Sunday, March 29, 2009

I Took It Back!

Remember me telling y'all a few weeks ago that hubby stole my kitchen table? Remember that I don't like to furniture shop? It's very true - I wasn't just kidding.

Admittedly when he first took it I started thinking about the possibilities that are out there. Then I thought about my pine table that has my kids writing imprinted into it from the days when they did homework here. And I love my red Pottery Barn chairs.


So I took the man shopping and we got him a desk. That's for another day though. Just wanted to show you a few pics of the kitchen all put back together. We've been somewhat taken apart since dad and I painted last month.

I put the plate rack back up minus the swag/berry thingy. It looks a little naked to me. Still might put it back. What do y'all think?



This is my rug where I stand at the kitchen sink. I heart this rug!

An overall shot of one corner.


The next two shots are above the cabinets. Yes, I stood on the counter for y'all. That cute little cow plate came from Hobby Lobby and it was only $4 or $5.00.



Same lamp...different plates.



Here's a little shot of my chandelier and you can see the mistreatments back there. They still are not finished. I'm ashamed.


This is the picture that I ordered from Art.com. Framed at Hobby Lobby. I love the picture!


I'm happy with the way things are now. I'm really happy to have my table back. Still need to finish my curtains and tweak a few things. It's all a process, right?

43 comments:

Sandra said...

Hello! I just wanted to tell you that you have a pretty kitchen. I love your decor. I really like the lamp. :) Well i'll definitely be stopping by more often. Have a wonderful day. :)

Sandra said...

Hello! I just wanted to tell you that you have a pretty kitchen. I love your decor. I really like the lamp. :) Well i'll definitely be stopping by more often. Have a wonderful day. :)

Marilyn said...

Beautiful kitchen. Yall did good!

An Accomplished Woman said...

Love your kitchen. It turned out beautifully.

Cynthia

imjacobsmom said...

I still love your kitchen. I'm liking the plate rack as is right now. Looks lighter and fresh for spring. I hate shopping for furniture, too. Too many choices just not the ones I like - lol. I'm on my third trip with swatches home for a sofa, loveseat, two chairs and an ottoman. ~ Robyn

So blessed! said...

It all looks so lovely. You have great taste. I have space above my cabinets and am in the mood to redo what I have up there. May have to use some of your ideas! Don't you just love art.com.

Kelly B said...

Thank you for this post. I really enjoy how you have done your kitchen. I will have to keep this page marked. My husband and I will be working on our kitchen soon. I think I will be borrowing some ideas from several blogs I just love. I heart your plate rack!! Wish I had some space for one in my kitchen... :)

Darlene said...

I just love everything about your kitchen. Very warm and inviting.♥

ellen b said...

Stacey! What a fabulous Kitchen and eating area. I love the colors! What a seasoned blogger you are standing on counters to give us all a closer look of your goodies!!

Sit A Spell said...

You are so funny! I like the memories a table tells too! No worries on not finishing your curtains...I even like the plate rack simplified. Ok now, love the print! Art.com huh? ...never been there.

Did you get snow? We have snow...lots and it's still coming down. It's hard being a southern girl up north come spring time!

Sit A Spell said...

OH...glad you didn't fall when taking the photo in the kitchen lol...love the plates on the counter.

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Hi Stacey,
Glad you got your table back. :-) I love how you've decorated your kitchen with all those great red accent pieces. Your transferware is beautiful! Don't be ashamed...I have so many ongoing projects in my house...it's never done! :-) Susan
P.S. Hope your sweet Fluffy comes home soon. I can't let my Max cat out here because even though I live very much in an urban/city area, we have coyotes all over Metro Atlanta and their favorite food is cat. :-( And thanks for suggesting folks adopt from the shelter...great suggestion!

Just a little something from Judy said...

Like I said before Stacey, in my book you are very talented in decorating and design. I think your kitchen is so warm, inviting and the colors are beautiful! I really like the little lamp.

Bo said...

Stacey, your kitchen is so pretty...your cabinetry is beautiful too. I like all of the choices you've made in there!
;-) Bo

Rue said...

Good morning Stacey :)

Your kitchen looks wonderful! It looks so bright and airy and I love all the little touches here and there :)

I'm glad you got your table back too.

Is Fluffy still missing? I hope he comes home soon.

Hugs,
rue

Amy said...

Stacey,
Your kitchen is just gorgeous! Love the white cabinets. I had white ones at my former house and still miss them. You have incredible style. What a great job!

PS
So glad you got your table back! :) Amy

Lisa ~ A Cottage to Me said...

