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Monday, November 3, 2008

Decorating Kitchen Cabinet Tops

Here are the tops of my kitchen cabinets. I tried to create a warm and inviting atmosphere with color and greenery. As you can see I like lots of things, I created different levels just like in the bookcases to create some interest.




It was really hard to get good pictures, my kitchen is pretty small and there's a light hanging over the island that kept getting in the way.
I've been really busy the last couple of days making things for my Etsy Store and a craft show I'm doing in Dec. I'm excited about Christmas, but it's also a very busy time as we all know. Also look for my blog give away soon!!
Kristen

42 comments:

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

You did a great job on your cabinet tops. They look beautiful!!

Diane said...

You did a beautiful job on the cabinet tops! :0} Diane

Melissa Miller said...

~Gorgeous Kristen! I always love your sense of style and balance. The fronts of your cabinets are beautiful too. Thanks for coming by and complimenting my tablescape. It was a spur of the moment decision to post it. I must admit I don't even own a tablecloth but I have four sets of dishes. Go figure...~Melissa

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Your cabinet tops look awesome. You have a knack, dear one!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Bo said...

Hi Kristen...just stopping by to see what you've been up to and found your cabinet tops looking so dressed up...pretty! ;-) Bo

Happy To Be said...

Kristen you do have the touch girl just beautiful..I alway enjoy coming here..Oh and thanks for you comments at Lynne's on my Friendship light I made her...hugs and smiles Gloria

Miss Janice said...

Wow! I found your blog by accident and quickly scrolled through all the lovely photos. I have placed a big red star on a post-it sheet right in front of my keyboard, as a reminder to myself to come back tonight and drool over your classy decorated house! I'm a new blogger as well, hope you'll stop by...
Miss Janice

squawmama said...

Kristen sweetie... you have such class & elegance it shines through in your decorating... Love your house and all you have done to it... Have a Happy Tuesday and give Chase a big hug from me...

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Chari said...

Hi Kristen...

What a beautiful kitchen you have...I love your cabinets...and I love how you accessorized the tops of them!!! Just gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing, yet another beautiful room in your lovely home!!!

Warmest wishes...Chari (Happytodesign)

Pat said...

I love the kitchen cabinets you have and the way your decorated them is so pretty!

Hugs, pat

Pat said...

Hello again --I was trying to click on your photo on your sidebar to your ETSY store but it doesn't click through. I'd love to see more of your work as I loved the two pieces you showed, so please let me know when your store is open.Thanks!

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Looks Beautiful Kristen!!

Kim

Jannet said...

Great job Kristen, the result is very warm and inviting! And it blends in all so beautiful. Very inspiring :)

laurie said...

Your cabinet tops look beautiful! You've given your kitchen so much personality with the beautiful decor on top of the cabinets. laurie

Kristen said...

I admire your sense of style

"Blossom" said...

Wow, wish mine looked like this.
Years ago I collected baskets (longerberger) and I put them on top of the cabinets the day we moved in and never removed them.
Don't don't necessary look good in the home so I might put them on e-bay and see them.
Your home is absolutly beautful and the color schemes are lovely.
blossom

Raxx - A day in the life said...

I really like your decorating style! Do you decorate for Christmas? If you do it must be awesome!!

Buffie said...

Beautiful job! I love your kitchen Kristen, awesome girl!

Buffie :)

sweetmemorymakingmom said...

Kristen, I love your kitchen. We need to redo are kitchen in white cabinets and yellow walls. Not sure of the counter top yet! Did you by change get your book yet. I accidently switched the lil' card I put in your package with someone elses. I am sorry. I hope it didn't confuse you. I saw yours on my sewing table the other day! Made me so mad! I was trying to keep that from happening and it did anyway. hugs, Ellen

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Hi Kristen- I hadn't been over in a little while so thought I would drop in and see what new postings you have! Your home is so lovely and you can tell you enjoy decorating and making your home a haven for your family!

blessings to You!

mary

Chris said...

Hi Kristen, love your house and can not wait till you decorate for Christmas....I lost my blog list a while back and I just noticed I missed putting you back on it, I'm sorry. You will be added now, for sure.

Hugs,
Chris

tardevil said...

You did a great job up there! I know how hard it is to get everything looking just right on top of them! It takes SeVEraL trips up & down the ladder!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Hey, I am starting... to feel a little better. I don't think I will be going back to the floral shop. I can't have any set back with my shoulder. This was way too scarey for me. I am not sure what I'll do. Maybe just stay at home and enjoy my beautiful life.
Hugs, Terrie

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Those cabinets look great. Since its wood, be sure to clean them regularly with a wood cabinet cleaner

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Joan said...

Great ideas. Love the tops.

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This is one reason why I like to be able to decorate above my cabinets. It adds such character and something special to the kitchen. My kitchen is screaming 1977 drop ceiling plexiglass panels and hopefully I will be able to have that changed in 2012..It's on my list of goals to accomplish. We've only been here going on 7 yrs. so gradually changed things over to reflect our style of living, not the previous owners. Now if I could only win the Md. lottery!

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