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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The wait is over.....the kitchen is finished !!!


Good morning.....at last the doors are on and the kitchen is finished....



there is nothing left to do but enjoy it......

and oh I am!! Found this funky little cabinet at Homesense...


the french letter was a gift from sweet Tracey (FRENCH LARKSPUR)





I love how the counters turned out...so rich looking..and very easy to take care of too....







had so much fun adding all the little touches.....






oh and of course my new/old french mirror...my pretty plate rack...






and our old doorbell.....that still works! Thank you all so much for coming to see it...your kind comments really do make me happy! Till next time....x0x0












55 comments:

cityfarmer said...

how can you stand to leave the place??
It's a magical wonderland

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

You must be so excited. Everything turned out so perfectly. I love all the little added touches!

Sandi said...

This is gorgeous Chrissy!! I love it! I am sure you are glad it is all done so now all you have to do is sit back and enjoy it. Love all your special touches!!
Blessings~

Wanda said...

I know you're thrilled! It was worth the effort and wait. I love, love, love the counter tops!!

Wanda @ Just Vintage
http://shopjustvintage.com/blog

Becky C said...

Wow! What a makeover, Chrissy! This is beautiful, and the little touches are perfect. That funky little cabinet is really great. So glad you shared the finished product. Lots of hard work paid off :)
Blessings
Becky C

Pattie said...

This is just gorgeous !!!! I would cook all day in this kitchen... Need a cook? Love all the vintage touches...

Pattie

High Street Cottage said...

Chrissy, this is absolutely beautiful! And all the pretty details you added here and there are delicious! Pure and simple kitchen love. I so admire your style. As soon as I saw the little icon in my bloglove, I clicked as quick as I could to pop over to see it, and as always it inspires me. xoxo tami

sweetpea said...

it's really beautiful chrissy! just gorgeous! love the play of dark and light and all the special little touches.

hugs,

shelley

Kate said...

Chrissy

ABSOLUTELY stunning to say the least. Just beautiful. Have a wonderful week!

xoxo
Kate

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Chrissy, it is so beautiful!! I would just stand in there and admire it all day long if it were mine! Ya'll did a wonderful job and I know all the hard work and WAITING were so WORTH it!!!

Simply gorgeous!!

Enjoy....

Lou Cinda

Robynne's Nest said...

Congratulations, you've done a beautiful job...the kitchen is gorgeous! The best part of the day for you will be when you get up in the morning and come into your kitchen...it will put a smile on your face every single time! Enjoy. Robx

Secret Garden Cottage said...

It's GORGEOUS, Chrissy!!! I'm sooo happy for you that you finally have your dream kitchen!! It's my dream kitchen, too, btw... lol! ;-) I LOVE everything about it Chrissy... it couldn't be more perfect!
Enjoy all yours and your hubby's hard work!
xoxo,
Jo :)

Fågel Blå said...

Ohh so lovely kitchen!!!!
Very nice!!!!
Have a nice evening!
Kathrine

Restoration House said...

So happy it's finally done! It turned out lovely Chrissy-was worth the wait! The counters are are so rich and beautiful, I love that plate rack and your little touches are great. Great job!

KATHY said...

I really love your kitchen!! I would never want to leave that room. I love all your special touches. That really makes a house a home.

Kathy

Lisa ~ A Cottage to Me said...

Love it! The countertops are beautiful and rich looking!

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Oh Chrissy! It is WONDERFUL! You and DH did a great job. I hope you enjoy the heck out of it. I know I would. :-)

Hugs,
Judy

Roseanna said...

It's wonderful, warm and inviting. Great job, enjoy !

kerrie of sea cottage said...

It is beautiful! I love the dark woods with the white. We are going to paint our oak cabinets white too...but more of a white wash to look weathered by the sea air. All of your french touches make your home so unique...your style is so comforting to me.

Country Livin' said...

ah finally, and I must say it's worth the wait........do you not love it or what!!!
Trish xo

Rachel Noelle said...

I am in LOVE with your kitchen!!;) Absolutely beautiful! Hugs,Rachel

French Farmhouse 425

the growers daughter said...

Hello!

I am so ready for this storm. I have all of my swatches, paint chips, and inspirational binders ready and waiting. I'm going to spend the day inside, with my tea, planning my sun room makeover.

PS - I am loving that cabinet you found at homesense! So cool!

Lara from air kiss said...

Your new white cabinets look great! I love the contrasting tones. Wow - it must feel so wonderful to walk into there over and over again! :) So beautiful Chrissy! Enjoy!
Lara

Sarah at myyellowhouse said...

WOW! I love every inch of it...those counters are stunning!
I just got the latest JD'Arc mag. and thought of you every time I turned the page.
You guys did a wonderful job...and all your little personal touches are beyond lovely! I'm so happy for you that it's finally done.
Stay Warm...we're snowed in. I was going to sew some new pillows but I've spent the whole day on the couch - napping and eating! :)

Theresa said...

