Sunday, March 21, 2010

I'M PRETTYING-UP THE KITCHEN SINK!

I spend a LOT OF TIME at the kitchen sink...don't we all? Everything in my cottage is builder-grade tacky. I'm trying to replace the parts I don't like and make it all my own. Take a look at the boring sink area...

Now...much better!

Love my new Price Pfister 'Tuscan Bronze' faucet, which goes well with the cabinet knobs and other stuff in my kitchen.


From Williams-Sonoma...'Lemongrass Ginger' dish soap, hand soap, and hand lotion. Love this scent y'all!


A rooster-motif scouring pad holder, from HomeGoods.


An iron dish drainer, also from HomeGoods.


LOVE my cute little rooster-motif sink strainer...de rigueur for "The Roost!"


Y'all know my dish towel would surely have a rooster somewhere...Surprise...the floor mat {from Walmart...THAT'S RIGHT, I SAID WALMART} is rooster themed also!


Thank you for visiting with me today!

30 comments:

PAT said...

I love it all, Miss Janice and I definitely need one of those dish drainers.

Stacey said...

Looks great Miss Janice. :) Isn't it funny how sometimes the little things make us happy? Like pretty new soap or soap dish? Of course, the faucet is quite an expense and commitment but what a difference it makes!

Carol said...

Your sink makeover is grand! It's amazing how just a few additions can really spruce things up? I especially like the dish drainer. Wish we had Homegoods stores here in Oklahoma!

Have a wonderful week!

Smiles,
Carol

bevy said...

Isn't it amazing what really makes our lives just that much nicer... even a kitchen sink! I always have mine shiny before I go to bed. Waking up to it just makes me happy!

Debbie said...

Adorable with all your rooster touches!

ann said...

love it all,especially the rug.well done Ms.Janice,well done....Ann

Joan said...

Love the sink strainer. Too cute!

Tammy B said...

Good job in making your kitchen your own. It's amazing what the right touches will do.

Lori said...

Can you say loverlie? Wonderful tiny change. I bet your sink looks over into a room. Mine does and I need that low faucet. I can't go with one of those tall ones. Gotta love Wally world, I found two pillows for a total of $8.00 on the clearance row, for a new aqua change I made to one of the bedrooms.

The Barnett Family said...

Love all your changes. It is amazing what little prizes we can find at Wal-Mart when we least expect it. The rug is gorgeous.Thanks for sharing!

Blessings~
Tonya

DisneyCosmo said...

I have the rooster sponge holder too in white although I tied a ribbon around mine. Love the dish drainer too. That is something I wish I didn't need because they are usually so ugly.

Angela

Lisa said...

I absolutely love the idea of the drain in the sink, but my question is: where is your disposal??? I dread bring out the dish drainer (and how pathetic is that since it takes, what 10 seconds?) But to have a really nice dish drain in place all the time, would be PERFECT, but what to do with all that pesky stuff that needs to go down the disposal?
I have children/husband who throw things willy-nilly so ANY advice would be much welcomed. Thank you ever so much from this Martha-Stewart challenged homemaker.

Semi-Slacker Mom said...

Fantastic upgrades!

Mrs. G said...

Love your builder-grade up-grades. The faucet is really beautiful. I can't get over what a pleasing difference it makes. All your accessories compliment it to perfection and so reflect your fabulous personal style.
xoxo

Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

You would have a field day up in Kentucky! Rooster knick knacks everywhere, unique ones! Love the makeover!

EntertainingMom said...

Love it all!!!

Annie said...

Wonderful upgrades. I'd like to change my chrome faucet for one more like yours.

Preppy 101 said...

Absolutely darling!!

Teresa Jane said...

Miss Janice didn't tell her bff she got a new rooster rug. You know I have to get new hardware too when I get my new kitchen counters so I'll be looking around for some similar to yours. It's your fault that I have roosters in my kitchen you know. I'm jealous...can't keep up....whew!

Angie said...

Of course I love everything since I love rooster stuff!

Patti said...

Dear Miss Janice,
I think the small 'rooster' touches are marvelous. What great finds for your kitchen. I have a 'rooster' motif on one wall and various accents around the house. I am a Key West fan. Have you seen the new blog from another 'local'-ThePineappleroom.blogspot.com? She seems to have the 'knack' for southern living also!
Once again, thank you for sharing. It is always a pleasure and 'learning' experience when I visit your site.

Splurgie said...

Williams and Sonoma hand cream and soap - simply the best.

Love the rooster touches.

Kara said...

What an upgrade. LoVe it... Looks so much better, I'm sure you are very pleased. These little touches make the world of difference.
Miss Ya!

Ann said...

I have that same rug and I passed up the rooster-motif scouring pad at HomeGoods awhile ago. Now I wish hadn't!

shabby cherie said...

Well done, Miss Janice! Amazing what a big difference such small changes can make!

-Tonya

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Miss Janice,
Your changes made a world of difference. It looks so cute now with your roosters and the new fixtures look great!
Valerie

Melissa Miller said...

~Ah! It's so very elegant and pretty Miss Janice! I adore it all. Wonderful job! :)

linda said...

It all looks amazing!

Miss Janice said...

Lisa,
My disposal is in the left hand side sink. I have two 'rooster strainers.' I'm the only one who uses the sink & disposal {since in our 25 years of marriage, I'm sure husband may have washed only two or three dishes at the most}, so I'm careful with what goes in my sink:)

KDC Events said...

LOVE the sink strainer! Super cute.