Howdie friends of the matter? Have we found ourselves some open shelf love, a lovely, organized kitchen, this lovely morning. It was death by the cleaning up but I managed to pull it off, alright.
Yay! Free from bending down in an obscene position everytime you want a bowl. Of course when people are around I am very oriental in my “taking out bowls” sitting…you know how it is right? Like you’d do when clad in a kimono. But rest of the time when no one is looking, I bang steel on steel and ceramic on ceramic to get out a handful of cooking utensils. Very bad phase, I must say.
By the way, do you believe that there is a day for everything?
On certain days you just feel like sleeping while on others you simply want to get things done. Yesterday was one of those days when I felt like getting things done. I woke up and my thoughts immediately steered towards the messy kitchen. Yikes. Cannot procrastinate anymore. Off I went to the market…
…And what started at 8:30 in the morning, after feeding the hubby and sending him to work, finished at 4:00 P.M straight but boy what a change. Happiness is an organized and clean kitchen.
All under 20$! Happiness x 2.
Behold the after…
And the before…
I kind of alligned everything and curtained it once- you can read about it here, but it eventually didn’t work out. The bowl-squats kept happening and utensils kept tumbling. Had to get a permanent solution.
Very happy with my new kitchen. Very! My husband’s been very worried about my organizing skills. Maybe finally he would agree that I am after all, an organized wife 😉
Have you been meaning to change anything lately? Would love to hear!
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22 thoughts on “Kitchen before and after with New Open Shelves in Kitchen, Snaps from the Messy Days and An Organized Wife”
That looks so beautiful, what a change with something as simple as open shelves 🙂
I am not brave enough to have open shelves. Inside is where the organizing needs to occur.
You know, I have a tendency to overlook things if they are covered.
Hence, the open shelves!
Great use of space! It is so important to feel comfortable in your kitchen, and it looks really pretty. 😉
Thanks Nathalie! Sweet of you to stop by!
LOOKS SWEET, roy! check out you tidying your cozy beachy kitch. what an organized bride you are becoming. 🙂 your shabby chic nest is gonna be awesome!
oh it is so pretty! love the open shelves 🙂
Thanks Kristin! 🙂 I love tottering in my kitchen now. LOVE!
What a difference. Well done!
And all under 20$ 🙂
Great transformation! You should be proud. Love open shelves in a kitchen!
Thank you Alyssa 🙂 Honestly…yes. I am a bit proud of my new kitchen 😛
I love open shelves. I’m getting ready to do the same thing! Great job!
Thanks Jacqueline. Go for it!
What an amazing makeover! It looks fabulous! Thanx for sharing at THT.
Thank you Pamela 🙂
Oh yes it looks so chic! I myself am of the closed cupboard variety, but this does look lovely, and everything easy to reach!
A semi Swedish kitchen is what I am telling myself. 😛