We have debated what kind of look that we want to go for as we go forward with our renovation.
To me, since I grew up in the seventies, the time wasn't so bad, but the avocado green and gold I can live without.
I have always been pretty conservative with wall colors and tend toward natural fiber colors (whited, off-whites) for most of my color schemes. I live in New England, so I love that eclectic 1700-1800's farm furniture look.
The first real decision is the kitchen, which is just crying out for that fifties diner look to me.
We found a lot of little treasures that where left out in the workshop by one of the previous owners that helped to steer us in this direction; that and this sweet little red cast iron napkin holder with a rooster on it. This decided what color that I wanted to paint the backs plash in the kitchen. A very bold move for me.
|This decided what my black splash color would be.|
Got this guy for a dollar at a thrift shop.
The Jello ad a friend passed on to me years ago when he sold his house that had fifties decor.
|Polly put the kettle on.....|
So.....as you can see, I had no choice! :-)
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