Last week I started working to make this house more “homey”. I picked out some curtains for my kitchen windows and a paint color to match. I have red apple decorations for my kitchen, but a lot of them have broken over the years. Rather than replace them, or change my theme altogether, I decided to just go with red as my main color. Any red decorations will match, be they apples, strawberries or chili peppers. 🙂
Some of my cabinets have glass doors. The walls inside were painted a pretty pink color. If I had pink accents for my kitchen, I would have left these alone. However, they clashed with the red I was going to put above the cabinets, so I had to paint these walls.
Everything was pure white! Very dull and sterile.
You can see how white it all is, and the pink just barely shows up through the glass.
And now, AFTER:
Here are my glass cabinets. The walls are the same color as above.
I think it looks so warm and inviting now!
Not only did we get new paint in the kitchen, but we got a new dishwasher! Our sweet church family gave us a housewarming on July 7, complete with generous gifts. We used the cash to purchase a new dishwasher on sale. The one that came with the house was about 15 years old. The racks were literally falling apart and the dishes were not getting clean. The new one makes this chore so much easier! 🙂
I am not a great cook, nor is cooking really my favorite thing to do, but I am enjoying being in my kitchen so much more now. I think I’ll even whip up some new recipes soon! I think the family will like that. 🙂