Emily's Green Garden Kitchen

Room for Color - North #1

Name: Emily
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type of Home: Rental Apartment

Color Inspiration: Every summer, my mother works in her garden for hours a day. I have such fond memories of working with her out there and learning how to maintain a beautiful space. The color I chose is called Greenfield and...

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Color Inspiration continued:...it reminds me of plants and being outside. I'm especially excited to have my kitchen this color come the winter months because let's face it, Chicago is known for the rain and snow and I need some reminder that spring is on the way!

Color Used: Greenfield/Sherwin Williams/SW6439

Color Tip: My opinion isn't backed with too much experience, this being my first apartment, and first time painting but when I was selecting a color to paint my kitchen, I opened my wardrobe to see what color popped out at me. Green. In the case of this room, I decided to go with green not only because it brings back memories of summers at home but because it makes me feel calm and relaxed, and is a color that I like to wear often. It brings out my eyes and is a color that looks great on me and what is there not to like about that?

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