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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Pink Kitchen Shelf

I am almost done with the mini kitchen redo and am excited to show you some more of the progress.

The shelf over the stove got a coat of pale pink paint, and then a dry brush of cream paint.
The above photos show how the shelf has looked before....on the right is the original color...on the left is how it looked with a dry brush of cream paint.   
Next I freshened up the counter next to the stove....above are some photo's of how it has looked in the past.....
Here is the new fresh look....   I am still shopping the house, these are all accessories that you have seen before!

If you have been following my redo, you will remember that I have been using the hand painted drawers we bought at the auction (4 drawers at $4 each)   I put a white vintage bread box, an embellished picture frame, a heart shaped bowl, and a pretty tea pot in this drawer.

I have a small collection of vintage vegetable cans...the old ones are so much prettier than the ones we get now!
I am so pleased with the fresh look the kitchen counter has now!

I didn't make much of a change to this little rolling cart on the side of the fridge.   I added a yo-yo "doily" that I made a long time ago, a pink heart fly swatter, and my initial!
I added some pink bows to the white enamel lid burner covers...
The photo on the left shows the gum ball machines in the shelf above the stove that got packed up, the green cabinet was moved to the counter.....

On the right is the new vignette...everything in the vignette was already in the kitchen, I just moved existing decor to a new place!

I have a little tweeking to do and then I will do a post with a complete tour of my new Rose Garden Kitchen!

 See you soon!


  1. Penny, I just love your kitchen! I have been following you for a while now and had to tell you, I just love your kitchen!

  2. You really are talented! I love the roses!! Thanks for stopping by Wonderful Wednesday blog hop. I pinned you post!
    Diane Roark

  3. So cute! I love the drawers painted with roses. And I love the plates on the pink shelf.

  4. Hi Penny!!!


    I love everything that you've done in the past and everything you've just done to your gorgeous kitchen.

    I love seeing the letter "P" because my name is Pam, the pink color that I can't get enough of and your
    cute "PINK" stove and oven and that you love pink as much as I do!!!!!

    My goodness we could be twins!!!!!


  5. Penny! Beautiful! Love the new paint color on the shelf!! Very Pretty!! Your Kitchen looks so pretty and romantic. I started to take down Christmas and have the LR tree and village taken down. The tree stays as i will turn it into a Valentine's Day Tree...... But I am not off until Tuesday and Friday nights so I will not get much done until then....

  6. you are one busy chick LOL
    it is all adorable
    seen you on Bramleberry Cottage

  7. That is a perfect place to have a darling little pink shelf, love the plates on it too!

  8. I agree, you are a busy bee. Like the new pink shelf and had not seen the little pink over before so that was a delight.

  9. Oh...Penny...i adore your roses kitchen in every detail ! I love every romantic are unique.

  10. Beautiful, I have shared the whole post now over on my FB page.
    thanks for coming by! great blog

  11. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this. PINK is my favorite color. I can't get enough of PINK. It just makes me feel good. It is a known fact in my family it has to be PINK. I bought me a new PINK mixer about a month ago. The heart shape dish with the single rose in your drawer. My mom had that same pattern of china. When she passed away she left it to me. Some of it was still in the original package.

    Charlotte Moore

  12. Beautiful sweet...thanks for sharing on our blog hop! And have a great weekend ahead!

  13. Penny, you have so many beautiful rose items. I still ohh and ahh over that little pink stove! The shelf looks so pretty in pink! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  14. Penny, Your kitchen is beautiful all embellished in roses, so perfect for Valentines day coming up is just a few short weeks.

  15. I have an antique gumball machine that I am crazy about, so I enjoyed seeing your pink one.

  16. Gorgeous it all .. HPS

  17. Those lid burner covers are just the cutest. Never have seen them that pretty. I have some but nothing compared to yours.

  18. Your kitchen is gorgeous and I love your little pink shelf!!

  19. Hey Penny,
    It's all so pretty. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  20. Your kitchen and your home is simply a Shabby Chic dreamland! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  21. love your kitchen there is so much there yet looks so uncluttered great job

  22. amazing kitchen...very pretty...I just looove the lids as burner covers...your ideas are fantastic.

  23. This kitchen is absolutely fabulous!! Love everything about it, 

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  24. Great post! and What a beautiful kitchen! You are definitely an inspiration for me while I try to style my own home. Thanks for sharing..

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