Friday, July 18, 2008
here she is
some folks asked to see my new kitchen.  here is a rather fuzzy photo i just took with my phone. thought you could get the idea even with the fuzz.  :)
we were not looking to do a huge expensive project, so the change is not that drastic...but i like it so much better.  looks more like a farmhouse should, i think.  i had to have a view from my sink, so we made an inside window.

we have marble counters and a beadboard backsplash.  someone asked about that.  so there you go :)  happy friday!
  posted at 2:45 PM  

At 3:54 PM, Blogger chriskauf said...

I think it is wonderful, love how long the island is , beautiful reno.

At 4:15 PM, Blogger ellie said...

I think your kitchen is just beautiful and you are a very lucky the colors and hope you show us all the details...soon.

At 5:41 PM, Blogger Victoria said...

Your new kitchen is beautiful! I can't wait for you to post another picture that can be blow up to see all the wonderful details! I love, love, love your house & style.

At 8:34 PM, Blogger Petunia said...

Oh, it is beautiful! The sink is perfect and the little "window" with shutters above it is such a sweet touch!

At 9:23 PM, Blogger Lorilu said...

Love it!

At 6:57 AM, Blogger KLKinFLA said...

Gorgeous...all your choices came together beautifully!

At 7:59 AM, Blogger Meg said...

It looks so, so pretty. I especially like your new sink and the darling curtain underneath.

At 9:28 AM, Blogger Kelli H. said...

Love your kitchen-great job! I bet you love being in there as it has such a great "feel" to it from the photos. I too have a "window" in my kitchen that looks into my living room (with shutters also)--although I didn't think of doing the 1/2 shutters like you did--are they blue? (I can't really tell on my screen). I would love to see more close up photos of some of your great details like your backsplash and your sink and curtain underneath. If I'm remembering correctly, didn't you also add a room above your family/living room--are you happy with how that has turned out?

Enjoy your beautiful kitchen!

At 9:58 AM, Blogger serendipitylovesnewyork said...

I love what you have done, also what a great idea for sink window! hope its not to late to add my name to your blog when you change it to invites only, I havent got round to e-mailing you yet. Claire x

At 4:09 PM, Blogger Katie said...

That's beautiful! I want to redo our kitchen, and I definitely want wood counters and honed carrara marble counters. Do you love your marble?

At 4:29 PM, Blogger Lindy said...

Absolutely gorgeous! :)

At 4:46 PM, Blogger Southern Mom said...

I love it! Thanks you for sharing. I hope I'll be included if you still go private. I really enjoy your decorating ideas.

At 8:18 PM, Blogger kali said...

I absolutely love your kitchen!! I loved it before, but it is just perfect now! Really, it is so beautiful!! You are so blessed.

Happy Friday to you too!

At 5:33 AM, Blogger paige said...

love the farmhouse soap holder
on your farmhouse sink
in your farmhouse kitchen
in your newly remodeled farmhouse

At 5:25 PM, Blogger Whitney English said...

Darling! You're such an inspiration, thanks for sharing!

At 5:59 PM, Blogger Nonie Mae.... said...

Beautiful! Just love it...

At 8:07 PM, Blogger Elizabeth B @ A Classic Pearl said...

What a beautiful renovation! Definitely worth waiting! I love your opening with shutters!

At 5:34 AM, Blogger Ellen said...

Now that is one great kitchen. I LOVE it. Great work.

At 5:55 AM, Blogger Gretchen said...

Your kitchen looks fabulous! I love beadboard and the marble countertops are in my "dream kitchen". Also love the little window with shutters over your farmhouse sink. Enjoy!


At 8:57 PM, Blogger Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

I think your kitchen looks so homey, and fresh. I'm in the middle of a re-do/facelift so seeing kitchens that are finished encourages me to keep up my work. We'll be adding a beadboard backsplash as well, but I'm not sure what to put on my counters.
I hope you are enjoying your day.

At 8:57 PM, Blogger Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

I think your kitchen looks so homey, and fresh. I'm in the middle of a re-do/facelift so seeing kitchens that are finished encourages me to keep up my work. We'll be adding a beadboard backsplash as well, but I'm not sure what to put on my counters.
I hope you are enjoying your day.

At 10:07 PM, Blogger Angie said...

Your kitchen is absolutely beautiful!
So clean and fresh looking!

At 9:29 AM, Blogger Tracey said...

Oh thank you for posting! I have a window from the kitchen to the living rooms as well and I hate it, but I love what you've done with yours. THAT I could handle. My husband will be shown pictures when he gets home!

At 10:07 AM, Blogger Liz said...

Beautiful. Just beautiful. I'd give anything for a beadboard backsplash.

At 1:21 PM, Blogger Garden Girl said...

I love it! It suits the refrigerator well. LOL

At 3:51 PM, Blogger Shell said...

Love the new kitchen. It looks beautiful!

At 6:29 PM, Blogger another day in paradise said...

So, so pretty - such lovely details.

At 7:38 AM, Blogger Kim ~ "HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs" said...

What a beautiful kitchen you have!

At 8:27 AM, Blogger Jen@The Cottage Nest said...

I'm so glad you were brave enough to go with the marble. I crave it so much. Please give us an update in 6 mos and let us know if you would do it again! Everything is gorgeous.

At 1:08 PM, Blogger tales from an O.C. cottage said...

Awesome!!! WOW!

m ^..^

At 10:21 PM, Blogger Mama Lisa said...

such a lovely room. it has such a warm look to it. nicely done. thanks for sharing.

At 5:24 PM, Blogger 3 Peanuts said...

LOVE your kitchen. You guys did a fabulous job. We are moving now so I might need to redo a kitchen soon. i will hate leaving mine:(

At 5:21 PM, Blogger Cathie Mullins said...

I love love love the new kitchen,
you have a great style! Enjoying your blog so much. I am looking forward to seeing more.Thanks for sharing.

At 12:10 AM, Blogger Faith, Hope, Love said...

I love it! Thanks so much for sharing with us!


Please add me to your blog list. I love your style - you are a great inspiration.
Thanks -

At 7:47 AM, Blogger Judy said...

I absolutely love your kitchen! Is the refrigerator a reproduction or is it an original?

At 10:56 AM, Blogger SweDaisy said...

Oh I love the fridge and the size of the island. I like how the blue shutters infront of the sink balance the blue fridge. Great job!

Take Care,

P.S. I noticed your next post talks about making your blog private. Does that mean I will no longer be able to read your lovely blog?

At 8:48 AM, Blogger Jennifer said...

Oh Wow I love your new kitchen it just came out so wonderful!I love how you can see your fireplace too!Very Beautiful!..Jen

At 4:46 PM, Blogger bluemagpie said...

Please come and help me with decorating my house. I want marble countertops and a farmhouse sink too!!! :)

Love your blog and hope to see ya on the "other side." :)


At 9:31 PM, Blogger fifitrixiebelles3 said...

I love, love, love your house! We have the same taste!
I'm getting ready to redo my kitchen and I too love carrara marble, but have been warned against using it in the kitchen. How has yours held up?

Just curious....I read in one of your past blogs that you were going to Cottage Chic so I'm assuming you're in either Pinehurst or Charlotte.... I'm in Charlotte and I shop there too!

Please post more pics of your kitchen! It's beautiful!


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