Kitchen Flip: Classic Meets Contemporary

Designer Mary Beth Hartgrove updates a kitchen by blending contemporary and traditional styles to reflect the homeowners' tastes.
By: Lillian Hayes Martin

Cool Elements

Designer Mary Beth Hartgrove uses rectangular ceramic and crushed glass tiles to frame the cooktop. The homeowners picked out a stainless steel hood that adds interest and texture.

Old Design

The original kitchen cabinets and dated backsplash did not reflect the homeowners' individual style.

Transitional Aesthetic

The dark wooden island and sleek, shiny surfaces combine to create a balance of old and new.

Mix and Match

Cream Shaker-style cabinets balance the kitchen's contemporary vibe.

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