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The Pine Kitchen Cupboard

Wednesday, November 26, 2014




I've been filling the cupboards in the new kitchen

and the one made of pine is pretty much finished...



You may remember this piece,
it used to look like this... 




Now it looks like this...





I've been filling the shelves with a little pewter and ironstone.




Of course a farmhouse style kitchen needs a swan and a hen or two...











A little Nandina from the garden...




This keepsake was added too, my childhood cookie jar.
This piece brings back so many memories!

My brother and I ate many a cookie from this jar
and I couldn't begin to tell you how many times this poor little bird lost its head...




So often it lay in a small bowl on the counter, just waiting for mom to glue it back on again.
The beak is long gone...



There are two more cupboards to fill.
My favorite things to use are old pieces, like the cookie jar.
Have any pieces in your kitchen that remind you of your childhood?


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13 comments:

  1. LOVE the new paint color on the pine cupboard, Cindy. How fun to have your childhood cookie jar, it's precious, beak or no beak!

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  2. Love the new color and it is filled perfectly ! So nice to have your childhood cookie jar displayed !

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  3. I'm sure it is fun to be putting your kitchen back together bit by bit and you've certainly done a wonderful job on your pine cupboard! Love the ironstone with the pewter. The little touch of red berries hints to Christmas ahead.

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  4. Great re do on the cute cupboard. I love the goose on the top. Simple and interesting all at the same time!

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  5. The cupboard is very sweet , I just love it...looks wonderful! Lisa@ Sweet Tea N' Salty Air

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  6. What a beautifully bright transformation and its occupants are darling!

    Happy Thanksgiving, Cindy.

    Poppy

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  7. It looks great! I have the cookie jar from my Grandmother and I cherish it!

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  8. I love your rustic looking pine cupboard and the cookie jar is so cute.

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  9. I love the new paint color and you have styled it beautifully. I am lucky enough to have received the coveted cookie jar from my grandmother's kitchen. It brings me joy every time I see it as I am sure yours does too.

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  10. Wow, it looks great! Good idea! Thanks for sharing

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  11. Oh yes...I do like that makeover. Your collection looks lovely on it and those red berries just set it off! I have a few items in my kitchen that were my mom's that I love using. One is an old aluminum pie pan and I can visualize her baking one of her pies whenever I get it out to use! Thanksgiving blessings to you and your family, Cindy!

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  12. Great job! Happy Thanksgiving. http://mandyandconner.com/2012/01/26/reupholstered-chair-before-and-after/

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  13. Don't know how I missed this post...LOVE that piece...it looks FABULOUS painted!!

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