A few of you made comments yesterday that my little to-do list looks a little like a movie poster with my “Coming Winter 2013” label on the bottom.
And you know me – I’m going to roll with it and act like I meant to do it.
Except now you know I didn’t.
So nevermind. Psssh. Needy internet. But I’m still doing it (hence today’s movie title attempt… think Die Hard franchise where the titles get progressively worse – that’s the direction we’re going here).
I thought today would be fun to start off where things ended yesterday. Now that you’ve seen the to-do list, you’re ready to see the plan (so far): my kitchen mood board. Again, nothing has really been purchased except for a tea towel from West Elm that I plan to frame as kitchen art. The one in the mood board above isn’t the same one, but it sets the same general black/white/gray neutral color palette that I’m gravitating to. Add a few natural wood elements in there, and I’ve got a nice, clean kitchen. I’ll later add some bits of color with accessories that can be easily changed out. Upper white cabinets will brighten up the kitchen, while the lower dark gray cabinets will play off the butcher block countertop (Ikea is likely) and also keep a cohesive feel with the black and white staircase (since parts of the kitchen can be easily seen right from the front door).
As you can also probably tell, I don’t yet have a backsplash idea in mind. I have been really admiring the use of penny tiles on Pinterest and other sites, but I don’t think I have the patience that penny tile requires. I like subway, but I think it may not be the right choice for this house. I’m sure I’ll find something that works eventually, but for now I’m okay with leaving it alone. I’ve got enough to do already!