things in the kitchen

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Our kitchen and dining room are not finished, but here are some little peeks:

I am looking after my grandmother’s trinkets for her (she had to move to an assisted living situation due to Alzheimer’s). I added a few of my own in there – a koopa troopa, a hei teki ornament, a three legged pig, a silver acorn, and a Snork, just to name a few.

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Here is a better look at the curtains. My ceiling is a sad 7’9″ tall, so these really added height to the room when hung just at the ceiling line.

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I stumbled through altering them for my kitchen window. Not professionally done, by any means, but works for us!

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Found this lying around too. It is a Cabo liquor bottle. I appreciated the shape and wooden cork, so one day I peeled off the label and wrapped it with twine.

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It looks good next to a bottle of Viking Blood liquor, also peeled and sporting a wood cap. My sister-in-law found a cheese wheel and a little iron mouse. It makes a nice little set in an otherwise boring corner of the kitchen.

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2 Comments

  1. mik

    nice curtains, groovy bottles and cute mouse!

    Reply
    • CaLynn

      Thanks! I forgot to mention my MIL helped hem the brown ones, too. I was too nervous to give it a go so I enlisted her help.

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