I wanted to show another option for our iron chair seat covers. I had used up a remnant of vintage fabric from Brimfield Flea Market to make these seat covers a while ago. They will be useful when the monogrammed covers (see previous post) are being washed:
Here is the view of the kitchen as you enter from the dining room. I had wondered if the wood trim over the sink might seem too cottage/cutesy, but now I appreciate it for its' originality to the home. Sometimes you have to live with things for a while...
I like to corral every day items in easy reach on the counter:
Pretty jars & bottle on the window, thrift store finds for under $1:
I painted this towel hook white - easy update. There was enough scrap fabric from sewing the tablecloth to make this simple valance for the window:
We recently removed all the hats and gloves from on top of this radiator. Ahhhh...spring is here.
Although I'm reluctant to show our unattractive stove & microwave in a photo, I wanted to share this adorable built-in shelf unit. We think it used to be storage for an ironing board, and shelves were added along the way. The cotton and burlap ruffled skirt was used in a previous project and now hides unsightly storage: