Warm, Earthy Kitchen

Designer Cheryl Balintfy turned a 1940s kitchen into a warm, inviting, earth-toned space.
By: Lillian Hayes Martin

Photo By: Johnny Stevens

Photo By: Johnny Stevens

Photo By: Johnny Stevens

Photo By: Johnny Stevens

Photo By: Johnny Stevens

Earth-Tone Elements

Cherry cabinets with an espresso finish, gold-and-brown-toned granite and wood floors create an earth-toned aesthetic.

From: Cheryl Balintfy

Tiny and Cramped Beginnings

A 1940s kitchen, with original cabinets and tile counter, was ready for a remodel.

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Amber Accent Tiles

Amber-colored, 1-inch glass mosaic tiles in the shape of diamonds add interest to budget-friendly porcelain tiles.

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Hard-Working Corner

By varying cabinets and openings, a bookshelf combined with a wine rack makes a dead corner user friendly.

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Whimsical Hardware

Organic circle knobs add a touch of fun to the classic cabinetry.

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Open Cabinets

Seeded glass doors add texture and keep a large bank of cabinets from being boring.

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Unique Design

A pass-through, topped with matching granite, unites the living space with the kitchen and dining room.

From: Cheryl Balintfy