Sunday, July 3, 2011

Kitchen Re-do!

I'm finally finished with my kitchen!! I'm so happy with the way it turned out and can't wait to share the pictures with you all!!



Before it was okay. But when we painted it the first time I had picked out a grey color that I thought had a hint of blue....bad choice. I've lived for the past 3 years with a country blue kitchen because of that paint choice mistake!

I've always wanted a GREEN kitchen!! With black and white of course (my favs!) but my hubby just wasn't too on board. I decided I was going to go with green this time and to my surprise he was totally okay with it. I wanted a little lighter green, but he picked this Lowe's Glidden color named Spring Green. I LOVE it!



I saw the board and batten on another blog (thrifty decor chick I think) and fell in love. I actually wanted to do it in my bedroom, but since I had just redone that room I decided to put it in here. And am so happy!! I also chose to paint my backdoor and pantry doors black. I had told a few people I was planning on doing that in conversation and every single one of them gave me a "oh, ok...." kind of look, lol. And now I just want to rub it in their faces how FABULOUS they look!!




I got those fantastic giant fork and spoon from my favorite Hobby Lobby. I love them above the pantry door.

I also had my hubbs make me some cornice valance boxes that I covered with batting and  Robert Kaufman Metro Living Circles in Pewter. I will have a how-to/DIY blog coming up on exactly how to do this soon, so keep a look out!





We even made a big one for the corner windows above the sink. I still want to get a new chandelier for above the sink. I got a new one for the dining area and I think it makes a huge impact. I love the modern french feel it gives!


And quite possibly one of my favorite things - my new pictures!! I ordered the photos from A Vintage Poster and then matted them and framed them. The color choice I was nervous about, but I knew I wanted an extra pop of color since all my other decor was black and white. I absolutely love the way they pop off the green paint!! The bubblegum colored picture on the left is a Kitchen-Aid mixer!! My all time favorite appliance in the kitchen, the middle mushroom colored one says "let them eat cake" - the famous Marie Antoinette quote she apparently never even uttered. And the cotton candy colored one is a whisk. Are you getting the "cake making" theme!!?? Works great in my kitchen since I love to cake decorate! :)


And just one more shot of the dining area - cause I love it!! Oh yeah - and I got a new rug for under the table. Compliments of Overstock of course! :) Great place for rugs!


What do you think!!?? I don't really care cause I LOVE it!! :P Okay really I do care! :P Again - keep your eyes out for some upcoming how to's on projects we did in this kitchen!