Country Kitchen in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Photos by Carole Meyer....This very small kitchen has grown over the years. We have added custom made pieces of furniture to expand the counter space and storage space. Our newest idea was to add a long shelf below the very high cabinets. Design by Carole Meyer
“like the plate/pot rack storage” — risris
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The long shelf is just above the sink and below some very tall cabinets. I love this open shelving where we now store some of the colorful, hand painted dishes that are sold in the mercado here in San Miguel.
“She has a painting on one of her cabinets - great idea!!” — margold77
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There is quite a mix of materials in this little kitchen....but that is part of what I love about it. The sink is made of stone.
“Interesting sink....” — margold77
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The upper cabinets have tin fronts with punched star shapes which were done by a local workman.
“Love the look of punched tin.” — grannywolf
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This view shows two of the pieces of furniture we had made to expand the tiny kitchen, The table in the background is an old country table that will seat 10 to 12 people with room to spare.
“I like this photo at all” — khrystya91
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This is a bar area with a small refrigerator for cold drinks as well as a place for the microwave.
“Talavera” — La Fuente Imports
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The final improvement will be to replace the white stove with a new stainless steel stove as well as a new stainless steel dishwasher. I quite love this little kitchen and how it has grown over the years. The challenge of getting this space to function and have enough storage has been fun.....and the best part is that I love the way it looks. Unique and built over time.
“back splash??” — bblee
“Shelf under cabinets” — Linda Orange
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