I'm still grabbing ideas for kitchen makeovers off of Pinterest. Golly, my golly, so many inspiring and great ideas at this place! A bit overwhelming sometimes, and I feel as though I'm gazing through a hundred magazines at once. Is that possible? No, but it can give you a sense of too many ideas. At least my brain doesn't hold all those ideas.
I'm plucking favorites and keeping a folder of the ideas that shout to me. No soft spoken, kind of like that idea, but rather the one's that really speak to me.
The picture above...
I love the colors and since our kitchen is small white shall be the ideal color palette. However, the reason I like this picture is the creative way they installed the fan above the stove. Particularly the painted shelf that sits above.
This one, and I ask you, who wouldn't want to have a little corner shelf and knife rack like this? It provides a useful nifty and aesthetically pretty counter top display. Are you noticing how the paint color is the same on everything? The molding on the shelf makes it. A simple but effective way to add some pizazz to an ordinary shelf.
As much as I love neutral tones, I too love color. I was drawn to this photo because of the two strong colors. The wall paint color and the sofa. Bold and beautiful!
Again, notice how the paint color is swiped through the entire room, including the mantle. Interesting. It certainly makes it easier to paint everything the same color, and I believe this concept will certainly be trending in the years to come.
Did you know you can purchase sheets of brick? When I was growing up my mom had brick in her kitchen. Maybe that's why I'm drawn to it. I'm not sure that's where I'm going now, but if I were designing a country kitchen, I'd probably include some of the elements.
No more soap chatter for the months ahead. I'll be using this platform as a remodel our kitchen idea and project.
I'm taking time to plan it out and plucking some of those great ideas.
So far, and probably not in stone, subway tiles are in, as well as. That's about it! You see, these things take time and thought.
Keep posted and I'll share my thoughts.
A bit of soap...
In between the many moments of browsing ideas, I'm keeping up with the shop and yes, making soap.
Sweet Grass is the latest.
My friend Deb gave me a nifty calendar book that I'm now using to keep track of the soaps. Hundreds, thousands, oodles of soap bars in an array of aromatic scents being documented so that I can keep up with them all.
Note, don't forget to write down Sweet Grass made on March 23.
Spring rains hopefully coming, and all is well with my soul.