Oh I just love your kitchen, you have put so much personality into it! sooo pretty! Theresa xoxo

white cat vintage said...

Beautiful...You did a great job Megan xx

Mary Ellen said...

Chrissy your kitchen is just fantastic! I love all the sweet touches you always know just how to leave. The tin cabinet is such a great find too!

bee blessed
mary

Blue Creek Home said...

It looks beautiful. I love the little zinc cabinet.
Rhonda

A Cottage Muse said...

It looks amazing! The whole room is like a work of art!

Blondie's Journal said...

I love everything, Chrissy...it has your magic touch!

XO,
Janie

Susan @ myhomeroad.blogspot.com said...

Your home is beautiful! I'm glad I found you, I will enjoy your inspiration! Susan

Ticking and Toile said...

Chrissy,
It's so beautiful!! It fits you to a T! :) Love the brick wall .... oh my heavens girl!!!

xoxoxo,
Shellagh

Cindy said...

Very nice! I love the brick walls with the bead board, perfection my friend! And of course all of your sweet little touches make it supremely gorgeous!
Hugs, Cindy

Picket said...

Ohhhhh Sea!!!! It is sooooo beautiful and sooooo you...love love love it!!!! Every nook and cranny is just pure eye candy and that countertop is a beauty!!!! I am so happy for you girl...I know you are loving it!!!!! Picket

Andrea - Faded Plains said...

Oh Chrissy...it looks so amazing...straight out of a magazine. I'm so glad you have your dream kitchen...you deserve it!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Wow!! It is wonderful. I didn't expect anything else.. You all got that done in record time. Thanks for taking us along..hugs ~lynne~

lvroftiques said...

It looks beautiful Chrissy! And so perfectly YOU!....You have the magic touch my friend *winks* Vanna

Musings From A French Cottage said...

Ooooohhh Chrissy~~it is FaBuLoUs!! Your kitchen is amazing. Wanna trade?? Love it and I love all of your beautiful touches too.

xo,
Kathleen

Ps- love the letter in your header photo

Tracey said...

OH WOW Chrissy, WOW!!! It's gorgeous!!! For me, it is adding all of the little details that makes it fun to redo a room, and you are so good at adding those special little touches everywhere!!! The cabinets and countertops are amazing...I love the look of them! And your galvanized cabinet adds a perfect touch. LOVE that French mirror too!

Fabulous!

xoxo

:) T

Sue said...

Chrissy it's simply beautiful!! White, crisp, brand new loverly!! Love all your touches too, enjoy sweetie!! xoxoxo

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

What a beautiful kitchen,I LOVE IT! Are your counter tops wood,or something else? I would love to know,thank-you.
Ginger

joanna said...

love the kitchen...all the little touches make it beautiful. Must be so nice to finally have your kitchen back!

Chrissy said...

Wow it looks absolutely beautiful, that brick wall adds so much to you cabinets and overall looks. All your lovely touches just pull it all together :) Great job and enjoy.

Carole said...

It was a long process but worth all the time and energy. Now you can relax and just enjoy!
xx
Carole

Jennifer Rizzo said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE... oh and did I mention I LOVE.

Deb said...

Your kitchen looks amazing Chrissy...I just love it! ~Deb~

bj said...

OOO, SEA...your kitchen is the cutest thing I've ever seen. I can just picture you, standing in front of that cute stove, just cooking away for your sweetie man.
I love that little cabinet..and the way you have it decorated. And, I've been wanting a plate rack just like that...
Your sweet touches throughout your new kitchen just makes it SHINE.
xoxoxoxo bj

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

it looks great !!!! I know you are so happy that it is done and turned out so beautiful. 5 stars

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh my goodness why is MY kitchen in YOUR house? :)

Secret Garden Cottage said...

I had to come back by and get another look at your fabulous kitchen... BEAUTIFUL, my dear!!
Happy weekend to you, Chrissy!
xoxo,
Jo :)

Pattie said...

I knew this was going to be FABULOUS!!!! LOVE the counter tops and everything in between.. Looks like we might being seeing you in a upcoming magazine or maybe a BOOK???? I'll be keeping my eyes open.. enjoy your new kitchen. happy Sunday.

~~Pattie~~

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Sorry so late...
Your kitchen is just beautiful. I love everything about it and especially the fact that your husband did all the carpentry work and you added all those lovely touches.
Great job!

BonjourRomance said...

It looks fantastic Chrissy! You did such a good job. I love the countertops.
Enjoy,
Mimi

Julie Pishny said...

Love everything that you have done here - fabulous!

Modern Country said...

Oh Chrissy, you must be so happy! I am so happy for you too!!

Much Love to you,
Aina

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