: 600x450 px
: June 13, 2018
The island, a 50 year antique bakery fixture, become cleaned, sanded, and placed back into use. To master a mixture of vintage and new, buy antique pieces first, then buy complementary new pieces. There are few matters higher than an outdoor cooked meal and few matters as fun as prepping that meal outside, too.
The gray tiles pick up on the marble countertops and gray shadings of surrounding cabinetry. Traditional cabinetry painted gray partners nicely with industrial elements rendered in shimmering and weathered metals. This kitchen handily illustrates how age old elements, such as Shaker style cabinets, weighty woodwork, and marble surfaces, benefit from pairing with unconventional accessories, like steel factory stools, a zinc topped island, and a whimsical chandelier crafted from silver flatware.