Friday, May 31, 2013

Kitchen Sneak Peek........Please Don't Hate Me!

If you've been reading my blog for awhile then you know I've been talking about our kitchen redo for a loooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnggggggggg time! Almost two years to be exact! I first mentioned it way back in August of 2011 with this post about stripping cabinets and I've been teasing you ever since. 

Over Memorial Day weekend Nate and I busted butt and worked on nothing but the kitchen and have it almost finished except for a little bit of painting left, which I will be working on this weekend. So I'm going to torture you a little bit longer with a few sneak peeks......please don't hate me!

Just a quick recap on what the kitchen looked like before. 


Don't judge me people. I didn't know what I was doing 9 years ago!


And now for the sneak peeks

I tried to take pictures of only things you haven't seen yet in other posts.

Hey, how did Anderson get in here?!? Oh right, just my way of easing any angry feelings you may have toward me right now. How can you be mad with this sweet face smiling back at you????

Please, please, please come back for the GRAND REVEAL next week! Hopefully it will live up to your expectations! As for me, I'm thrilled with it and so happy to finally have it completed!!!

P.S. If you're still mad about all the teasing and the waiting, scroll back up to see that sweet face again! ;)

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  1. I am so excited for you. The little bits of pics look great. I can't wait to see the reveal.

  2. I am so intrigued! Can't wait to see the reveal. And with that sweet face in your post, who could ever be mad at you? :o)
    Have a great weekend!

  3. OOoooooooh - I can't wait to see the final reveal! I LOVE all things vintage so I'm excited to see! Here's a link to my "one" change in my kitchen - making an wood cabinet look like my vintage metal cabinets: (If you take a look at my page you'll see a few other vignettes using vintage pieces too!)

    Have fun finishing up your project!

  4. I spy a vintage locker basket. Always good in my opinion!

  5. Didn't we ALL use those chili pepper and wine colors ten years ago?? Can't wait to see your grand reveal... and all your hard work! I've been redoing my boys' room this week...also needed a style makeover!

  6. Cannot wait to see it.Oh no apologies if you saw past photos of my home you would cringe too ;-)

  7. Cant wait to see the reveal. Anderson is adorable and that smile so sweet!

  8. Ooooo...can't wait! LOVE what I see so far :) Our kitchen is on the "list" too. Someday...

  9. You were right. I was mad as helll till I saw your son, so I forgive you now.


  10. Who can stay mad once you've seen that cute little Can't wait for the big reveal!:)


  11. The little details I can see look great! I'm going to paint my cabinets white this week so it looks like we have similar projects going on! Stopping by from Give Me The Goods Monday! If you have projects you'd like to link up I have a live blog hop going on here

  12. Oh, you ARE a tease!! The sneak peeks look great-can't wait too see more! :)

  13. Oh the sneak peek looks fabulous. Can't wait to see the whole reveal. Hugs, Marty

  14. Wow- looks like it is bound to be quite the amazing transformation!!

  15. Oooh - I love what I'm seeing so far! Can't wait to see the finished room!

  16. I can't wait to see what you've done. I've been wanting to give my kitchen a face lift. I need some ideas. Thanks for sharing at Fluster's Creative Muster Party.

    Fluster Buster

  17. I love white cabinets and you can't go wrong with blue mason jars...looking forward to the reveal.

  18. Great details, can't wait to see the rest! I'm a new follower,

  19. My first post on your blog and really it is just to say thanks for your Nice Post And Shairing
    You always pick such interesting i visit your blog regularly for updates!
    Loved your description of it.
    Thank you for picking this one.

  20. Can't wait to see the grand reveal! Its looking amazing so far! Thanks for linking up to Give Me the Goods Monday! Love having you party with us!! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  21. Ohhhh I love the sneak peaks already! I can't wait to see the final reveal!

  22. What a beautiful, welcoming room. Can't wait to see more!!

  23. I am completely us more,show us more!


  24. Wow, totally amazed. Great transformation!! This is the first time to your blog and I just love it!! I am new to the blogging world would love for you to check out my blog. I just revealed a bedroom I did for a little girl.

    Amazing job

  25. Hi Melissa! Just wanted to say thank you for responding to my answer about the type of wood you used for your awesome counter tops! Helped out a lot! You got a new follower here!
    Selene @ Restoration Beauty


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