Friday, December 6, 2013

Our San Francisco Apartment: The Kitchen

I have to be honest. Our kitchen is the worst. It is.... the worst. Two-thirds of it are floor to ceiling plywood [PLYWOOD] cabinets and countertops. Okay, maybe the counters are a laminate of some sort but it's all a very, very pale wood. It's unappealing and also, there are no outlets. And the counter space is NOT enough for like... baking cookies, or homemade pizza, or even a margarita station! However, 1/3 of it is pretty rad because we painted a chalkboard wall and brought in a little cart. Here are some photos:




When the Huffington Post picked up the story, someone commented "What exactly is she cutting all of those lemons for, anyways??" Well, rude commenter... maybe I was making lemonade!! I wasn't. I just wanted to bring some color into our totally dismal kitchen. And, truth be told, I almost never drink water without a fresh lemon... so I do cut lemons A LOT. Sheesh. But in the end... the joke is TOALLY on him because by adding this cart + chalkboard wall... I turned a real lemon into a beautiful lemonade stand. Or something.

Seriously though, this cart has been a total lifesaver. We wired some additional power strips to the area and are able to have a coffee maker, mixer, and EVEN a margarita station when needed. Granted, I requested that Bess not photograph the terrible side of the kitchen... so I guess it looks pretty great from this angle. I'm just saying, if you're ever invited over- don't be surprised at the other half.

IMAGE CREDIT: Bess Friday for Rue Magazine.

5 comments:

  1. I love that chalkboard wall and that quote! The photos of your home are beautiful! :)

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  2. Sooo when can I move in? Your home looks soooo beautiful! :)

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  3. I love, love, love this!!! It looks amazing. You definitely made lemonade.. or something. ;) I'm a Bay Area blogger too and we should totally cut lemons together some time! Or.. get coffee?

    xo

    MacKensie
    www.onetonothin.com

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    1. Hi MacKensie! Thank you so much for your kind words! I'd love to grab coffee sometime- I love meeting Bay Area gals! :)

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  4. Hi MacKensie! Thank you so much for your kind words! I'd love to grab coffee sometime- I love meeting Bay Area gals! :)

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Thank you for reading! xoKelli