It must be in the air! My sister just redid her kitchen....I am planning on doing mine (just need to get myself together) and I am noticing lots of bloggers doing their's! It must be Spring!!

Carol said...

Great kitchen, Stacey! I love your rug!

Smiles,
Carol

xinex said...

You really do have a very beautiful kitchen. I love it, perfect!...Christine

Amber B. said...

Love all of the red accents. What color did you paint your kitchen again? I am going to repaint ours soon. Your color is such a great one!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

Glad you got your table back. I know just what you are saying about those sweet marks on your table. I remember when we first bought our table and a few months later one of the kids put a nick in it. I about died! I called my Mom just a fussin' and she just laughed at me. She shared with me that when she gets lonely for us three kids....she just sits at the table and has a cup of coffee and looks at all of our memories we made on that table,sigh. It takes her back... it brought me to tears and made me love my table all the more. Have a great one my friend!

Nola @ the Alamo said...

Love your kitchen; how pretty. I don't think mine's ever been that clean and tidy. You have decorated it so cute!

alchemyfineliving said...

Your kitchen is cute! Instead of a berry swag how about a coat of paint on the plate rack? Maybe a bold color that would make it pop against the white wall? Just an idea.

ps. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the lovely comment you left. The cabinets are actually a very dark grey.

Ms. Tee said...

I love your kitchen - it's so cozy and pretty!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Your house is so pretty. I'm glad you got your table back. I think I like your shelves with the swag thingy over it. Twyla

Happy @ Home said...

Your kitchen has turned out beautifully. The red really makes it pop. Thanks for showing us the tops of the cupboards. You are a brave lady :-)

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

I love this post, your kitchen looks fabulous!! and those chairs are gorgeous gorgeous!! I *gasped* when I saw that adorable little lamp too, how sweet is that!!?! Everything looks fabulous sweetie!

Florida Sue said...

I just love everything you have done here. Those red chairs..wow. You have a great blog, and I am going to get caught up reading it. Thanks so much for visiting me. Don't be a stranger!

Amy said...

Such a pretty kitchen. And so neat! Wish I could mine so neat and tidy. Glad you have your table back!

amy@maisonbelle

Nancy said...

OOOH Stacey, I am sooo glad that you showed us some of the kitchen...I have been on pins and needles here waiting to see it!
I do love that rug, but I covet that little lamp shade every time I see it... ;) I can't wait to see more...we will see more...right?

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Stacey, your kitchen looks so pretty. Glad you got your table back. Much better to just buy him a desk. (I guess Fluffy hasn't come home?) laurie

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Your kitchen is beautiful, and don't blame you for taking the table back. Hope your precious kitty comes home soon. Jackie

Mrs. G said...

Stacey,
So sorry to read about your missing kitty. Hopefully she is home by now.
Your kitchen looks so beautiful!
Hugs,
Sue

Lisa said...

What a gorgeous beyond gorgeous house!! I can't wait to follow your blog! I love finding neat places like this to stop in and rest for a while...

Blessings!

An Accomplished Woman said...

Saw your comment on Nancy's blog about Window Live Wire. It is very easy to use, took about 15 minutes to learn.

Cynthia

prof en retraite said...

I love everything! It's perfect!...Debbie

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

I love your kitchen! All of the wonderful details. That oregano sign is adorable and I love your rug too!

Brenda@View From The Pines said...

Absolutely it's a process! I am in love with those red chairs. I love red and white, so love your plates and rack. The thing I am thinking when I see it is: it needs some sort of backdrop. As the rack is white and I think so is the wall. Have you thought of either painting that wall, or the plate rack? Or perhaps put something colorful behind it? I don't know what: hemmed fabric? A piece of quilted fabric from Hobby Lobby? Just a thought.
Brenda

Southern Lady said...

Hi, Stacey ...

I love your kitchen! The touches of red make it look so warm and inviting. I especially like your little rooster lamp with the plates.

And thank you for climbing up on the counter to get that shot of the cow plate. I love it, too!

I sincerely appreciate the comments you leave for me at Southern Lagniappe. Thank you for taking the time to visit me.

cottage farm villa (cottagecharm) said...

I heart your rug and lamp!!!!!!

Miss Janice said...

I love the table and chairs and I love the "stuff" above your cabinets...too cute! Your kitchen is awesome!

Daphine said...

WOW! I am LOVIN' your new kitchen! It is beautiful, Stacey!!!!

Ramona said...

Hi there Stacey ~ Gorgeous! I love that rug too....I love animal print with florals. Wonderful job sister!

Smiles ~ Ramona