelson CD among Mom's classical and opera CDs:
Definitely a surprise that put a smile on my face.