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Caitlin's Cool, French-Inspired Rental Kitchen

Name:

Caitlin

Location:

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Division:

Rent

Square Feet:

50

How many people live in home:

Two: my husband and I, as well as our alley cat and a ferret.

What makes your small kitchen so cool?


We tried to emulate a bit of French kitsch in our kitchen, using the black and white for dimension and the yellow to brighten the space.

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


The kitchen was dark and dated when we moved in. The first thing I decided to change was the flooring. I ripped out the old and put in the new black and white check all by myself! (I'm very proud of that.) It looks cool, clean, and gives the illusion that the less than 5'x5' floor is spacious.

Favorite Meal to Cook in Kitchen


We brew tea more than anything else, but mealwise, I would have to say curry. My husband is the chef, and when he gets the spice grinder going, the meal ends up smelling and tasting heavenly.

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Comments (3)

I love the first photo! Great choice on the flooring and backsplash. What a cute, cheerful kitchen and what an adorable kitty!

posted by BunnyKeeper on July 19, 2011 at 11:59am
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I second BunnyKeeper; I love the floors, and the kitty matches!

posted by eaturveggies1 on July 20, 2011 at 10:18am
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The cat is a perfect accessory for your kitchen!

posted by Kayla-P on July 25, 2011 at 8:37pm
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