Cottage Kitchen…..

Thank you all for your wonderful wishes and kind, sweet words yesterday…our anniversary.  We had a wonderful day!

We are not quite finished with the kitchen….the farmhouse sink is being put in THIS WEEK!  Woohoo! And we have some other ‘to-do’s’ in there.  Still looking for a fabulous light fixture. But here it is currently….links to a projects from this room that we’ve shared in the past are listed at the bottom of the post.

Our kitchen has always been a hard room to make work….it is so small. Our home is an authentic Acadian Cottage…..a French cottage. Kitchens were very small because shopping was done daily and Europeans are really good at making whatever they have work. :) Love that. But it has always been a frustration for us and for me, especially…because I love to cook. We are always trying to get creative to see how we can create more space in this room.

Cottage in the Oaks Kitchen

Projects that have been shared from our cottage kitchen:

Distressed Faux Barn Wood Door

Antiqued Island

DIY Carrera Marble Painted Countertops

Still decking the halls around here……how about you?


Sharing with:  Tip JunkieBetween Naps on the PorchThrifty Decor ChickFunky Junk InteriorsDIY ShowoffHome Stories A to Z a.k.a. DesignSerenity NowSavvy Southern StyleMy Romantic HomeJennifer Rizzo

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  1. Daune, what a beautiful space and sooo warm and cozy! Maybe you could find one of those “schoolhouse” lights for the kitchen. Just Google schoolhouse light….
    I also loved the pic with the hydrangea and the collection of bible versus’….I would love one of those, where did you get that? You prob made that? Do you still have the versus’s?

    • Thank you! I love schoolhouse lights…that’s a great idea!

      The ring of prayers and scripture for the kids are called:
      Keys to the Kingdom “Prayers for My Children”

      They also have “Prayers for My Husband” and Prayers for My Wife” We just love all of them. It is so powerful to pray scripture over our family. Here is the link to find them…..


      • Thank you for that link…..I willl checking out in the morning! Thanks again and really what a lovely home you have.

  2. must love junk says:

    Oh, I LOVE your kitchen! You want to see small-our kitchen is probably half the size of yours! You’ve really made great use of your space-very inviting! :)

  3. I absolutely love your kitchen! You have made such great use of your space, and it looks as efficient as a restaurant kitchen, but so homey and warm and cozy. I love all your signs, quotes, etc,. I am such of a fan of the written word, and yours are so well done. And those rice bowls are so pretty!!

  4. what a wonderful cozy kitchen….love the floor and the mug tree on the island…

  5. Your kitchen is great. I love that it seems collected and homey. The verse painted over the door is wonderful!

  6. CUTE and very down to earth! Finally a kitchen that actually looks lived in and real! Thank you for sharing!


  7. Leslie Carlson says:

    Love your kitchen! I just received the latest issue of Romantic Homes featuring your beautiful blog. Where did you find the white coffee cups with numbers? I really think I need some:).

    • Thank you, Leslie! It is such an honor to be included in one of my favorite magazines. =) I got the coffee cups at Anthropologie. {My happy place!} Have a great night…..

  8. That’s a ‘small’ kitchen? To me, that is a medium to decent sized kitchen…. or perhaps it’s the camera lens… Gorgeous nonetheless, I love what you’ve done with it, you have great taste!

  9. You have a wonderful kitchen!


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