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My Kitchen…for now

Here is a shot of my kitchen with the Thomas Paul plates that I had previously blogged about here. I love those melamine plates so much I have suggested the use of them in other projects, like the idea board we put together for Amy here. I would eventually love to ditch the recessed lighting and hang pendant lights above the island….but as my Mister says, “One thing at a time.”

He reminds me of that because when we moved in we replaced the floor, countertops, backsplash, sink, the dishwasher and the micro. We also painted the base of the island which used to be a light birch color. We also rushed to finish as our previous home was on the market at the time. I think he is a bit tired of projects. Luckily, he has me for motivation! A pendant light above the sink would look great too. If you agree, I’ll tell him you said so.

We purchased a new table a few months back and I am loving it. The only problem is the maintenance. The marble shows EVERYTHING, even water spots. After a panicked phone call on what to do, the helpful staff at Crate and Barrel suggested a thin, custom piece of glass be applied to the top. So I am on the case, calling around to get the best price on that. I love the idea, because it won’t tamper with the look.




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My bedroom in need of HELP

HELP! Sending out an SOS. I need something to go above our bed in the master. Currently the wall is bare and super boring. Check it out…

I have a few options and need some help on deciding what to do. I would love to do a sculptured piece and below are my favorite choices. Love this Kenneth Wingard sculpture foundĀ here. Don’t love the price tag.

This one foundĀ here, is lovely too.

This one is a bit more rustic from Pottery Barn, but the price tag makes me want to cry.

While shopping for a new coffee table over the weekend, (more to come on that soon) I spied this modern wall art from Crate and Barrel.

The new West Elm catalog had this pretty cluster that caught my eye too.

So what do you think? Which would spice up the space the most??



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