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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Kitchen, Part Two

For those who have followed this blog for a bit, you may recall my kitchen painting escapade! Well, it wasn’t that much of an escapade, but mighty exciting and – thanks to my friend Kate – mighty fun!

I’ve not dared to pound a nail in the wall yet, and thought I might do a shelf to display teapots. And I’ve been painting another shelf I took down where I’ll put some of my Hall china.

Look, Mom! I have drawers and a storage shelf!

But that long shelf – just hadn’t bought one yet, despite two trips to Home Depot to check them out.

Then my neighbor said she was moving. To San Francisco. And selling her furniture.

I remember the day I saw her come home from a yard sale with this great baker’s rack. I thought “I never get deals like that. Oh, well.”
My yellow bunny on the micro makes me happy!

You got it! No, I did! I bought her terrific rack for only $20 (and it was already assembled and I don’t have to pound anything into that wall till I’m ready!)

It was up and decked out by Easter. I will change what’s on it periodically so those teapots in the basement can make a return appearance to my kitchen!

Oops! Forgot to put the teapot back in front of that basket after breakfast!

AND, I have a drawer for dish towels (as opposed to the pottery bowl on top of the fridge). Yes, I had only two drawers – silverware and junk. Now I can put the towels away and get some of the clutter counter down.

My happy bunny is filled with flowers. In the kitty memo frame to its left, is a tag by Beth of Doors are Everywhere. I think I'll use this area to show off some of the fun trades and inspiration pieces I receive from blog friends!

Can you tell how happy I am?

7 comments:

  1. That's quite a deal on the baker's rack, and you did such a nice job decorating it. I know how it is to not have enough drawers in the kitchen!!

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  2. Jeanie..I love it!! How pretty and cheerful. It would really go well in MY kitchen too. LOL Love the photos you are taking. Very very colorful!

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  3. yes i can tell you're happy :) i do now what you mean when you say "i never get those kind of deals!" i so often feel that way. i decided though that i am now of an age that as long as i stay on awhile in this life the odds are definitely beginning to shift in my favor :)

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  4. well i simply had to travel back in time on your blog to see kitchen part one since i didn't remember. ok...i got it now... the sunny yellow walls, the bakers rack and a shelf is coming up next for teapots. i collect teapoys... i will love seeing yours :)

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  5. Now that's a great deal, I love that baker's rack - would look good in my house I'm sure

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  6. That looks so pretty! And what a great deal on the baker's rack. What a pretty kitchen you have created!
    xoxoxooxoxox

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  7. The baker's rack is terrific - lucky you! xo

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