I am excited to finally share my cottage farmhouse kitchen with you today.
I don't know if that is actually a decorating style or just a mixture of different styles that I love. Isn't it nice that we don't have to pigeonhole ourselves into one style label or another anymore?
It's okay to be a mish mash of what makes us happy and express our own unique style.
If I want to mix an antique floral tray with my daughters googly eye potholders from the 1990's...I can.
If I want to pair my barn red cabinets with modern quartz counter tops and mismatched butcher block islands...that's perfectly fine.
I have a list of things I would like to change when they break down and it is no longer smart to fix them, but for now my white 1990's stove is just fine next to my new stainless steel looking refrigerator.
My counter top white microwave works fine next to my black toaster oven and inexpensive Mr. Coffee. As long as my growing collection of aprons has a place to hang, I have beauty enough in that corner of the kitchen.
As I look around I see a collection of pretty containers given to me by sweet friends and the thought of replacing them with matching baskets is just not in my plans. It makes me smile when I see pretty note cards tucked into this fresh lemon box that was a gift from a new blogging friend.
Matching my fresh flowers to this pretty yellow buffalo check makes my heart sing and helps to make the kitchen one of my favorite rooms in our little cottage.
I know it's not much by todays kitchen standards but for my little family it's warm, laid back, come and sit a spell attitude is perfect.
Thanks for stopping by to take a peek at my farmhouse style cottage kitchen redo. I hope you feel inspired to let go of any decorating rules you are forcing yourself to live by and that you use and display only what makes you smile.
I am joining Brenda at A Cozy Little House for Tweak it Tuesday and Kim at Savy Southern Style for Wow us Wednesdays.