It’s really wonderful to have Julie Smith of Jula Cole Design (previously featured here) back on HomeBunch. I am feeling very inspired by this designer’s fresh approach and this kitchen design should inspire you, especially if you’re loving this new kitchen trend: painted cabinets mixed with stained wood.
Here, the designer shares more details about this kitchen renovation:
“This was a fully gutted kitchen and living room renovation. The home was stuck in the early 2000’s with maple cabinets and old-school granite. The clients were craving a fun tile which was the inspiration for the project. I chose a Tabarka tile with a fun pattern and built everything around that. I wanted to make sure I was adding lots of wood to add warmth and ground the space as the ceilings were more than 11’. The oversize pendants were another element we used to play with scale.” – Julie Smith of Jula Cole Design.
This recently-renovated kitchen features a balanced combination of stained wood and painted cabinets with black accents.
Wood Cabinets: Custom stained Alder and White Oak. The custom stain color took a few times to reach the perfect shade. I think that Julie has found a really special color for this kitchen. It feels modern, clean without being too trendy. I couldn’t get tired of it!
White Cabinet Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Simply White”.
The kitchen island extends to an eating area. Overhang is 54”.
Counterstools: here – Others: here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here & here (New!).
Countertop is Granite; Sienna Mist honed.
Vase Filler: Dried Plume Reed Bouquet.
Vase: here – similar
Kitchen pendants are Visual Comfort Halle pendant – similar here.
Sconce: Charlton Sconce.
Island dimensions: 125 L” x 45 W”
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Cabinet Hardware: Top Knobs Pull & Knobs in “Matte Black”. They work perfectly with the white and stained cabinets.
Everything is within reach and well-planned in this kitchen. Notice the practical layout of the appliances.
What a beautiful combination of Black Granite with Black and Grey handmade tile.
Kitchen Sink: here, here & here – similar.
Rug: Loloi – Others: here, here, here, here, here & here.
Faucet is by Brizo.
This kitchen also features a custom integrated tiled appliance garage.
Cabinet doors beautifully conceal the appliance garage, where you can also use to store breads. 😉
Backsplash is Tabarka tile Rue DE Rosier. The Terracotta tiles are hand-painted.
Beautiful & Unique Tiles: here, here, here & here.
The kitchen opens into a bright Family room with comfortable furniture.
Paint color is “Benjamin Moore OC-117 Simply White”.
The Marble fireplace features custom White Oak mantel. Gorgeous!
Tile: here – similar.
Custom cane cabinet doors conceal electronics.
Cabinet Hardware: Top Knobs.
On the opposite side, you will find a lower cabinet with custom-stained White Oak top and floating shelves.
Beautiful Vases (Many Sizes): here, here, here, here, here, here, here & here.
This family room feels really beautiful without feeling too precious. I love the idea of having a large sectional in a darker fabric. It’s very forgiving, which is essential in busy spaces like the family room.
Sectional: Custom – Available through the designer – similar here & here (light grey).
Window Treatments: Woven wood shades.
Table Lamp: Visual Comfort.
Rug: Jaipur Living– also available here & here.
Coffee Table: Custom – Available through the designer – Others: here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here & here.
Side Table: Noir Gavin Side Table.
A leather always bring warmth to any space.
Leather Chair: Available through the designer – Others: here, here & here.
Brown, black and charcoal make this neutral home feel warmer and cozier. This definitely is a gorgeous and inspiring color scheme!
Flooring: European White Oak Wide Plank – similar here & here.
Accessories: Vintage, treasures found during travel – Get the Look: Vase & Faux Wind Grass.
Photography: Samantha Goh Photography.
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My husband and I really want to update our kitchen so we are saving ideas. I love that tile backsplash and that lighting. Such a beautiful kitchen and I like seeing the mix of wood stained and painted cabinets.
I agree with your comment! I love the wood look with white cabinets.
Thank you so much, S! I appreciate it!