The hard part about settling in after moving is figuring out where all the things GO. Storage in our new house looks much different than storage in the new house, and I'm still figuring out my groove. One place that was am obvious difference was the kitchen. There is WAY LESS cabinet space in the new kitchen (especially after the kitchen reno, and the addition of the giant island!).
So what's a girl to do?? Go buy a giant hutch of course. This space is in our eat in kitchen area, right off the kitchen. My only real requirements for this piece was that I wanted cabinet space, and I wanted the cabinets to mimic or at least compliment the kitchen cabinets. This hutch checked off both of those boxes, so it came home!
I knew I wanted the top to mostly be for decoration, and to hold my ironstone collection. The glass doors seemed to really close it off and not allow you to see what was inside, so those were the first to go. I removed the doors, and the support bars (turns out it was just a couple of screws). Filled the holes with wood filler, and now that it's painted you'd never know they were there.Read More