Friday, January 29, 2010

Kitchen Eating Nook Before and After

I know I have shown you bits and pieces of the Kitchen Eating Nook, as we worked on it, but not the whole area. So here is a picture of the before.

BEFORE


And here is the AFTER. We painting the red and olive green walls Belgian Waffle and replaced the chandelier.

This furniture was in my formal dining room at my old house. We hope to add some curtains or valances on the window and maybe an area rug, down the road.

Well, we are suppose to get about 11 inches of snow tonight and tomorrow. I am looking forward to it! Have a great weekend.

Welcome Home,
Penny

34 comments:

  1. Penny, it seems like your new house is quite a bit bigger. Do you love having all that space? Your home is just beautiful!

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  2. Love the Belgian Waffle color...mine is currently red and I'm really having a hard time getting used to it. For one, it's hard to find fabric I like for chairs and windows to go with the red. Your bird cages look great up on the hutch! Thanks for sharing the pictures!

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  3. Penny....Very pretty and spacious!~Patti

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  4. Hi Penny,

    Enjoy the snow :) Here in the NE I can tell you I am sick of it..it's been a very snowy one and more months to ago :( I do believe the stork dropped me off at the wrong local lol

    I am so glad you're enjoying your new home !!!

    All the best,
    Kathy :)

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  5. Your home looks so lovely and I love how you have done it. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.

    Willow

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  6. Beautiful color and I adore that cabinet and hutch!

    xoxo
    Jane

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  7. You have really made a master piece with your home.....I adore the color of your walls..... I went by Lowes and got me a paint chip of it.... It is looking magazine ready... lovely
    Hugs
    Linda

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  8. What a pretty room to breakfast in! I have always loved that red hutch, I am scouring craigs list hoping to score a cute hutch for the dining room with my Christmas money:>)

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  9. All of your hard work is certainly paying off. I just love seeing your finished projects.
    Karen
    Ladybug Creek

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  10. Penny-Love the new paint! I had that first chandelier in a previous house--I did NOT pick it out :) Love the new lighting and your red china cupboard!!! Maybe you can stay in and REST with all that snow on the ground!

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  11. Fabulous room and I love the new color. Looks fabulous. Hugs, Marty

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  12. What a beautiful change it made. I adore that red hutch.

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  13. Penny it is so bright and pretty...makes me want to get rid of my dark paint. When my husband sighs, I'll just say...it's Penny's fault! LOL
    Have a great weekend!
    Tracy

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  14. Wonderful French Country color scheme. I adore every inch of it. Please stay safe and warm. We are expecting 14" of snow tonight and tomorrow. I'm not looking forward to it because on Dec. 18 we had a huge snowstorm and lost power for 4 days. Just too fresh in my mind right now. Enjoy yours though. I'd be happy if it missed us totally.

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  15. Beautiful changes, Penny.

    Our snow went south. They also had ice, down that way,too. Our friends in NC, said they had freezing rain, before the snow,I believe.

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  16. Another trend will be traced right back to this blog - we'll all be wanting a red china cabinet!

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  17. Love the dining area...especially the red hutch! We are supposed to get 12+ inches here.

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  18. Oh do take pictures of the snow...hope that it won't last long. Do you bake during snowstorms?

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  19. All that and I forgot to say that your room looks wonderful. The lighter color is very nice.

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  20. Very pretty! Enjoy your weekend ...stay warm! I'm looking forward to your photos of the snow!

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  21. I just thought about you when I saw you had posted this. You have really been working hard on your new home. Isn't it fun? I wish I had a project like that. I was just over at the Tassel Castle on Etsy, and saw a red/black tassel and a rooster tassel that reminded me of you, but I knew you had moved, and didn't know what the new place was looking like. We have at least 7 inches of snow too, and are suppose to get alot more over night. We're right about the line, apparently. Charlotte hasn't gotten that much.

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  22. Love your breakfast room. Your red piece of furniture is beautiful! Window treatments and a rug can come later. Love & blessings from NC!

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  23. Love that red hutch... mishelle

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  24. Hi Penny,
    Your "nook" came out great! Love the red china cabinet. Do you have the back wall of it lined with red gingham or something? It's a great showcase for transferware.
    Re:snow, you have more than we have on the Southern Maine coast! Stay warm and drive safely if you must venture out.
    WendyBee

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  25. I think I need another cup of coffee... I was wondering why you'd put an area rug down the road, lol.

    I think you need colored candles to go with the white candlesticks to make them show up. I liked them better black, really. Sorry.

    LOVE your house, LOVE your photos, LOVE it all. Thanks for sharing it!

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  26. Very nice, Penny! I love your red cupboard.

    We're getting snow and ice......a good weekend to stay inside.

    Hugs,
    Donna

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  27. This is so awesome. Just beautiful!
    I love it all..

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  28. I love that red cabinet with the yellow walls. I absolutely love snow. I know that's weird, but I really do!
    Hugs,
    Cathie

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  29. Love that hutch so much! What a lovely room! Looks like you get great light in there with that wall of windows!

    Manuela

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  30. Just gets lovelier each time you show a new spot around the house Penny.

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  31. Hi Penny!

    I just love the wall color! So fresh!

    And the cabinet is to die for!

    love, kelee

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  32. Beautiful! I am in love with that red cabinet!!!!

    xx
    Becky

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  33. Love it! Thanks for sharing the paint color. It's very pretty.

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