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A Daring, Layered & Moody Yellow Kitchen

yellow kitchen with wood ceiling and shelf with colorful decor and dishes

Welcome to our Palm Springs kitchen! Our heat, inviting, moody yellow kitchen. I’m very happy with how this area got here collectively, particularly whenever you see the stark distinction from the place it began.

kitchen seen through pink arch

The renovation of this kitchen was crucial of all the home, it opened up the house and made it really feel like a real trip dwelling the place you’d wish to loosen up, entertain and spend time with household and associates.

yellow kitchen with brass pot rail and portrait painting on butcher block counters

Along with that, I used to be centered on respiratory historical past and character into this area that felt extra consistent with the character in the remainder of the house and I believe we made that occur. Everybody that has walked in says “Wow this feels so… previous” in one of the best ways and, to me, that’s the greatest praise I might probably obtain!

Creating an Open Structure

Let’s begin with just a few earlier than and afters. Once we bought this home, the kitchen was walled off from the lounge. Whereas this allowed for loads of extra storage, it additionally divided the room very starkly.

blank white wall in house

There are actually advantages to having a separate kitchen, however in a trip dwelling, I felt that we’d need to have the ability to be within the kitchen whereas additionally having fun with the corporate of any visitors and seeing a view straight into the yard. So, the very first thing we did was take away that wall.

Purple couch in yellow room with kitchen behind it

We’re thrilled with not solely how open this made the area, however the way it gave us the chance so as to add a peninsula for an informal eating and entertaining possibility.

Within the under picture, you may see we eliminated the higher cupboards to create a lighter, extra open really feel to the kitchen itself, too.

As a result of this isn’t a foremost residence, the decrease cupboards offered loads of storage. The higher cupboards felt heavy and pointless.

Now, with open shelving and a pot bar, we have now the chance so as to add extra character to the kitchen and retailer useful gadgets that we use daily when there.

yellow kitchen with multicolor rug on terracotta floor

The Excellent Yellow Kitchen Tone

I’ve lengthy needed a yellow kitchen and even tried as soon as and failed on the best way to our blush kitchen. This time, we picked the proper yellow.

The shade is Wildflower Honey from Dunn Edwards. It’s heat, with out being Mac-and-cheese toned, however not oversaturated. It has simply sufficient depth to it to learn moody as an alternative of pastel.

Wicker Baskets | Brass Pot Rail

ochre yellow kitchen walls with shelf and brass pot rail

Glass & Brass Sconces | Brass Pot Rail

Yellow is without doubt one of the hardest colours to get proper. It adjustments a lot in several mild and all through the day. I used my paint shade choice suggestions extensively on this room and the lounge, testing the colour choices on each wall and them at each time of day.

We saved the present decrease cupboards and gave them a contemporary, sturdy coat of a deep cream tone referred to as Most interesting Silk, additionally from Dunn Edwards. Plus, new (previous) {hardware} I discovered second-hand.

decorative plates on yellow wall above yellow chest

You need to discover a shade you’re comfy with in all of the shades it pivots to relying on the sunshine. This Wildflower Honey shade was it for me.

Yellow Kitchen with carved wood door

It additionally turned the proper backdrop for bolder pops of shade within the decor and a seamless monochromatic backdrop for our Dawn Yellow Samsung Bespoke 4-Door French Door Fridge from our companions at Samsung, which we love. There’s a hidden beverage middle behind one of many doorways!

Open Storage & Brass Pot Rails in Kitchens

We added open storage to our earlier kitchen and have been actually pleased with it. We retailer gadgets that we attain for daily, in addition to gadgets we don’t use typically however love and wish to get to get pleasure from, visually, extra typically, too.

yellow kitchen with cream cabinets and wood ceilings

For this area, we went with one lengthy shelf that spanned the again wall. We didn’t have the finances for a customized floating shelf, so I used a easy 2″ x 8′ wooden plank from House Depot, painted to match the wall and put in it with these brass brackets which I hid behind decor on the shelf.

