Wallpaper and paint add pops of green.
Perhaps most noticeable in the “after” is the kitchen’s new forest theme. The cabinets are painted a rich green tone (the color is Selva, by British paint brand Fired Earth), and the walls and once-wood-paneled dishwasher are covered in a vibrant leafy wallpaper from Graham & Brown.
“I’m pretty adept at papering and painting, so it was mostly straightforward,” Nicola says.
She loves the way the green and gold complement each other perfectly and make for a welcoming, playful kitchen.“The sunlight bounces off the gold, and the green leads the eye out to the garden beyond,” Nicola says. (Not to mention, her indoor garden is gorgeous, too!)