Saturday, October 1, 2011

Back in the saddle again!

Or, the kitchen that is. Ha!

A cold front rolled into Florida last night, so I woke up to a nice fall morning.  Eeeep!  Leaped out of bed and threw open all the windows, first thing.  Before coffee even!  I know, whaaaa?  I love days that I don'thave to run the central air/heat at all.  It's divine.  It was a perfectly beautiful day and I spent most of it outside, but I did make sure to stop smelling the sweet autumn air and get something done on the Orchid.

So, up went baseboards and trims in the kitchen and I made a door from scrap wood.  I still have the bay window left, but it confuses the crap out of me, so I am leaving it for a better day.  All the trim throughout the house will be done in Snow (Titaniu,) White by Americana.  The door between the living room and kitchen is painted in Cool White by Americana.

The door doesn't fit snugly and has gaps above and below, but I love that for the cottage.  Tiny, drafty house.  :)

Here are the pictures:

I am off to start working on counters and shelving for the kitchen!


  1. Doors that do not close properly are so familiar in old houses.. according to a handyman visiting my house some years ago it provided natural ventilation!

  2. I roll my eyeballs at you...opening windows in's cold out there! It is here anyway :) I'll have to take some pictures of the fall color for you, we're having quite a show this year.

  3. Perfect timing! I am getting ready to figure out something for a door in my Glenwood - I don't want to buy one, as it will be off size. I like how yours has the planks. Thanks!!

  4. The door is great. Enjoy your lovely weather.
    Hugs Maria

  5. Ha, Keli!! It got down to 46 here the other night and I woke up to my house at a comfortable, natural air induced 72. Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh. So nice.

    Fall colors will make me happy! None of that happening in Florida. Leaves just randomly fall off one day and then you know. Of course, that doesn't usually happen until December. :/

    Thanks everyone! I like the door, too.


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