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March 8, 2017

Our new kitchen | Gray and white kitchen remodel

We have been in our house for 11 years and I have dreamed of making it “my own”. I have always wanted to design a space filled with light that friends and family could gather. It started with a little dream a few years back and a huge commitment to save like crazy so that we could pay ALL CASH for this sweet little space. Definitely knew we did not want to go in debt for this. Our budget goal was $30k and we went a little over $1800 over that because I splurged on the waterfall countertop and backsplash. I HAD to have it running up the entire wall around the sink.

 My brother and sister in law had their kitchen remodeled last year and  recommend me to the BEST and I cannot stress that enough, contractor named Mike Cintino. This guy was top notch, as OCD about being clean and organized as I am AND he was ahead of schedule. I am telling you we truly lucked out! Happy to share his info with anyone looking for contractor, keep in mind he is booked out almost 6-8 months.

I started my design with a few swatches, a Pinterest board brimming with ideas and about 20 trips between Home Depot, Lowes, and Ikea. I wanted a space I could shoot in, gather in, hang with the family, cook amazing meals, practice yoga and meditation and simply relax. Gray and white with hint of pale blue were my main key colors, I wanted to keep it light, bright, airy and modern. My contractor suggested the cabinets and I knew I wanted dark lowers, I just love that look, and of course those gold pulls, hello!!

I hope you enjoy our sweet space and please feel free to ask any questions at all. I have also linked all places where we purchased items so you can enjoy them too.


Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando

Apron front sink  with industrial brushed silver faucet. I had my eye on this light fixture from West Elm for a while now and I snapped it up as soon as I could. Paint color in all three rooms is Silver Lining by Benjamin Moore 
Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Marble art and shelving from Target. I like naps print from Hobby Lobby. Big glass canisters from World Market for my endless supply of quinoa.

Table From Ikea. Cabinets from RTA store colors are dove grey and Newport white. Cabinet Knobs and drawer pulls from AmazonGrey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Ohhhhhh yeah that waterfall edge!!! I cannot thank the amazing Andrea from Amazon Stone enough, she was so incredibly helpful and helped me hunt down the perfect countertop. It was a last minute decision and I am so glad I decided to go for it. And I am so in love with that herringbone backsplash and the gold pulls<3Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando If you didn’t notice already I have a teeny tiny obsession with orchids and own over 40 of them. I believe a happy house is filled with life and greenery. Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Love my Kitchenaid appliances!!! Fruit stand  and paper towel holder from Target.Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Since we host Thanksgiving in our home every year and we always have 30 or so people there has never been enough counter space for all the goodies, I wanted to build a built in buffet just for this reason, oh and who the heck doesn’t love more storage?!?!  Carlisle dining chairs from TargetGrey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Got a crush on this fridge and this fan too!! Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Nice big island so the kiddies can do their homework and I can photograph some of my commercial and branding shoots right in my own kitchen!!

Bar chairs Ikea
Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando An oldie but a goodie, our Ikea couch was a great fit for our den/yoga room

Couch/pillows Ikea | Mid mod side table Target. Floors from Home Depot  by Marazzi in color Montanga Dapple Gray. And of course now we are redoing our ENTIRE house in these floors because we love them so much!!Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando Grey and White Kitchen remodel Orlando And of course last but not least my favorite furniture piece, this sweet mid-mod babe from West Elm <3




  1. Cat Lemus says:

    Ahhh it looks so amazing!! and I love all the light fixtures and decor pieces. Time for another bonfire so we can all come oogle it!

  2. Pretty much my favorite kitchen ever! You seriously had one amazing vision and brought it to life. Cheers to you and your family!! I an always add a plate during Thanksgiving too. ha!

  3. Chrissy says:

    How beautiful it turned out great! Congrats on your new kitchen 🙂

  4. Your kitchen looks amazing! I love this!!!

  5. Gorgeous and such a modern minimalist approach! You rock!!!!

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