9.27.2011

Kitchen Additions

It's been awhile since I have updated you on any kitchen progress. Mainly because there hasn't been any! But over the weekend I crossed off two more items from my list: hanging art above the open shelving and adding new a window treatment. 


I knew I wanted a bamboo shade, and I found this one at Home Depot for $20.  I hung it higher than the top of the window to create the illusion that it is a bigger window than it actually is.  I used the top of the cabinets as a guide for how high to hang it.


I still plan on creating a window cornice with some great fabric to go over the very top.

I also framed the print we got while wine tasting last month.  Natalie said "Uh, mom, that girl is naked."  to which I said "Yep, she sure is!" Ha! I'm probably going to get some interesting comments on it, but my husband and I love it and it reminds us of the fun time we had that day.


I found the perfect frame at Michaels.  The weathered gray look matches my dining table perfectly!


And a few more mini additions:


Missoni for Target glass bowl.  This was one of my favorite items from the whole shebang. 


Fran the fern.  

And last but not least, here is a pic of my new fridge!  I am so in love.  The French-door with freezer on bottom is just genius.  I love being able to see everything in the fridge without having to bend over and move things around to get what I want.  And you can fit so much in the freezer!  


Pretty much all that is left is to tackle the cabinets, which I am lagging on.  I really don't want to refinish them myself, but my husband wants to try.  I would rather just hire out because to be honest I'm kinda over the DIY's for now.  We'll see how it pans out over the next few months.  Oh, I also haven't organized the pantry yet, stuff keeps coming up and I haven't gotten the chance.  

To start from the beginning of my kitchen re-do, including before shots, plans and progress click here.

7 comments:

  1. it looks so good, that bamboo window treatment fits in just perfectly.

    we have that same cycles poster framed in our family room!

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  2. It's looking great! Love the bamboo shade with the pendant light. Was your shade a clearance find? I am looking for similar ones, but looking through the special order books at Home Depot just left me completely overwhelmed! And everything seemed so dang expensive and more fancy than I wanted. Maybe I missed the ordinary shade section....

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  3. Lookin good there Jack! And you might have convinced me with that Missoni bowl, it is pretty cute. And hurray for a new fridge! We have the same set-up and could never imagine going back old-school side by side or gasp! freezer up top style. Spoiled we are.

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  4. I love it! Everything is coming together so nicely! I am getting a little kitchen redo itch now... BTW I have a side by side fridge and HATEITTTT! I am ubber jealous of your new addition!

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  5. Looks great and I love that print!

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  6. Love the window treatment! It's really coming together nicely!

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  7. Lots of progress! I bet if you just power through, the painting won't be too bad. Love your response to Natalie's concern about Naked Girl. Haha.

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