Monday, June 1, 2009

Kitchen tour

Thought I would share some pictures of our kitchen. I recently took down the old wallpaper and painted the walls and trim. I also painted the cabinets. I wish I would have taken before pictures because you would not believe how different it looks. The trim and doors were an awful yellow color and the wallpaper was awful, too. The cabinets were brown and I repainted them an off white color. I still want to replace the counter tops and also remove the linoleum on the floors and expose the old wood floors.

The amber bottle at the window was found in the old summer kitchen. It was found behind the old horsehair plaster and lath when we were remodeling the summer kitchen into The Brickhouse Craft Shop. I did a search on the internet and found out that the bottle is an old anchor whiskey bottle. We found other bottles and also some old shoes. I will have to take pictures of those and show them to you.

The window at the kitchen sink looks out towards our herb garden and our Craft Shop. When the shop is open, I can work in the kitchen and be able to see when customers arrive.


I love this picture! See the pottery pitcher...I love it..made by Bob Miller, our potter at our Shop. And I love the lamp....made right here in PA by Irvin's. We sell their products in our shop.
The taller door leads to my craft room upstairs. The door next to it is our pantry. The rocking chair is where Tim's mom loves to sit when she visits. The quilt on the rocker was made by Tim's grandma..I love it!


I hope you enjoyed the mini tour of our kitchen. And for all of you that have been following Tim's blog story...he promised me that he is working on more of our story and will soon post it..so come back to our porch again
and read the rest of the story. I can't wait to read what he writes..he always surprises me.
~~Patti~~







16 comments:

TeresaM said...

It looks soooooooo nice Patti!!! You should have taken before pictures.... I never think of those things either!

SAM•U•L said...

Nice blog. Nice porch. How'd you do those sidebars with the woodgrain texture?

Sam R.
www.samuls.blogspot.com

Cass @ That Old House said...

I love this kitchen! come do mine, please. . . you have a wonderful blend of the primitive and the elegant -- very nice!
Cass

Shari said...

Love your pictures! You did a wonderful job in your kitchen!!

Hugs,
Shari

Holly Hills Primitives said...

Hooray, finally seeing pictures of your great old house! Love what you did to the kitchen and can't wait to see more. Hope you have a $$$ day, Dawn

bspinner said...

We have always admired your beautiful brick home. Fun to see some pictures of the inside. Thanks for sharing.

THE SPICE CUPBOARD said...

Hi Patti...checked out your blog yesterday but didn't have time to write...WOW - love your kitchen...it is so welcoming. I love the green paint too. AND the view from your window...enchanting. I could sit right on your porch and be in primitive heaven !! One day soon I will - XO, Judy

Susan Burd said...

Patti - you did a fabulous job with your kitchen! I love the cabinets in the creme color. Your house is amazing. Love seeing all of your pictures.

Susan

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Your kitchen is beautiful! I love the white cabinets and green doors! :) You did a great job on it all!

Raggedy Angel said...

Oh Patti it looks wonderful....so inviting! Beth

Ginny said...

Hi Patti, Love the cabinets, so there is hope for my ugly kitchen, we too have brown cabinets and now I know there is hope to turn them into something better. Love your green doors. Take care

The Whites said...

Beautiful kitchen! I love the color of the doors.

Mandy

Deb said...

Beautiful kitchen and wonderful view from your window overlooking your herb garden & shop!

Tara said...

What a cute kitchen, such a warm space!

Laura said...

What a wonderful home and blog you have.

I enjoyed visiting and am now a follower.

Come see me,
Laura

Snowbrush said...

You have one great looking kitchen there!