Friday, July 13, 2012

The _________ Were Hung in the Kitchen with Care...

If you missed yesterday's post, I described a thrifting find I was pretty giddy about, but I didn't reveal the item. I imagined you all shaking your computers shouting "What??? What is is?" like Rex on Toy Story.

Jeremiah hung my treasures last night, and I can't stop smiling at my new kitchen shutters!


If you missed my adventurous story of acquiring these fun shutters, you can read all about it here. Once I got them painted white, I was even more excited about the possibilities.


And might I add that spray painting would have been MUCH easier - but cheap Cindy couldn't justify buying white spray paint when she had lots of white paint in the garage. But painting all those little slats was a bit tedious.


We removed the mini-blinds and the curtain rod that previously covered this window. I do still need to remove some brackets, fill in some holes, and touch up the paint. But I love the light that now pours in the kitchen.


A cute little red pendant light over the sink might complete the space...and I will be on the lookout.

But for now...the shutters are hung in the kitchen with care, and I'm hoping the sunshine will keep shining there.

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    1. Come visit me and we'll go hunting!

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  2. We have shutters, too! They are nice privacy screens!

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  3. Nice and they will match no matter what you do to everything else :) I like the fact you can see out while others can't see in ;)

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