This is the "feeling" I want for their traditional kitchen. (Remember I'm always saying buyers look at the house based on stats: location, price, and amenities. But they buy based on emotion.)
The Original Plan:
#1 Paint the Golden Oak Cabinets white.
#2 Replace ivory Corian Countertops with Carrera Marble. (See example below.)
#3 Add white Subway Tile backsplash.
Well, the clients emailed me and told me they would not be painting the cabinets. The price was over-the-top-crazy-high. (I will to send my painting contractor out to give them a quote.) At this point, it looks like the cabinets will remain Golden Oak.
Truthfully, I don't have a problem with Corian countertops. The realtor requested they be changed to granite. The owner's are leaning towards Venetian Gold. I think the Venetian Gold granite with the Golden Oak cabinets will be too GOLD-N-Y.
So, my lovelies, what would your approach be to updating this kitchen? I toss this out to all of you wonderfully creative folks to get your opinions on what you would do to update this kitchen. What would you use for a backsplash? Countertops?
Please remember: This is updating for resale. It needs to be neutral and budget friendly. The sellers already changed all of the cabinet hardware and won't be replacing it again.
I look forward to your take. Thanks!
Happy Monday, y'all.