Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Pictured above are the blue with yellow tiles that decorate the walls, in lieu of wallpaper or paint. I also have a section of rock wall, many cabinets, a section with white painted pegboard (great for storing colanders, frying pans, strainers). So this is a blue and white kitchen with soft grey trim work here and there, Cabinets are white, as are appliances and counter tops (except for butcher block next to sink and another next to stove). I made (refashioned) the valance curtain over the sink, and there is a bright yellow scatter rug on the floor. Linoleum tile floor is white, blue, light grey "streaks". 2 fabric curtains grace the 2 doors: one is a royal blue solid, another is a yellow background with blue/mustard/rose/green floral print.
Here's option #3: a blue gingham with yellow roses printed on top. I worry that this would be too busy with the print of the valance and the tile.
I am trying to decide which look to go for: # 1 yellow, #2 blue or # 3 blue with yellow roses. I would simply sew these and most likely just thumb tack these into place underneath the scalloped trim, on the inside where it won't show.
My aim is to stop drafts. I placed my living room wall thermometer next to the kitchen sink. 60 degrees, it felt cold. : (