Saturday, October 29, 2011

Look What I Found!

Here's a picture of my kitchen this morning. There's something new in it... well, actually it's old!
So... out of all the amazing vintage finds at our antique mall, I picked out an old vintage metal step stool as a birthday gift!
I just love it and think it goes perfect in my cottage kitchen! I've been seeing and admiring them around blogland for awhile. I especially like that it is red! I didn't realize it until later, but it is missing the back part of the seat. I still really like it though and it's in great shape. 
 My husband said it reminds him of one he had growing up. I think it will come in quite handy to reach up to the top cupboards or to just sit on at the center island! 
My sweet daughters Jessica and Jaime. 
They also celebrated their birthdays this past week. Jessica is now 20 and Jaime turned 24! They are on their way to attend a wedding right now. Jessica is wearing
4 inch heels, that's why she is so tall next to Jaime!



I'm linking to Rednesday at It's A Very Cherry World!


Blessings,

22 comments:

NanaDiana said...

I have a green stool that is similar. When I first saw yours I thought-well, there is one like my own WITHOUT a back! So, I guess it orginally had one, huh?

Your girls are just gorgeous..a blond and a brunette. Now all you need is to dye your hair red and you will have all the colors covered! xo Diana

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

First, your daughters are absolutely stunning. Both are beautiful.

I love your step stool and it doesn't matter that the back is missing. I think it makes it a little more versatile personally. Seems like the backs get in the way. Love it and Happy Birthday. Hugs, Marty

Suzann said...

Your daughters are beautiful!!!

Your red step stool is perfect for your kitchen what a lucky find.

Happy Birthday!
Suzann ~xoxo~

Gina said...

I love your new/old stool! I spotted it right away. It looks perfect in your kitchen, which you know I love.

Your daughters are beautiful! How lucky you are to be blessed with them. Happy Birthday to both of them!

Rosetta said...

La tua cucina รจ molto accogliente e lo sgabello ci sta benissimo!Belle ragazze le tue figlie!Rosetta

Kim K. said...

Such beautiful daughters. Your kitchen is just darling. It's right out of a magazine and I'm completely smitten with your stool.

Red Rose Alley said...

Your kitchen is so charming. I, too, have splashes of red in my kitchen. Your daughters are beauties. My daughter's name is also Jessica. I thought it was such a pretty name, and we call her Jess for short. I love your new step stool. Have a great week ahead.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, my Jessica's a blonde, and my Nel's a brunette too.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Ana said...

Hi Janet,
Awesome birthday gift...Love it! Absolutely love the color. Happy Birthday to you all...You have very beautiful daughters.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

Amy Jo said...

I love your stool and your kitchen! It is so adorable.... Your girls are very lovely.

You are Blessed.
Amy Jo

Judi said...

Hi Janet
Your daughters are lovely...and did they both have birthdays recently?: They look like they are good friends...

I LOVE your new old stool. It fits perfect in your kitchen. The colour is great. How lucky you were to find it I wish I had one too and in red. Your kitchen looks so warm and cozy.

have a great week.
Judi

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

So loving that stool. It would look great on my red Kitchen if I had some room for it!!
I grew up with a royal blue one in our Kitchen as a kid!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Hi, I'm Holly and this is my first time here. My birthday included an antique mall trip, too but I did not see a red step stool there. :) I would have bought it if I had! Congrats on your find. it looks great in your kitchen.

Your daughters are just lovely. I have 4 boys but I finally have grangirls and one is a blonde and one is a brunette, too. ♥

Sandie said...

I love your kitchen. It is so cozy and welcoming! The red stool is perfect for that spot. And the girls, absolute beauties! Have a great day! Sandie

Mecky said...

Your kitchen is so cute! I love your red step stool. It may not be missing the back. They were offered with or without a back on them. Although I have a red one in my kitchen, I have two or three to repaint and sell. One is backless. I think it looks great without a back! May even be more comfortable!
Happy late birthday!I went to the antique mall for my birthday, too. It's one of my favorite places to be!
Happy Birthday to your girls.

Kay Ellen said...

Hi Janet~~So nice to meet you:))

Love your little treasure you found for your kitchen!
Thank you for stopping by...

Happy Rednesday,

Kay Ellen

Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

Hi Janet, that step stool is just perfect for your kitchen. Your daughters look beautiful and happy. P.S. I love your painted table and chairs.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I haven't seen a step stool like that for years! It's precious!


NO RED?

Imagine a world without red
For either a robin or sled:
How drab it would be
No scarlet to see,
But only grey shading instead!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Red Oak Leaves

Heidi said...

Hi there,
I just came across your blog and I love it. Your kitchen is amazing. Mine is white with red accents also. I am following you now, so I will not miss any of your future postings. Greetings, Heidi

Debbie Kay said...

Oh Janet, I love your kitchen, its so warm and cozy and cottage sweet.

Love that red stool....great find!

Debbie

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Love your red step stool! I'm sure it will come in soooo handy!!! Your daughters are very pretty in their wedding finery ....I hope you all have a great week!!!

Cindy said...

Your daughters are beautiful! I love the red stool, I have one exactly like it!!! My husband found it on the curb and he picked it up for me. I love it in red, I think I am going to paint mine white. Mine doesn't have a back on it either. I guess it's meant to be that way. Your kitchen is very pretty, I love the bunting above the window and all of your vintage kitchen utensils. Very vintage looking.
Hugs, Cindy

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