Mixing and Matching Materials in the Kitchen

I’ve been worried I’ve gone too far mixing metals and mis-matching materials in my kitchen, and it’s an easy mistake to make. Even a thoughtful amalgamation of mis-matched metals and surfaces can get out of hand quickly in a kitchen makeover, since a quick tally of kitchen surfaces, adds up to at least ten: 1. Cabinets, 2. Counter, 3. Backsplash, 4. Floor, 5. Sink, 6. Appliances, 7. Faucets, 8. Lighting, 9. Hardware, 10. Wall color. It is a lot of stuff, and more importantly, these materials each add another layer of color to the space. Continue reading