Contemporary Meets Timeless Kitchen

Modern and classic styles find a compromise in this family room/kitchen makeover.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe walls are painted three colors of terra cotta to keep the room social with great flow into the kitchen, while still making it cozy enough for Jack's TV room.
To satisfy Houda's need for a social space, designer Chayse Dacoda adds a black granite-topped island in the kitchen. Both of their heritages are incorporated into the room with unique accents.

dark brown paint (Mochaccino, KM4048-5); light brown paint (African Desert, KM4031-3); accent square paint (Fallen Leaf, KM 4032-5) - Kelly-Moore Paints

Chayse's Design Tips:

- Accentuate a view by painting the wall dark.
- Give small spaces depth with multi-tone walls.
- To soften the look of a contemporary cabinet, remove the glass.
- Use unique art to draw people into a room you want to keep social.