Painted Kitchen Rug :: Inspiration Wednesdays

Lets just say my kitchen rug has seen better days.  I bought it when we first moved in 3 1/2 years ago when our kitchen was still dark red from the previous owners.  Well since then there have been a lot of changes downstairs and I’m getting sick of looking at it.  So today I’ve been looking for inspiration for a new kitchen rug.

I love this one from Bed Bath and Beyond but the $40 price tag isn’t quite in my budget.  So maybe a little bit of DIY is needed in this situation and there are lots of great sites out there with tutorials!

Yum Kitchen Rug by One Life to Live

One Life To Love

Painted Kitchen Rug by Momtastic

Momtastic via Stefanie P. on Pintrest

Fabric Wrapped Kitchen Rug by In My Own Style

In My Own Style

Now I just have to decide exactly what I want to do.  Hummm……

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Oh how I love new kitchen toys!

Anyone who knows me well enough knows that I am a BIG sucker for REALLLY bright colors!  The bottom floor of our home is decorated in shades of bright blues and deep oranges with a little splash of lime here and there.  Not only do I love the brighter colors but I also have a big problem of collecting kitchen accessories.  The mister and I may have picked up an extra gadget or two just because they happened to be in a fun color.  You know who has the cutest colorful kitchen accessories??  Rachael Ray of course!  While watching her show the other morning I spotted this:

OHH YES!!!  As I gave my old EVOO dispenser (which has a small crack down the side) the evil eye, it new it’s days were numbered.  I’m pleased to say I have a new friend in the kitchen!!!

HELLO BEAUTIFUL!

You too can pick one up here

Have you bought anything new and fun for your kitchen lately??