Sunday, February 26, 2012

A Few Tweaks in the Kitchen

I can't leave anything alone, and I blame it on my Multiple Personality Decorating Disorder!!   I see something and there I go, off room shopping and tweaking things!!

Even though I love my kitchen more than any other room in my house, I still can't leave it alone!! This all started because I had a few $$ left on some Christmas gift cards, and I knew that I would end up losing my cards before Easter got here (it's a miracle I have hung onto them this long!!).  I still have a good bit left on a Pottery Barn gift card and also a Yankee Candle one!!!  WOOHOO!! 

I dropped in Hobby Lobby Saturday night and looked around because I knew I could knock out one of my cards there.  I just ADORE gift cards, especially the Visa ones you can use anywhere....free shopping!! You cannot beat that with a stick!!!!!

So, of coure, I immediately spied these new cute, cute, cute, fleur de lis signs.   Two of those just jumped right into my cart!! LOL!!  They were about 7 bucks each!!!  LOVE the bling on them!!

Fleur de lis + burlap + French script+ bling = LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!
Look at that photo holder that was fleur de lis and burlap also!! ANOTHER score for about $12!!
I'm using it as a recipe holder!!!

These new purchases inspired me to FINALLY hang up my Bon Appetit picture that had been hiding in my closet for like FOREVER!!  I have always loved this print.  I loved my roosters that were there, but it was time for them to take a break.  I loved them so much, I have waited over a year to put up this picture!! They are on a little roo-cation for now in my closet.  LOL!!
Did you notice the silverware art there on the counter? Got those at the fleamarket for $4 each. Yes, that's right!! I hung them separately.  Didn't like them.  Tried them together in a grouping on the wall, didn't like that either.  So, I thought why not just stack them on an easel, and I LOVE IT!!!  I'm sure they won't stay that way forever, but I like it....for now!! hahaha!

Closer look at my masterpiece stacking!!

For today, I'm loving how the countertops look!!  I really adore that burlap fleur de lis recipe holder.  I need to get a recipe card on there, but I couldn't wait to share it with you.  I think I will get one that my grandma handwrote.  That would be a sweet touch!


This is just a random shot of the mirror in the eating area.  As soon as the calendar turns to March, I plan on breaking out some of my bunnies and eggs.  I can't bring myself to do it just yet with February still on the calendar.  I am READY for spring!!


Enjoyed tweaking the kitchen a little on my gift card budget.  Guess what??? I STILL have $$ left.  LOVE IT!!  I am sure I won't have much trouble spending the rest very soon. 

Have a blessed week!!

10 comments:

  1. Great finds and your vignettes are wonderful. Love the sign also. Hugs, Marty

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  2. Your vignettes look great. It's always nice to change things up, Your space is beautiful.

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  3. Hi Farica, your kitchen looks wonderful! I love the feather's in the arrangement on your island! I plan on having a new post this week....have not posted since Sept.
    have a great day,
    Regina

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  4. Farica, what lovely vignettes! Your home always looks so pretty! I'm ready to mix things up for Spring, as well. You did a great job!

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  5. Farica, you know I love your huge kitchen from the time you painted those gorgeous cabinets. Hope you become a Linky Followers member so we can keep up with your blog.
    Thanks, Helen

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  6. Your home is so beautiful and I love how you decorate every space. Your kitchen is just lovely. Thanks for sharing! ~Liz

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  7. Love it, Farica!! I love seeing your GORGEOUS kitchen you always inspire me to go tweak mine. :) I just spent some time today rearranging stuff I love doing it!! :)

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  8. What happened to the silver?!?!?!???? I LOVE your kitchen.

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  9. You have such a beautiful kitchen!
    -Shelley

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