this used to be our family blog entitled "British Royalty versus the Ramsey Clan" (since i'm descended from King Edward II and jon is a descendant from the Ramsay Clan) but since jon never participated, and my mom is the only one who reads this, it is now a format for writing her letters. I mean, for writing you letters, mom.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

remodeling the kitchen

this was our kitchen when we first moved in:



shortly before we officially moved in (during painting week) we painted the walls a rich sunset yellow color. apparently no photos were taken of it during this phase (phase 1: obsession with a yellow kitchen), but here is a shot of the wall indicating the color:




phase three, entitled: obsession with black and white kitchen, came to fruition today. a week ago, susan became obsessed with re-redoing the kitchen in black and white (having attained a love for the colors [or absence/presence of all color] several months ago). she quit her job last friday (think, if you will, back to a time when jon once wrote to an evil company he worked for: "i'm going to lunch...and never coming back.")... quite abruptly due to their lack of ethical practices and professionalism, and decided to use her time wisely - creative home improvment project. so, without further ado, here is the black and white kitchen!!!










...and yes, i know you are judging me in your head, or perhaps outloud while your spouse in the other room says, "did you say something dear?" while you mutter: "black walls??!" And to this i respond: YES! Black walls! I Love them! I love my black and white kitchen. I should be a designer on Trading Spaces (the materials here only cost $70 for new hardware and paint). You might note it's a bit reminiscent of an italian restaurant mixed with the 1960s pop culture. And I'm in LOVE.
meals not included (unless you come over).




4 comments:

j&m said...

You SHOULD be a designer on trading spaces. Hildie has nothing on you (well she's scary, I like the read head).

m

Courtney said...

We had to paint a 3 by 6 foot stretch of wall that had been damaged putting in a dishwasher. I was sick for 2 days and had to vacate another 2. I'm totally jealous that you can paint your house on a color whim and stay in it. Boo-hoo for me! Black suits you! (So does yellow.) You are the color queen!

whoisfelix said...

I like it! Now do black and white in every single room of the house... You could paint the new sod black and white. The dog...

Paige said...

I love it - it looks really great!