• Samia Verbist

One Room Challenge - Fall 2019 - Week 6 - The REVEAL DAY!

Updated: Mar 4, 2021


Welcome! If you’re visiting for the first time or found me through the One Room Challenge, I’m so glad you’re here! I'm Samia Verbist, French Interior Designer, owner of Samia Verbist Interior Design, a design studio based in Southern California. I'm participating for the first time to this amazing challenge and I am really proud to reveal my Coastal Chic Kitchen Remodel!


This week is THE final week! It’s time to show you the result of a lot of planning to design a kitchen to die for, if you love turquoise color and coastal chic style! I'm so excited to share with you how the kitchen has been transformed!


But first, let's have a little reminder on how the kitchen was before I transformed it in an amazing and stunning Coastal chic room!

As you can see, it was dark, not so much light in this room! The cabinets are made of good wood quality, the floor plan was perfect except there were two different levels on the counter top: a lower breakfast table with regular chairs on one side and a higher bar with bar stools on the other. This kitchen was more than 20 years old. It was time for a big refresh!

Coastal Chic Kitchen Designed By Samia Verbist - Photography Ning Wong Studios

For the color of the cabinets, I chose a beautiful turquoise green color "Bali 702" from Benjamin Moore to bring the coastal touch, the ocean vibe to the kitchen. The house is near the Pacific ocean so, it makes sense to fetch this vibe in! I really love this color, it is fresh and bright! If your cabinets are made of good wood quality, it can be a good idea to paint it. Keeping the cabinets saves money on both new cabinets and associated labor. The question then is: which color? Depending on your personality, the style of your house, the lights in the room, the size of