Hartford Model Kitchen & Dining Room

We kept the Kitchen & Dining Room in the Hartford Model more neutral than other areas in the house. We really wanted to take advantage of and showcase the natural light from the large windows! We accomplished that by using lighter tones of paint and finishes, and then added in pops of color.

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The area is a very family-friendly and functional space. The custom-made bench barstools are one of our favorites for young families. The upholstery used is an outdoor fabric which holds up to stains and dirt.kateosbornephotography-34320

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The pendant lighting is definitely a statement piece in the space, but still keeps the light and bright feeling we were going for.kateosbornephotography-34325

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Ginger Jars are a great alternative to the traditional centerpiece on a kitchen table.kateosbornephotography-34338

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Photography by Kate Osborne

paint color / counters dining table and bench / dining chairs / bar-height bench – custom / bench upholstery / drapery fabric / ginger jars – blue-green & white / chandelier / pendants – similar & similar / herringbone backsplash / measuring spoons / brass peace sign / brass drawer pulls – similar / cabinet hardware – similar

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19 Responses to Hartford Model Kitchen & Dining Room

  1. Sharee Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 5:01 pm #

    Can you give the source of the fabric used on the barstool bench? Thanks

  2. Kris F Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 8:29 pm #

    I love it! It’s just a beautiful space:) Great job!! I would love to know more about the curtains as well. Can I order those through you?

    • Kirsten Krason Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 9:08 am #

      Unfortunately you can’t order those through us, but we’re happy to give you the name/source!

      http://www.claymclaurin.com/medallion

  3. Sandy C Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 6:12 am #

    Would you share where you found those gold stud shaped cabinet pulls in this kitchen they are fabulous!!!

  4. Jennifer Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 10:49 am #

    I’ve seen you mixed brass and silver (or brushed nickel?) here. The effect is gorgeous — do you have any tips on how to mix those effectively and purposefully? (if you want to answer this on a future Q&A or something instead of here, I understand)

    • Kirsten Krason Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 3:16 pm #

      That’s a great idea for a feature post! We mix metals quite often and as long as there aren’t too many mixed metals happening we don’t feel like it’s a big deal. You’ll notice a lot of designers do it in Kitchens and Baths.

  5. Stacey Baker Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:34 pm #

    Would you mind sharing your go-to white for trim and cabinets? Love your designs! Thank you!

    • Kirsten Krason Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 7:09 pm #

      Sherwin Williams Extra White

      • Stacey Baker Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7:41 pm #

        Thank you!!!

  6. Jen Friday, October 9, 2015 at 8:49 am #

    Hi! Can you share the source of the artwork? I love it! Thank you!

    • Kirsten Krason Friday, October 9, 2015 at 9:32 am #

      It’s from a trade source, Wendover Art.

  7. Wendy Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 6:33 am #

    What sort of countertops are those?

  8. Lindsay Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 10:11 am #

    Hello! Gorgeous work! I would love to know where the backsplash is from? Thank you!

  9. Innovate Stones Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am #

    I loved your designed! The countertops looks amazing!
    Good Job!