To all of you that are new to the blog, and there sure are a lot more of you these days, thanks for stopping in. I hope some of you stick around for the fun things that are coming later this year. In case you missed one of my favorite projects from last year here is a little recap.
The project I did in the last year that I am most proud of is the coffee bar. However, when I posted the finished piece in it’s new home I didn’t really give it the time it deserved so today seemed a good day to correct that wrong. You can read about the ridiculous challenges I had refinishing this piece here. It is a fun story and a great example about why you should not paint over the hardware on your cabinets. If you are looking for information on sources you can find those on this post.
The finished project has been in the house for four months and I still look at it everyday with pride. It holds everything we need for coffee, tea and the extra storage is essential in this funny kitchen that was so obviously designed by someone that doesn’t cook. Having a water cooler in the house always seemed odd to me, but it is really one of the greatest ideas we had. The coffee tastes better with this water and I drink more water because it is so conveniently the right temperature.
You can also see the evidence of my crush on Fiestaware. I love that Fiestaware and Le Creuset both allow me to mix the colors to make for a bright cheerful kitchen. Then there is the coozie/koozie collection. That is evidence of a lot of punk shows, two years at The Fest in Gainesville, sporting events, gift from friends and even a wedding favor in there. I don’t get as much use out of them these days but like any souvenir they are great memories and it is fun to have a place to show them off and I still collect them. I love this picture because in the background you can see my favorite Gaslight Anthem poster. This poster is the inspiration for the kitchen colors and the blog design.
What project are you most proud of? Put a link in the comments so I can check out your pride and joy.0