I have been having a lot of fun with my new beachy green accent color. It has spread to the kitchen now!
I have one small can light above my sink in my kitchen and have seen those conversion kits that allow you to put in a pendant. So I bought one and put it up. It was a bare bulb for a couple weeks until I found this basket at GW.We used the Dremel to cut out a hole to hold the basket on the light.
I really like the rustic look of it, but I have so many browns that I felt like it needed to have some color to is, so I used my latest favoritest color! It is a light greenish blue. It makes me think beachy green.
I used this same color on my “Our Family” sign and photo mats.
On the basket I spray painted the inside white to help reflect the light and dry brushed the beachy green over the reddish brown.
I like the pop of color that it added and the rustic charm of the basket.
I also added some color to my painted tile back splash. The browns and tans and whites were used to bring together the colors in my kitchen.
I was ready for a little bold color so I added a few beachy green “tiles”.
I may be adding some black “tiles” in the backsplash or maybe replace the dark brown with the black after I get the island and bench painted. We will see!!!
I even added an EAT sign on the soffit in the accent color…
I cut the letters out of cardboard that I stacked and glued. I used a band saw to make the actual cuts. The newspaper covers the ribbed edges of the cardboard and was mod-podged on.
Now if I wasn’t so afraid – I would paint my small kitchen island the beachy green color!
I am afraid that I will grow tired of it because it is a rather trendy color, so I think that I will stick with the original plan of painting the island black. I like to paint but the smaller things are much easier to change!
So, a few spring-like updates for the kitchen make me happy and give me something new to look at and enjoy daily! Plus I’m hosting Mother’s Day at our house, so I like to make a few updates!
Does anyone else do that? Add a bunch of stress by trying to make changes before a big event at your home? It drives my husband crazy – he just can’t understand!!! I agree that it makes for more stress, but it also forces me to get some things that I wanted to do done, and right away!
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