Sunday, March 16, 2008

This is.......my creation

Continuing on the lovely meme from Angela, todays fantastic theme is from Betty the Geek.


This was a difficult one because I post little creations on my blog all the time.
I've decided to go with the biggest and most expensive creation that I've ever made!


This was the kitchen of our house when the old owners were still living there. They had floral wallpaper on every wall of the house. The kitchen tiles were light grey with pink spots. The wallpaper border had rabbits in a field of flowers and they covered up the lovely wooden floors with flowery rugs.


When we moved in, we stripped the wallpaper and painted......

Until we could afford to take out the kitchen......
.......and knock down a wall and the ceiling

......before installing a new kitchen

......and last but not least......finally polishing the floors 17 months later!

21 comments:

Dees said...

WOW What a gorgeous kitchen!!!it truly is perfect!you must be so proud!xoxo

Jenny said...

All that hard work and what a lovely kitchen you have. I love the floorboards with the white-looks spacious and clean!How satisfying.

Lesley-Ann said...

What a beautiful kitchen! Love the white, great colour for a kitchen, makes it look clean somehow!

Enjoy your Sunday! xxxx

starashan said...

gee. why ever did you get rid of those tiles? and the rugs sounded divine! :P

I love your kitchen! It's beautiful :o) Love the spaciness of it. The bench island thingy is lovely too.

(by the way- why is it that your blog always has mile long word verification codes?!! :P)

Bird Bath said...

That kitchen looks fantastic...I'm sure it's a lot of fun to cook/hang out in.

Stacey said...

Your kitchen is gorgeous. Just the sort of think I want.
Your before kitchen is actually nicer than the kitchen I have now....

little red said...

Nice creation!

Sarah said...

What a beautiful kitchen, so fresh. What's that on the wall on the right hand side?

Net said...

Wow, that is amazing - what a transformation. I was thinking the first kitchen wasn't bad, then saw the new one and it's awesome! Those doors to outside must be so lovely when it's warm.

Melissa Haworth said...

Looks great, love the floors

Maureen said...

Another poster who has given birth to a kitchen! And oh yes the labor pains!

The 1st kitchen had good bones, but the 2nd is really great.

(starashan, I only have 5 BOLD letters here today; some days some sites have ones I can barely read. Who knows how the Verifier (!!!) thinks...)

Bec said...

Whhoaahh!! That kitchen is 'home magazine' calibre. I want to run into it and whip up a 12 course degustation straight away!!! You've really done an amazing job. Great creation :)

Geek+Nerd said...

wow! it's beautiful!

AnastasiaC said...

its a fantastic kitchen - you should be proud...i cant wait to have my dream kitchen!!!

tikki said...

that's a gorgeous renovation, love the space and light you've created there:D

Michelle said...

What a stunning space! Such a transformation, love the boards, love the benches, looove the french doors to outside!!!

Donna said...

Gorgeous kitchen. Love the floorboards and aren't they just worth the heartache?

one little acorn said...

What a great kitchen - and the floorboards are lovely. Really like the way it now looks out into the garden. Well done!

Jenaveve said...

What a stunner of a makeover! Well done - you've completely updated it and it looks great. Those floorboards...

Jelly Wares said...

Wowee... You have done an amazing job with your kitchen!!! I hope I can do half as good a job as this with my new renovations...

Jodie :)

Cath said...

oh, I liked it the way the other people had it.....NOT. Looks awesome - so much lighter and you could go all Swedish Chef with the extra space - börk! börk! börk