Friday, January 25, 2013

How's My Kitchen Holding Up? Part I

 Hello everyone. I thought I would take a minute and share how my kitchen is holding up after my remodel.

OMG I'm still loving it! I love the ASCP Paris Gray bead-board, my tin ceiling tiles, and the chandeliers. 

I've been scouring the re-sale shops, flea markets, and antique shops for accessories and I hope you like what I've done so far.

Today I'm sharing the eat-in area of my kitchen.

Made my chair shrugs by tea and coffee dying scrim fabric.

My buffet I refinished and decided to keep and a mirror I silver-leafed.  I've been slowly collecting china, painted plates love them! 

This one is my favorite.  I love the little bluebirds and the fact that everything is not perfect. 

Another piece meant for my booth that I decided to keep is the corner cupboard. I've started a turquoise blue Fire King collection.

Finally got the knob put on the door but not the latch to keep it  shut. lol

I found this china cupboard in Arkansas at an antique shop and just fell in love with it.  The one piece I haven't painted. I store all my pink depression glass here. (Notice my curtains with the fabric flowers? They are shower curtains from Bed, Bath, & Beyond. Love them.)

I'm in to angels and their wings. :-) Got these galvanized wings at Decor Steals.

Still loving my antique table that I refinished. That is a lead crystal bowl I picked up at a rummage sale for $5! The candle holders that look like mercury glass are another buy from Decor Steals. Now I just need to find some candles.

Love my antique, baby, highchair in the corner and yes I really use it. Another item I can't decide if I want to paint or not.

Okay, I'll be sharing the working end of my kitchen soon with all the pros and cons of my design choices. Hope you enjoyed the tour. Until next time hugs and kisses.


Maureen Wyatt said...

You done such a great job of using lots of colour without any of it being harsh. The roomy has a homey, dreamy feel to me. Love the new Fire King collection!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...


Your kitchen is so pretty!! LOVE those plates and platters on the wall!!
Everything is just so darn beautiful!!


Maureen Wyatt said...

Oops - I meant "you've done".

Daniela @Frugal Aint Cheap said...

love the color choice for your chairs and the stain fabric you added...and the baby highchair is just adorable!

Artsy Craftery Design Studio said...

It is delightful Peggy. A very cozy cottage room. With your faithful posting, you're an inspiration on how to keep yourself in front of potential customers and friends.

Have a great evening,

Unknown said...

I love the charm you have created in this space. bravo girl! I too have the same love for your inspiration, Habersham kitchens as you. I can hardly wait to see and hear how the working part of this design is working for you. Thank you for sharing your tips on creating this look. I can hardly wait to get started on mine.

Unknown said...

Your kitchen is so beautiful!! Your table and chairs are so awesome. You did a fabulous job on it!

Have a great weekend.


Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

Oh Peggy I just love your kitchen...everything looks wonderful! I think my favorite is that silver leafed mirror, I'm having mirror envy! Hope you are enjoying your week end....hugs, Penny

Mel@Mellywood's Mansion said...

That is so very beautiful. Oh I would love to have pretty - and I will as soon as these kids of mine grow up. Newest gfc follower xo

Unknown said...

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful kitchen with us at A Bouquet of Talent!! Your buffet is so gorgeous. I love your china collection, too. See you Monday night at your party!


Betsy Pool said...

Looks awesome!! I love the look of your table and chairs especially. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime. Hope to see you this week!

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

Your kitchen is holding up well, love those plates, I'm really a plate girl myself. So many gorgeous colors and pattern for a great price. Your table and chairs are so pretty!

thecottagediaries said...

Love they way you've decorated this!!


Lisa Lynn said...

Very pretty!

An Oasis in the Desert said...

So sweet! I adore the hand-painted china.

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