My Brighter Coastal Kitchen

 

Hi, how are you? I’ve finally finished the last of the projects from last
Summer’s list, with a few days to spare before it’s officially Summer again.
I painted my hall tree white as well as the other half of my kitchen walls.
Did you know that I found this hall tree at yard sale for 25 dollars? (No, it’s not a real antique). But still, nice price!

Here is the before picture. My kitchen doesn’t receive a lot of natural light.

Sometimes it just looks way too dark, even with light beige paint on the walls.

Wow, big difference huh?

I also used satin paint instead of flat to help reflect light.

I sanded it with ruff sandpaper when I finished painting.

It brought out the detail even more than the white paint alone.

I’m glad I redid my wall sconce, it makes the corner beachier looking.

Now it’s perfect for hanging some of my Summer hats and beach totes.

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  1. Wow! What a ginormous difference, Mary! I love all the white now in your kitchen! Great job!!! And that hall tree is just gorgoeous – especially with all of your beachy items on it. 🙂

    xoxo laurie

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  2. Congratulations on yours 77th Masterpiece Monday!
    You did a great job! I love to visit every week!
    Thanks for sharing and hosting!
    Love from Brasil
    Dani

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  3. Having just moved this year to Florida, a scant quarter mile from the Gulf, I am enamored with all things beachy. Your blog was a joy to find! I'm your newest follower and Masterpiece Monday participant.

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  4. Hi Mary,
    Thanks for featuring my halltree!! I love seeing yours, yep white is amazing!! I know you are as happy with the change as me:-) Great accessorizing, beach ready!!
    Happy Monday:-)
    Bella

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