Island vignette with stools
McDonald repeated the blue theme on the base of the large kitchen island. The deep color highlights the veining in the Calcutta marble island top. Ivory-colored Wood-Mode cabinets were given a slightly distressed finish to keep the mood relaxed and warm.
Cabinetry (“Springfield Recessed,” with distressed cottage finish): Wood-Mode Inc., 877/635-7500, wood-mode.com.
Hardware: Top Knobs, 800/499-9095, topknobs.com.
Stove backsplash (Calacatta polished, 2x4-inch brick mosaic): AKDO, 510/785-2536, akdo.com.
Perimeter countertop (“Crema Stone”); island countertop (Calcutta marble): Stone West, 805/658-0007, stonewest.com.
Countertop fabrication: Celestine Stone Tile, 805/604-7522, celestinestonetile.com.
Pendant lights over island (“Country Industrial Pendant”/Brass #CHC5136AB-AB): Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323, circalighting.com.
Bar stools (“Cala Adjustable Bar Stools”): Pottery Barn, 800/922-5507, potterybarn.com.
Floral vases in window: S.R. Hogue & Co., 805/969-1343, srhogue.com.
Kitchen layout and cabinet design: Charlie Rutledge, Showcase Kitchens & Baths; 805/482-5114, showcasekitchensandbaths.com.
Painting and faux finishing: Purling Painting & Finishing Inc., 805/689-1857.