Thursday, May 11, 2006

Corners of my Home

The 'corner' for this week is in my kitchen. This is the area where I have located everything for baking. My mixer stays out, but my other appliances are in the appliance garage on the left. I like having everything hidden, but yet easy to slide out when I need it. I have a little vintage wire rack on the wall which I stick recipe cards in to be filed. My recipe boxes were all picked up at garage sales or flea markets, as well as the mini-sifter. The wooden piece in the back right corner is an old potato masher.
I saw a kitchen in a magazine once that had beautiful old silver ceiling tiles for a backsplash. To get a similar look, I used heavy embossed wallpaper and then painted it with a silver metallic paint by Behr. My aunt did the same with a copper metallic paint, and that looks nice also.


  1. Dear Deb, I love you. I have been wanting to do a tin ceiling and back splash but no way to afford that. So I was thinking of do what you did and was wondering how it would work. Well now I know. Thank you, thank you. One more reason I am sad you live on the other side of the US. Clarice

  2. Hello. I just found your blog and am going to set aside a good hour to go through it this afternoon. It's beautiful! Your canisters caught my eye...I have been on the lookout for some just like that! I am going to try a few stores this afternoon. Your baking area is just darling.


  3. Aha, you do have your own bakery of sorts! I too think the wallpaper idea is so many of your other ones, including the wire basket for the recipe cards. I wish you could magically organize my home for are so good at it! I have a similar space with my canisters and mixer on the counter...hmmm, now that I think about it, I have a wire basket that would work for cards too, I need to look for it! Thanks for sharing your great ideas once again!

  4. Deb, your "boxes" with suger and tea looks great! My mother has some similar boxes in her kitchen too.

  5. I love those canisters...very vintage looking! The bakig area is not only pretty but oh so practical! Enjoy your weekend, and Happy Mothers Day! Blessings to you and yours...

  6. I really love your backsplash idea...very clever!

  7. Anonymous6:14 PM

    Your home is just beautiful.


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