I am still not finished painting my kitchen island... let me rephrase that, the island is painted, but the doors and drawers are not yet painted, and of course I still need to distress it. Since my friends and family have been
I purchased a metal scroll piece (sorry, I don't know what it is called) at Hobby Lobby (half off, of course), and asked my tile guy if he could hang it on the tile and build a frame around it. I absolutely LOVE how this turned out.
How about a before shot first (yes, the tiles on the counter and backsplash are indeed the same tiles that were used on the floor):
I really love how the light seems to highlight it... like we planned it that way (we didn't, that was just a bonus).
On to the island.... here is what we started with:
Here it is with granite and the legs added (love these legs)
and here it is with the brown paint... keep in mind I still need to distress it.
The corbels have not been painted yet either. I think I have decided to paint them the same color as the island... unless I change my mind again. :-) I hope to have it all finished by the end of the week. Wish me luck.
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