Hello and Welcome to the latest Kitchen Tour
It’s Springtime in the kitchen at Fox Hollow Cottage. We’ve finally shaken off the grey days and rain of Winter and are poised in anticipation of a glorious Summer.
Summertime is short here in the Pacific Northwest, and all the sweeter because of it.
Things are looking a little lighter & brighter.
I think the house and I are both saying… “aah”.
This is the little gem of our kitchen. Our Belle Foret Faucet.
Jim and I both love the rich, coppery-bronze shade and had quite the time shopping for it!
Oh, and this time, I am going to address the plate rack, right in the post.
So far, this is my most asked about item of interest in the life of my blog.
I’ve had this for at least 12 years. I bought it at HomeGoods in Southern California.
I have never seen anything remotely close to it anywhere, ever again in all my shopping.
If I do, I promise to buy them all and let you guys know!! Promise.
Here is a peek into our sun room with a little glimpse of our repurposed fence board bar counter. I loved this wee purple flower but it didn’t make it while I was on vacation. I almost took a picture to share with you… but it was too sad!
The golden yellow honey bee hive container holds powdered sugar. My vintage Ball mason jar is on straw duty and the small green container… is empty. I’ll have to put that to work!!
We love the little dishes and I have them stacked all over. You can only use so many at a time, but I keep picking up more.
They are like dish-crack. I have to have them (:
I love having fresh lemons on hand for drinks and to cook with.
Bonus=they are bight and happy to look at too.
There is that sunshine I was talking about.
Mmm. Love it!!
My white Roo is a kitchen staple, he matches no matter what.
This is our casual dining area and my curtained pantry shelves. To the left is our combination living/dining room, and to the right (not pictured) is a step down into our sun room. Our first floor is very open. Especially for such an old home.
I just recently tested out this new look to see if I liked it.
I think I like it. I’m pretty sure my kitchen is going to be going white in the near future.
There goes my to-do list, growing again.
Our current floor is actually a luxury vinyl.
Hey, that is what the lady told me it was called. (when my jaw dropped at the price)
Leave it to me, to pick out expensive “linoleum”.
It’s actually been dreamy. It’s completely worry free and I planned on having it for many, many years.
That is, until our fridge leaked and damaged all the underlayment (the plywood sub-floor).
Hmm. Water and wood don’t mix? Who knew. lol
Well, since we have to rip everything up… why not go for the real deal this time around?
Austin is older now, and we really are not hard on our floors (if you don’t count water leaks!) so we decided to go for it and not only replace the kitchen, but the other rooms too.
I’m really excited. Not so much about the installing… but you know, about the after part!!
All I’ll need to do is paint my kitchen white and maybe throw up a few beams… and it’ll be time to move! LOL
For some reason, when my house is done, I often feel the need to move?
Not this time though. This is the longest we’ve lived in a house. Ever.
Just for fun, I always like to share a memory of what the kitchen looked like when we bought the house.
We’ve come a long way.
One project at a time.