Beneath the shelf, we added a brass pot rail from deVOL Kitchens. It provides a lot age and character and has develop into an awesome spot for holding cooking utensils and dish towels.

art and cutting boards on wall in yellow kitchen

Hand Painted Candles

There have been two extra unusual kitchen gadgets I needed so as to add to this area: including artwork and a desk lamp. The objective of this home was for it to really feel cozy, inviting and prefer it had been there for ages and these classic gadgets make it really feel that manner.

table lamp under shelf in yellow kitchen

Brass Pot Rail | Striped Platter

Including artwork to a shelf in a kitchen provides life and persona to an in any other case utilitarian area. And we’ve discovered within the evenings that we’ll activate that lamp as an alternative of the sconces we put in above the shelf for a comfy and dim supply of sunshine.

yellow kitchen with dark butcher block counters and wood ceilings

Including a Kitchen Peninsula

Eliminating the dividing wall between the kitchen and lounge made room for a protracted peninsula. This fully remodeled how we have been ready to make use of the area and is the very best renovation determination we made.

Yellow kitchen through pink arch

The lengthy peninsula seats 5 and permits for open dialog between this cooking, eating and enjoyable on the sofa.

yellow kitchen with blue and white tiled peninsula and butcher block counters

Wooden Stools | Blue Tile | Wicker Pendant Lights

We selected so as to add a blue Mexican tile to the peninsula that provides a daring pop of sample behind the straightforward wooden stools.

brass pot rail with basket and bougainvillea hanging

Open Weave Baskets

For our counter tops, we needed one thing that felt heat so stone didn’t really feel proper. We determined to make use of butcher block and stain it a customized shade for a walnut look on a finances. It was sealed with Waterlox for cover. They turned out fantastically.

pink pot on stove in yellow kitchen

Pink Pot

Above the peninsula we added two darkish wicker pendants that seamlessly draw your eye as much as the dramatic wooden ceilings.

blue tile peninsula in yellow kitchen

How To Make A Ornamental Plate Wall

An ornamental plate wall is a perfect kitchen assertion wall to create. You’ll be able to simply add to them as they really feel fluid and could be ever altering. It lets you show a set of gorgeous dishes that you simply may not wish to use, however match effectively in a kitchen atmosphere.

Decorative Plate Wall in yellow kitchen

I hung my bowls and ornamental plates utilizing just a few completely different plate hangers.

For a lot of the bowls and plates, I used brass plate hangers from Lowes that may match plates sized 5 1/2″ to 14″. See under for extra recommendations on how you can measure your bowls.

The sizing on the hangers is predicated on the diameter of a flat plate. If you’re utilizing a bowl, it is best to lay the bowl rim aspect down and measure throughout all the again of the bowl, from rim to rim. That measurement will correspond to the dimensions plate hanger you want.

You merely stretch them across the again and hook the plastic coated ends on the rim of your plate or bowl. Then grasp on the hook that comes with the set.

green and blue plates hanging on wall with red flowers

For my largest and heaviest bowl, I used a Show Buddie. They maintain as much as 24″ huge plates, and as much as 10 lbs. This one has a drawstring that tightens the metallic bracket round your bowl.

It comes with detailed directions to observe, and labored nice. They’re much more dear, however have been the one factor I might discover for bowls bigger than 14″.

decorative plate wall in yellow kitchen

I discovered this unimaginable 18th century Scandinavian yellow chest at an architectural salvage retailer and it anchors the ornamental plate wall fantastically. A bit like this, in between a kitchen and eating room, is nice storage for linens and specialty dishes.

woman in green jumpsuit standing in front of yellow wall with decorative plates

This kitchen feels, to me, prefer it’s been right here without end and that’s precisely how I hoped it might really feel.

Images by Jeff Mindell

Kitchen Supply Record

Paint Coloration: Wildflower Honey by Dunn Edwards*

Cupboard Coloration: Most interesting Silk by Dunn Edwards*

Blue & White Tile: Colores de Mexico

Saltillo Tile: Colores de Mexico

Moroccan Rug: MoRugCo

Fridge: Samsung Bespoke 4-Door French Door Fridge in Dawn Yellow*

Sconces: Elk House

Brass Pot Rail: deVOL Kitchens

Wicker Pendants: CB2

Wooden Stools: Goal

Most decor not listed above or all through the submit is classic, second-hand or vintage.

My jumpsuit is from Noble.*

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