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A Cottage Kitchen Dream.
I am a wife and mother of 3 and an AVID decorator. I write a blog called My Cottage Charm, you can find it at http://mycottagecharm.blogspot.com I love to take something that's ugly and turn it into the proverbial swan. I love to take a space no one wants to be in and turn it into the favorite room in the house. This is my passion!
I am a wife and mother of 3 and an AVID decorator. I write a blog called... More
Adding white paint, some vintage finds and some tlc can turn any dark drab kitchen into a kitchen you'll want to cook in.
Cut out the panels in the upper cabinets and put in glass for a more cottage kitchen look that's great for displaying your favorite dishes. The installation of beadboard in the backs of cabinets, in this case painted a pale pink, give another texture to the room while adding a touch of cottage charm.
When accessorizing a cottage kitchen, use some vintage pieces like the covered cake plate while mixing in some newer pieces like the green rooster, which also adds a splash of color.
I love how bright and airy this space feels, it makes you want to get in there and cook! An island can be built from just about any old table, this one was built from an old porcelain topped table, that had only the legs and top to start with, but turned into a storage dream with the addition of two shelves and a door to help hide larger appliances.
The tin backsplash was installed to cover dark, tumbled tiles and oh what a difference it makes to the kitchen. It brightens it up and also gives it a metallic element and also additional texture.