Fresh paint can truly make a room feel new and it's the best value every time. I always like a bit of contrast between cabinets/trim and the walls, and I worry your cabinets will have less punch with white paint. If you're worried about a lack of natural light, think of a bright linen color to fit in with your backsplash but still give you contrast with your woodwork- look to tones with brighter yellow undertones. As to other elements, your functional needs will dictate the direction you take: do you need display space for cookbooks and dish ware? a computer or home office? is the kitchen your only dining space? I would love to see a repurposed long narrow sideboard with character and maybe a dark stain for an island, maybe with a butcher block top that allows for counter seating: you get informal dining, project space and a work surface rolled into one and you're adding a unique piece that could remain in your final reno.
Ways To Revamp Kitchen with Full Reno Coming in Two Years? Good Questions
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