Sunday, August 1, 2010

Kitchen Update


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My first blog post was my $75 kitchen remodel.   It has been missing something, and I finally figured it out when I saw this post from Missy at Little Green Bean.  It needed another window.

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I have a stack of old windows that I’ve been dying to use.

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I cleaned it up and painted it my favorite red color.

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I bought some chains from Home Depot and screwed it in the ceiling.  Super Easy!

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I ABSOLUTLY love how it turned out.  And it has officially taken place of my favorite project so far this year.  Sorry porch bench, but I still love you!

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I bought some things at the DI to decorate with and wrapped it with grape vine.  LOVING IT!

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While finding items to decorate with, I found this old tea pot and spray painted it red and put it above my cupboards along with this great crate.

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One more picture to admire!

15 comments:

Steph @ This Organized Mess said...

This is AWESOME !!! I love how small my kitchen is when it's time to clean. But the more I'm seeing such cool decor out here in blog land the more I wish it was bigger. Now I really wish it had more soace ! I'd love to be able to do this I love the look of a pot rack but hate all the stuff hanging down. This is so much better !! Thanks for sharing ! I found you thru Mad Skills Monday at mad in crafts !

Ashley Tremaine said...

Great job! Love how it fits in your kitchen!!

Lori @ Nitty Gritty Pretty said...

So nice! I love red. Your kitchen looks beautiful.

Nancy said...

I love how this turned out. It looks perfect in your kitchen. I really like the red.

JHill said...

Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

This is such a great idea and looks FANTASTIC!! Love it!

Sarah said...

Hey! I have an award for you on my blog!

Brooke said...

Very Cute! I am loving the old window decoration. Looks great in your kitchen.
I am your newest follower. Drop by The Craft Cave sometime and check me out.
Brooke
thecraftcave.blogspot.com

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

Amazing! I can't believe how good that looks! i am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com. Grab my "Featured" button.

Jennie said...

Hey Kerstin~

I'm so glad you stopped by my blog and left me some love on my hinges project. You made my day! I LOVE this window idea. I have a project in the works with an old french door. I wish it wasn't so stinkin' heavy so I could hang it like this. SO CUTE! I'm a followin' ya!

Jennie @ Cinnaberry SUite

Duchess said...

AHHH, Kerst, you were featured on Tatertots and Jello! You're famous!

Christine said...

How ever did you think of this? Genius! So useful and eye-catching...

MaryBerry Boutique said...

I love your kitchen so beautiful! i gave you an AWARD! go check it out at maryberryboutique.blogspot.com Have a Great Day!

Jer + Lu said...

Such a perfect touch to your lovely kitchen! Nice job!!

A Little McD said...

What a clever idea! (Thanks for stopping by my blog too!) I'm your newest follower. I'm curious though...with 4 kids, how do you find the time to do all these amazing projects? I only have 2 kiddos and it seems almost impossible to get anything done!

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