Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Two steps Forward one Step Back...Installation of kitchen tile

Today I am getting my kitchen back splash installed, that was to be my last project on the first floor, if you remember we have been doing many projects that stemmed from damage our house suffered in a Nor Easter in 2010. 

Image Country Living Magazine

So although I am really excited about the tile, my joy is somewhat diminished by the 5 x 7 hole in the ceiling of my keeping room/eating area off the kitchen! Thank you Irene.

Image from Southern Living

 I know many more suffered worse than I did, and I feel horrible for them, but I still feel sad for me. I really wanted to be finished with all of this work, it has been going on for over a year.

Image from Southern Living

Our house in very traditional and reminds me of an updated farmhouse, so for the kitchen we just decided to go with a white subway tile. I know in blog land that they are overdone and supposed to be out but what can I say, we like classic.

Image from House Beautiful

These are a few of the inspiration photos that we liked, hopefully in two days I can show you the finished kitchen!

Image from House Beautiful


  1. Great kitchens, it would be hard to pick a favorite. Looking forward to seeing your's finished.

  2. Elizabeth, I love your inspiration photos! Good luck with finishing up and I can't wait to see the new kitchen.
    xx Sunday

  3. Elizabeth,
    What wonderful inspirations. I too really like those tiles!
    How's you week going?

  4. Oh dearest, this is THE LOOK! Fresh, happy, a touch of modern with the OLD WORLD classic shining through. I cannot wait to see YOUR results!!! Now off to school....Anita

  5. This is just beautiful, light and clean!
    Thinking of you in the aftermath.
    Can't wait to see your kitchen...

    Take Care,
    - Irina


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