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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Cozy Kitchen Corner

Even the kitchen counters can be decorated. To create cozy kitchen corners, add decorative touches and candles.

I have been trying to figure out where to display my little toy stove. The first spot was not successful. Next to the phone, everyone was dumping paperwork on it. Of course it wasn't me I swear.
I moved my breadbox to another spot and scrubbed down the counters and backsplash. I may change the picture hanging behind the flowers but for now it will stay.

Brought out this green tin that has been hiding in the laundry room.

Always a candle burning in my kitchen. I stock up when I find them on clearance.

In the evening after dinner, kitchen all scrubbed and counters straightened until the next day when life begins again.


Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

So cute! I love the cracker box too!

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Like your cute lil stove, and it looks cute there.
Your green cracker box is cute too. and you and I are alike on the candles, gotta have a candle in the kitchen, they are just so cozy and homey, and make your home smell wonderful, and I am all for that!
Have a Very Happy Valentines day hon,
and thanks for praying for hubby and his job.
The interview seemed to go well, but want know anything else till next week!! Poo!! lol

Blessings Abundant, Nellie

Mimi Sue said...

Such a cute little stove! A truly cozy corner. Congrats on winning your shopping trip to your favorite store. I love all crockpot recipes and that chili verde sounds delish. I have something to send you if you don't feel weird about sending me your address. Just email it to me Have a wonderful V day! Mimi

acorn hollow said...

I too always light a candle after the kitchen is cleaned up. I hate the lingering of food smell.
cute little stove

Babbs said...

I can completely relate with the papers being thrown around the treasures. LOL!! Love your adorable little stove and it looks perfect!! What a cozy cute little vignette! Love it!!

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Oh, how I would love to find a little stove like that one! I love how you have it all elevated on a cutting board. I am also a candle burner in the kitchen....just adds to the cozy factor :)


Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

The stove is too cute! I think you've made a pretty little vignette in a very cozy corner of your kitchen. Cute, cute post! I bet that candles smells goos. I love candles!

Oliva said...

Tiny stove is adorable! I've never even thought of displaying one in my kitchen. I'm with you and to burn! I think it makes the house so inviting!
BTW...thank you for the Susan Branch post...I really love her books and artwork!

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

That looks like the PERFECT spot for that sweet little stove. The warmth of the candle in front of it is just perfect. I love the green with it too. I'm just a big fan of red and green even when it's not Christmas. I like what you say about the kitchen all cleaned up until another day.


AshTreeCottage said...

That sweet little stove is just too cute!!

Susan and Bentley

The Tablescaper said...

That little stove is soooo sweet. I'd want it in my kitchen too! Thanks for being a part of Seasonal Sundays!

- The Tablescaper

Mandie said...

I am in love with that sweet little stove! It looks great in the corner like that. I love candles too. They make a house smell so yummy and welcoming :)

Your chili verde recipe looks and sounds delicious. I am going to have to try that. I love to use my crock pot but don't use it enough.

Precious said...

I LOVE your stove and how you decorated with it as the centerpiece. You are so talented! Would you please come and decorate my house? :-)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh that stove is adorable! Your kitchen corner looks great. Thanks for linking. laurie

By the Bluegrass said...

love, love, love the little toy stove! Love where you placed it.

Willow said...

You found the perfect spot for your little stove. It looks so cute there. Happy Valentine Day.

Becky said...

I have one of those Little Chef toy stoves. It's put away somewhere, but I'm thinking I should get it out to be part of the kitchen decor. Thanks for prodding my memory about that! Your's is so cute and I love the way you have it displayed with the cracker tin. Happy Valentine's Day!