Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Kitchen is 95% Done!

I do have to paint the base of the kitchen sink (it will be just white when I am done, ignore the current two tone color, that is just unfinished business).  Otherwise, we have a kitchen, a one of a kind repurposed, almost completely antique, open for business kitchen,

Let us time travel to the before land of weird laminate cupboards and Carmel Desert Sand Poo walls and no artwork other than the oddly placed giant ship and the strange little doll on the wall...

Back to the now!  Ta-da!  Voila! I can't believe we did it!

Here are more views of this side of the room:

Turn around and this is the other side of the room:

Except for appliances, everything is antique--all odds and ends that I put together and I love the results.  I surprised myself by deciding I didn't want a dishwasher or microwave.  After doing without them during the remodel, it came to light how quite unnecessary those are to the way I cook and I actually enjoy looking out into the garden while I spend the very little time it takes to wash the dishes.  I swear, it took longer to load and unload the dishwasher than it takes to just wash them in the sink.  Microwave, it was really just an expensive defrosting device and they are ugly besides--this kitchen is all form before function--I completely went for looks over practicality and I am loving it all!

Here are some close-ups of the pretties on the walls.  Almost everything has been in storage for years--I had a lot of sorting and deciding on what to put up.  I have a few boxes of primitives left that I will probably sell, just giving myself a bit more time to decide...

1 comment:

  1. bravo to this fabulous, inventive, creative makeover...ahh, genius, I say!