Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Vintage Kitchen Envy

Teresa's Cottage Kitchen
This is Teresa's cottage kitchen of the blog
She's been busy restoring a 1920's era cottage.
This was the before...
I love that she kept the original cabinets and then just made everything else much better.
She retained the vintage character.
I want this kitchen.
I love a kitchen shaped like this.
A square room with the cabinets forming a U.
My kitchen is a galley kitchen...perfectly serviceable but I'd much prefer this.
This is the breakfast nook area of the kitchen.
That built in is darling.
She just recently painted these chairs. I adore the color.
The view from the dining room into the kitchen.
She painted this buffet too.
Check out the cute drawer pulls covered in shells that compliment the shell framed mirror.
This cottage feels like living in a cloud.
My whole love affair with Teresa's cottage began when I saw photos of her bathroom.
This is one of two vintage tile bathrooms in the home.
Teresa is a styling genius.
The way she styled this bathroom makes this bathroom so fresh and inviting.
Go to Teresa's blog to see lots more photos of her home by clicking on her blog logo below.

I know its not good to be jealous....but I can't help be a little envious of her precious cottage.


Suzanna said...

Thanks for sharing!! I love it!

jeanette from everton terrace said...

Yes, fabulous. Love that sky blue color that seems to walk you through the house. The chair in the bathroom is great, it's a modern pop but with a vintage feel, perfect.

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Her colors are breathtaking. I like the layout of her kitchen, too. Thanks so much for sharing her cottage with us!

Inspire Me Heather said...

Oh yes, it has good bones and she did a fabulous job with it!


Oh, Nita! I'm jealous too, lol!

What a gorgeous little place;

Someday ...


Southwest Cottage Designs said...

I like it. That blue is stunning!

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

So gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Love it Nita~heading over to check her blog out now.

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

it is just absolutely perfect!! So in love with it. I have always wanted a checkerboard floor, and I love how she did it in the muted colors. What a stunning, swoon worthy home! Thanks for introducing us to her!

The enchanted home said...

You summed it up well, living on a cloud or in Hansel and Gretels perfect cottage. So pretty..absolutely love those floors in the kitchen, is it stone do you know? Love how she preserved the vintage and cottage look so successfully. Well done, enjoyed the pictures!

Teresa said...

You are so sweet...thank you for sharing the love.
I'm at my Dads for a few days and so I don't get internet very often...it was fun to open up your site today and see this.
Your a doll.
And thanks ladies for all the wonderful comments.
Happy day

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Soooooooo cute! Thanks for sharing this. I must check out her blog.

Victoria said...

Ohhhh goodness, that is gorgeous! I'll have to check her blog out. But I really still do love your kitchen!!!

Loribeth said...

Gorgeous! I'm definitely envious!!!

Mel Mel said...

Ooo... that is a gorgeous kitchen! Count me as another one with kitchen envy.

Lisa said...

So pretty - I love all that robin's egg blue and vintage feel!

It's a Wannabe Decorator's Life said...

Just marvelous! Just what I need, another blog, right? Thanks sweetie!

Robin said...

Oh man, there is just so much to be jealous of. It's just all so very perfect.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Nita, What a pretty kitchen! I love the white and sky blue together. Fabulous.

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Just gorgeous! I love all the burst of color.

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