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Monday, September 7, 2009

My Counter Top.

Hi everyone.  How about taking a peek at the progress we’ve made so far?  Let’s start with the counter tops.   I think my husband did a fantastic job. 

This is what the counter looked like before.   Can you say ugly?  Very outdated.  IMG_4046

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And after!  I love the color.  Love the different shades it has.  IMG_4089

My hubby wubby cleans his mess too. :)  Thank goodness. :D  IMG_4112

This is a close up of the formica top.    I love it.  We didn’t spend a lot money because we’d like to add on to our house and our addition includes a kitchen.  Someday.  For now, this is what we’ll have.  I love it.  IMG_4075

For the backsplash, I am using the beadboard wallpaper everyone is using lately. I ordered mine thru Home Depot.  They have the best price.   I’ll make another post as soon as I finish this part.  For anyone that is thinking about using beadboard wallpaper, I say go for  it.  It is very easy to handle.  And…..it’s paintable.  I will be painting mine probably in the same shade as the counter top.IMG_4051

We also bought a new sink in a slate color.  It is a dark color almost black but not quite black.  Love it.  We are adding trim to the cabinets and then I want to paint the trim and make it look distressed.   Hopefully, it’ll look good.  I saw some cabinets at Lowe’s and I loved the look they have.  They have a glaze over certain areas. The glaze is called Toasted Almond.  Love it.  I’m going to attempt doing that on my cabinets.  Wish me luck.  hee hee

Well I hope y’all enjoyed a little peek at my counter top.  I’ll make sure and give y’all an update as soon as we finish.   I can’t wait to show  you all! 

Blessings,

Sandra

10 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

~WOW! Sandra this kitchen of yours is looking gorgeous! LOVE those countertops and the sink sounds beautiful and very chic. Show us all of it soon! Yay! :)

mythoughtsmyvoice said...

It sure made a difference :-) And inexpensive, you say? Well, I think everybody is all for that too :-) It gives much more warmth to your kitchen - the color.

Li

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

The new counter is just wonderful. I really like the color and the beadboard wallpaper should look fabulous. I can't wait to see it all. Hugs, Marty

Ana said...

Looking good Sandra! I'm so excited for you. I remember when we redid our kitchen. It was tons of hard work, but at the end it was all worth it. Can't wait to see more. Have a great day.

Smiles and blessings,
♥Ana~A Petite Cottage

ceekay said...

Your kitchen is turning out just lovely. Love that wallpaper!
Thank you for your comment. My only hope is that Christ be seen through me....whatever the circumstance. I am so glad you are praying too for all these precious people. It seems at time our blogging family is really hurting...but
Joy comes in the morning! and so does more of finishing your lovely kitchen...can't wait to see more!

Rosy said...

Wow! Sounds exciting, you have lots of projects ahead of you.

COUNTRY MOM said...

I love your kitchen. Before and After. Great pics. Have a great day. Blessings,

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Sandra, it looks wonderful. You guys are doing a fabulous job. I am excited for you!

Barb :-)

Shelia said...

Hi Sandra! Oh, your new countertop is so pretty. Love the color. What a difference. I'm excited for you and your redoing. Please don't look at my countertops - they're so old!! :)
Thank you for sharing in my joyness.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Cass @ That Old House said...

You made an excellent countertop choice! It looks fabulous. Can't wait to see the new sink; it will look terrific in that new counter!
Cass