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A Shabby Chic Kitchen

The days of oilcloth being considered tacky are officially over, now that the selection of patterns has increased to include the very trendy polka dots, vintage style roses and paisleys. Higher popularity means more choices and less spending – any bona fide housewife’s dream. Not only does it let you add personality to your kitchen easily, it is easy to clean up and provides a good work surface for baking. After deliberating for a good whole week, I finally made up my mind about having a pale and cool coloured tablecloth in the utility kitchen. Since the kitchen cabinets are grey, I went with pale mint for a complementary hue effect. Since the chairs are already a bright fire engine red, I didn’t feel like another huge glaring piece of surface. The husband was also very ┬átaken with the colour choice. Continue reading