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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

HouseTalkN's Top Kitchens!

I love kitchens.  It's where we live, right?
That's where it all happens.
Not just the dinner and the dishes.
The kitchen is where we played cards until we heard birds chirping!
The kitchen is where I said, "It's time to go to the hospital."
The kitchen is where we argue, fuss and fight over homework.
The kitchen is where we get the great phone calls...and the not so great phone calls.
The kitchen window is where I stand to watch my kiddos dancing in the back yard, pitching baseballs against the garage, shooting hoops, playing in the neighbors treehouse, and fighting over fair!

Here is a lookiloo at some of my favorite kitchens...other than my own.

Source: via Kerry on Pinterest

"Something's Gotta Give"-ish

I love a back staircase to a kitchen!

Get a look at those pendant lights!

This wall of windows makes me giddy!

Installing darker lower cabinets and white upper cabinets seems to be a new trend.  My guess is that enough of us have scrubbed our lower white cabinets one too many times!

Source: via Kerry on Pinterest

In case you didn't notice, here is a recap of some of my favorite kitchen elements:
-White cabinets.
-Wood floors, especially lovadoodle the dark flooring.
-High low combinations such as industrial lighting with fancy shmancy carrara marble.
-Natural light!  When it comes to windows, size DOES matter!

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  1. This is like women's porn. Seriously. If this were a magazine, I'd be holding it sideways, drooling. And the back stairs to the kitchen, I may be in love with right now. Hot stuff. {:

  2. You have exquisite taste. I swoon over all these kitchens. I wonder if we could sneak one of these out to our own homes!!

  3. I love these kitchens. Great post!!

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  4. I used a couple of these images, especially the grey one when I renovated my kitchen. I love your choices!

    I have a link to my grey kitchen at my blog, 5 Minutes just for Me. Please pop by and have a look if you have a moment!

    Best wishes,

    PS I have also posted my favourite pinterest pins for the week too!

  5. Oh, I love me some good kitchen inspiration! Thanks so much for sharing these gorgeous photos at Inspiration Friday this week!

  6. Stopping by from Serenity Now. I could look at kitchens all day. Love the dark lower cabs. I also LOVE that kitchen full of windows. :)

  7. this is a great post! I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training!

  8. This makes me want to paint my cabinets gray like your 5th pic. Love that!!
    Thanks for sharing
    ~Kelly @ Corner of Main

  9. Someday, I will have a beautiful kitchen like those!! They are absolutely amazing! Some of them leave my jaw hanging . . . it is unreal how beautiful they are! You always have the best ideas and I am grateful that you share them! Thank you so much for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday! We would love to have you come link up again tomorrow!
    Camille @
    PS I hope that you had a fun time with your sisters . . . if I remember correctly, you were going to be spending some time with them! Hooray for sister time! We are going to be with 5 of the 6 sisters in about a month and I am counting down!!

  10. Love the grey cabinets thinking about painting mine...beautiful kitchens!


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