The Places In The Home Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Butler’s Pantry page weekend update is not to be confused with Saturday Night Live Weekend Update, but it definitely took all of Saturday, and Saturday night, and it was definitely live. With our household number temporarily reduced by two over the last three weeks, I was able to clear out the cobwebs, so to speak, dig in, style up, photograph and post the results of the new and improved Places In The Home Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Butler’s Pantry page weekend update.
After much decorative debate our bella cucina has made the color transition from Sherwin-Williams Anjou Pear to Sherwin-Williams Curio Gray.
Any decorative decision made in haste runs the risk of the dreaded and expensive do-over, or worse yet, the dreaded make do. Decorating mistakes and missteps happen. Goodness knows I could write a book on the ones I have made. Trial and error has its place in the color my world scheme of things, and painting offers one of the most inexpensive uh-oh, this isn’t going to work outs there is. Anjou Pear began to rot sooner than later and the neutral but distinct color of Curio Gray proved to be a classic fit.
The biggest part of the kitchen remodeling project (if your interested find that post here) and material choices- cabinets, granite countertop installation, flooring- still float my boat and will remain in play for awhile. I’ve debated over replacing the breakfast area chandelier and double fluorescents but the form, function and illumination of the fixtures wins out.
New, edited and vintage accessories in gold, white and cream breathed new life into the look. Dave the Builder picked up this crock from Ace Hardware. I bought the medium sized vintage rolling pin from a local shop and the larger one I found on Etsy. The treasure hunt for vintage cutting boards began and ended in my own kitchen. I totally forgot I had most of these. It was a like Christmas day when I found them.
One marathon eBay search later and this perfectly imperfect white porcelain pitcher was coming my way. I don’t mind digging in for the search, but after 3-4 hours of eBaying, Etsying, and online Goodwilling I was ironstoned, porcelained and crocked to a crisp! With camera and coffee in hand it was onward and upward to the next phase- the pictorial proof of our Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Butler’s Pantry page weekend update.
Without further ado, I cordially invite you to view the new, improved and updated Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Butler’s Pantry page.