January 10, 2014

Winter in our Kitchen

Hello there!  I feel like it is taking me forever to get back in the groove of things after the holidays.  I am finally getting things back in order around the house.  I really do love this time of year.  There are less activities pulling us away from home and everything moves at a slower pace.

Billy finally installed this caged light pendant that I found at Target on clearance last summer.  It originally had a plug on the end of it, but he managed to hard wire it to the recessed fixture above our sink.  I am thrilled with the charm this light added for the $5 I spent on it.

Shaw's Farm Sink with Target Theshold caged pendant | www.goldenboysandme.com


Shaw's Farm Sink with Target Theshold caged pendant | www.goldenboysandme.com

Target Threshold Caged pendant | www.goldenboysandme.com

I enjoyed unpacking these Pottery Barn lanterns, a Christmas gift from my sister-in-law.  It was so hard to decide where to hang these.  They ended up flanking the mirror in our dining area and I love how they finish off this space.  The finish on these is black and the finish on our light fixture is a bronze do they don't look great together.  I haven't decided if I want the hurricane chandelier to stay here, but if I do I will be spray painting it to match the lanterns.  I am on the hunt for a new light for here, but it is No Spend January here, so that will have to wait.

Pottery Barn artisinal lantern candle holders and preserved boxwood wreath | www.goldenboysandme.com

Pottery Barn artisinal lantern candle holders and preserved boxwood wreath | www.goldenboysandme.com

I picked up the cutlery Kitchen Paper runner at GarnetHill.com when it went on clearance right before Christmas.

KitchenPapers runner cutlery pattern in dining room | www.goldenboysandme.com

KitchenPapers runner cutlery pattern in dining room | www.goldenboysandme.com

I added a chalkboard printable from TheGraphicsFairy.com  in a frame on our new kitchen mantel.

diy range hood mantel with stainless pot filler and white subway tile backsplash | www.goldenboysandme.com

diy mantel shelf with preserved boxwood topiaries | www.goldenboysandme.com

Target Threshold caged pendant with dried magnolia leaf wreath over sink in kitchen | www.goldenboysandme.com

It's alway fun to decorate this DIY kitchen stand.

diy 3 tiered kitchen tray with pewter measuring spoons | www.goldenboysandme.com

I love the art of Susan Branch and the whimsy her calendar adds to our kitchen.

Susan Branch calendar | www.goldenboysandme.com

Finally, the snow is falling outside and I think it is time to make some comfort food.  I hope you are keeping warm and enjoying this quieter time of year.


8 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, Courtney! Your kitchen looks so warm and inviting. I love love LOVE the window over the sink!
    Ann R.

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    1. Happy New Year, Ann! Thanks for your kind words about our kitchen :)

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  2. I love that little lantern, so pretty!! What a warm inviting space Courtney!

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  3. Your kitchen looks so pretty! I have been having a hard time getting back into the groove of blogging this week. One goal for 2014 was to post 4 times a week..so far I am at 2 for this week! Oh well. We got some snow this morning here but I heard it supposed to warm up over the weekend.
    -Shelley

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  4. Everything looks so cozy! I have a love affair with Susan Branch too.

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  5. I love to read any thing on your blog but my favrot thing that you write about is Gumpy and Keeper

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  6. Where did you get the chalkboard wine bottle over your sink?

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