I'll do a post with info about the house and the m.a.n.y projects that are on the to-do list. The crazy thing is our limitations about placement in the kitchen have everything to do with the lack of electrical outlets! It's not like electricity didn't exist in 1957, but obviously it wasn't used like today!
The cool thing about the limitations is I am being creative and resourceful...and I finally got to do a piece of furniture for
Besides the fact that our friends told us we needed a bar, I also need a place for the microwave that we stalked Craigslist for. When you see my kitchen, you'll understand why, but I will say two words: outlet and counterspace.
Found this on Craigslist and it happened to be with someone I had already purchased an item from last spring. Snagged it and got to do it last weekend. Didn't know until I started taking the hardware off that it is an Ethan Allen piece from 1983. I wasn't thrilled with the hardware, so I filled the holes on the drawers so I could use single cup pulls. I also got a little crazy and layered 2 Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors that I have not seen together before: Old Ochre as base coat and French Linen as the top coat, in a semi-dry brush fashion. So here is the finished project:
Totally in love with French Linen-it is not nearly as blue as Paris Grey and not as green as Country Grey.
So, the bar is stocked and the microwave will be going on top for the time being. Until I determine how to do it differently.
I lied. This is actually the second piece that I got to do for