I am always obsessed with the Olympics and this year is no exception. I’ve had a few laughs with all the #sochiproblems from yellow tap water to strange toilets. How does that segue into my kitchen? Well, it doesn’t so just go with it! I’ve written a lot in the past about my kitchen dreams like here and here. Remember I created a two-tone kitchen here. Well, painting your kitchen cabinets is NOT fun. But it must be sort of like childbirth because I’ve pushed that memory far enough into the back of my mind that I’m ready to paint the lowers and the island. I’m going to paint the lowers the same Sherwin Williams Dover White and then I’m going to paint the island Benjamin Moore Crystal Blue. I recently had my kitchen dining table painted Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue and the chair are Crystal Blue. Wish me luck! I also ordered a beaded chandelier from World Market to go above the island. I’m going to Scotts in Atlanta in March and hope to find some bar stools as well.
This is the chandelier I ordered from World Market – only available online here.
Here is a “before” of my earlier “after” of the kitchen taken in October - it should take me about 2 weeks to finish Phase 2!
And moving right along to the Sochi Olympics…
I love the Dufour-Lapointe sisters from Canada – as a mother, I can’t imagine having all 3 of my kids competing in the SAME Olympics! Justine and Chloe both medaled (gold and silver) - sadly the third sister came in 12th.
Have you watched ice skating? The 15 year old from Russia, Julia Lipnitskaia, is unreal. If you didn’t watch it, find it on YouTube…her spins are epic.
Gracie Gold from the US – lives up to her name…looks like Grace Kelly and is beyond graceful…and the perfect last name for an Olympian…
Check out this free Olympic printable here!
In Valentines Day news, I made some delicious cookies I saw on Pinterest – they turned out so cute and are melt in your mouth good… I am actually making a 2nd batch today. I found some cute red heart plates at Target and am passing them out to a few friends and teachers! Click here for the recipe.
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