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Chantal's Bright & Blue Rental Kitchen

Name:

Chantal

Location:

Santa Monica, California

Division:

Rent

Square Feet:

98

How many people live in home:

Me and my two pups, Bijou and Brussy.

What makes your small kitchen so cool?


It is bright, everything on the walls has meaning, and every space has a purpose. It's a rental, but it still feels like home. We make tasty food in it!

One challenge you overcame in your small kitchen, or a good resource you've found.


I needed more storage. The pot rack, knife rack, and butcher block added great storage. I got the idea for the mason jars from the Kitchn's Kitchen Cure! We built a small bar that sits on the butcher block to house the booze. Also, the kitchen just felt so cold and impersonal being a rental. Painting it bright blue made it feel homey and warm.

Favorite Meal to Cook in Kitchen


Anything! But especially homemade pizza with sausage, tomatoes, basil, and goat cheese!

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Comments (4)

Adorable kitchen and extremely efficient!! Great job!

posted by gretchenvz on July 11, 2011 at 5:35pm
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Chantal, I love blue and you have done a supreme job with it in your kitchen
want to see it in person!!!
and your pups....
jana

posted by janajj on July 13, 2011 at 9:40pm
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Great kitchen. I love the blue! :)

posted by Farmgirl Susan on July 14, 2011 at 11:32am
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Love the blue on the walls and your hanging aprons.

posted by Cliffie93 on July 18, 2011 at 7:49pm
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