Friday, October 8, 2010

House Tour: Kitchen

I'm happy to brighten things up a little this morning with a tour of my sunny kitchen... I know most of you have already seen a lot of these; but, one more glimpse won't hurt!

Here you go...
(FYI: Fridge is just to the left of this photo at a right angle.)
 Dear neighbors, I hope you don't mind watching us wash our dishes.  We quite enjoy spying on your dinner time!  ;)

 One of the few bowls of REAL fruit I have in the house!


 FAKE fruit and an apron WAY too cute to actually cook in.  I have ruined many a shirt in favor of preserving the apron - a wedding gift from my "trendy" friend Amanda.

And the infamous... "Wall of Fame."  (Sorry friends - I hope I didn't invade anyone's privacy too much here!)

I like our kitchen a lot - especially the bead board back-splash (say that six times fast) and the color... Neither of which we picked out.  (We bought from a family with great taste! *Many of you have asked for the names of paint colors recently.  I promise, I'm not avoiding those questions on purpose.  I just don't know!  A lot of our stuff was already done when we moved in, and often I'll have a color custom done at Lowe's to match something else.  Sorry!)  

BUT, in our next place... I would definitely NOT want white cabinets/appliances!  Those blasted things are NEVER clean!  Not good for a slightly obsessive compulsive scrubber...

Finally, although it's not very big, there is plenty of space for what I do in it.  I don't think I'll ever be one for investing TONS in a gourmet kitchen... I'm really more of a "living room" kind-of gal.  Small, bright, non-white, and stainless steel for me please!  (Check out more kitchens at Kelly's Korner!)


Oh, and a BONUS:
 A close-up of the hearty beef-stew my cute "House Husband" made for dinner last night all by himself.  I realize that a close-up of stew isn't exactly pretty; but, I wanted to document this to show our kids one day! ;)



We're off this afternoon to Northern Virginia for my Aunt Trisha's memorial service.  Please say a prayer for my family... That there will be peace and sweet time together!  Love ya'll!

16 comments:

  1. I LOVE your kitchen!! It's very cute and cozy! The paint color you chose is amazing! It really brightens up your space!

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  2. you never cease to amaze me with your decorating abilities! i love it!
    would you mind coming over to my place and putting your touch on it! your kitchen is amazing! i love all the little details you have done to make it yours :)

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  3. Your kitchen is so pretty, so cozy and inviting! I love the colors and the white cabinets! It looks great!

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  4. Love your kitchen! Green, white and yellow is so fresh and pretty!

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  5. Cute! Love the colors & that back splash.

    Blessings~
    S
    QueenofSassySavings.blogspot.com

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  6. Cute kitchen.. that soup looks delish!

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE the colors! What a precious kitchen!

    Happy Friday!

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  8. What a cute and cozy kitchen. Love the wall of fame! I will be praying for your family as they deal with this time of loss

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  9. Oh, I am LOVIN' the bead board...and that color of green is AWESOME! This is a super cute kitchen!

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  10. Love your kitchen walls!!! So pretty!

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  11. This is SO CUTE!!! I love it! The color is perfect and I love the "wall of fame" !!!

    http://hanginloosewiththetuccis.blogspot.com

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  12. Wow! What a beautiful room. I love your color scheme. Just gorgeous.

    http://camachohouse.blogspot.com/

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  13. Love the backsplash!! Great kitchen!

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  14. You know I love your kitchen! Although I certainly wouldn't call myself "trendy," even with the quotation marks :) I'm going to have to get you a not-quite-as-cute apron that you'll actually wear-- I have about three and love wearing them! Thinking of you and your family. Love.

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