Friday, September 30, 2011

Poly Plans Ditched But Progress Made

Once again I had to forego plans to get that last blasted coat of poly on the cabinet doors because when I was ready to set up outdoors this morning and go for it the temp was only 44 degrees. With a breeze blowing. Good thing I didn't try for it anyway because we've had sprinkles of rain on and off all day.

So did I skip happily into my quilt studio and spend the day there? Heck, no.

I stoked up the wood stove, put two ventilating fans in windows, opened the front door and painted kitchen cabinet frames.


It went really fast and I got the second coat on this afternoon. Really, really like the way they look and can hardly wait to see the pine doors mounted on them. Maybe by Christmas? Bite my tongue and don't even jest! It'd better happen a lot sooner than that.

15 comments:

Susan said...

Your kitchen is looking gorgeeous! I love the yellow - it is so bright and inviting looking. And the counters+floor tiles look fantastic! I cannot wait to see the pine doors mounted on those cabinets. It really looks great.

Sparkless said...

It looks fantastic even without the doors. Don't you have a garage or other covered area that you could do your polying in? But I guess temperature for drying is important so it will have to be warm enough outside for it unless you have a heated garage.

Stephanie said...

Oh my, it is gorgeous Mama Pea! I love the color combinations you have picked:)

judy said...

BE RIGHT BACK-YEP,BUT I COULDN'T REMEMBER, I HAVE THE SAME SCALLOPING OVER MY KITCHEN SINK,OF COARSE YOURS LOOKS MUCH SMARTER PAINTED YELLOW THAN JUST PLAIN WOOD,AND A SECOND WOW -HOW YOUR COUNTER TOPS GO WITH THE FLOOR YOU PICKED OUT.YOU ALL SET YET FOR THE BETTER HOMES AND GARDEN PEOPLE TO COME OUT FOR A PHOTO SHOOT ?

dr momi said...

That is going to be the cheeriest kitchen ever --- I love the color!

fullfreezer said...

Oh, I LOVE the colors! It looks so warm and inviting- just what a kitchen should be. It's coming together. Don't worry, you'll have it before the snow flies!
Judy

Carolyn Renee said...

I've always loved yellow in a kitchen! Look'n good!

Sue said...

You've definately sent your weather my way-blustery, cold, and rainy.....for the past week! It's supposed to be sunny and 50 today so I'm HOPING to get some laundry hung out on the line. Funny, the "little things" that are the most important. Hope you get a chance to sneak in some polying!

Jenyfer Matthews said...

Beautiful! Can you come do my kitchen next???

Mama Pea said...

Susan - Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'm also eager to see the doors mounted. :o]

Sparkless - We have a garage but it's sectioned off into a small part that is heated and the bigger part, where there would be room for the doors, is unheated. :o(

Stephanie - Thank you very much!

judy - No, no photo shoot! I was just trying for a kitchen that would be big enough and comfy to be in!

dr momi - Several people have commented that it does look cheerful. Not a bad thing.!

Judy - Done before the snow flies? Promise?

Carolyn Renee - Thank you!

Sue - Still 37 at 8:30 but sunny . . . finger crossed!

Jen - I have a feeling you're talented in interior decorating just as you are in everything else!

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Dirt Lover said...

That's a beautiful kitchen! It will be well worth all the hard work you are putting into it. I'm sure by Christmas, it will all be finished, things will be back in their place, and you will be enjoying the fruit(cakes) of your labor.
~~Lori

Erin said...

That kitchen is looking fantastic!

Mama Pea said...

Lori - Funny thing you should mention fruitcake! I've been having a hankering lately to miss up the first batch of the season, soak it down with some brandy and set it to "mellowing."

Erin - Thank you very much, ma'am! :o}

Mama Pea said...

Lori - Did I say "miss up the first batch . . . ?" Um, I meant to say "mix up." Kinda sounds like I've been in the brandy already. Hic. ;o}