I have tried several times to decorate it and each time I re-do the decor, I live with it for a while and then decide to try it a different way. But I'm just not "feeling" it. Ya know??? My kitchen is basically rustic country french, reds, yellows, greens, blues, roosters, etc., etc.,I live in a rental so I can't change the wonderful wood wall behind the hutch or the 1970's counter top or loverly carpet. But I can paint, change the window treatments and decor (all within a budget of course) Basically use what I have or what treasures I might find out thrifting. So if you all can give me some ideas, I can at least have an idea of items to search for while I'm thrifting. Right now I don't have a clue. I'm clueless! I do love my new dishes and the other items, but there just isn't any WOW factor. So, I'm asking you wonderful ladies to help a poor girl out. What would you add, a plant?, cookbooks?, an architectural piece? pattern?, a couple small pictures? Maybe remove something??? Any suggestion would be appreciated . I'm trying to really make 2010 a productive one and the top of my list is to finally (after a year) get settled into my house.
Close up of my sweet new dishes.