2 carats, flanked by two emerald cut emeralds and two further old cut diamonds of approx.
Pinterest In the hundred’s of homes that I have been in over the last ten years, the obvious giveaway on the age of the home is always the kitchen, and usually it’s the colour of the wood cabinets that defines it even faster.
If I walk into a kitchen that has dark brown cabinets, I know it was installed in the last 10 years.
The call came in as I was walking out of the ice cream shop. He wanted to let me know that our refrigerator had just died and he was not happy. Bisque appliances are the subject of scorn and ridicule in interior design circles and appliance stores near and far. Very few of them came with any bells and whistles and absolutely none of them came in my long awaited for counter depth. I guess that is the most important consideration, and after five days of room temperature food and take out, I will be thrilled to have it. It may not be what the masses are buying, but there is still a market for the color.
I was balancing a $40 cake I had just picked up for my daughter's 18th birthday, while fumbling to answer the phone. While the timing wasn't great, I didn't have anyplace to keep that pretty pink cake, I wasn't really that upset. You see, I had been waiting, with great anticipation, for this day for a long, long time. The fridge that we paid less than a thousand bucks for, that I wanted to replace since the day the box arrived...going strong for over thirteen years. Hence that smile in the Baskin Robbins parking lot. Well, are you ready for the ironic part of the saga, when my fabulous fairytale turns into a horror story? They are terribly dated, old fashioned (and not in the good vintage sort of way) and apparently so am I. Normally, I do not care about the opinion of others. I have a monochromatic kitchen with painted wood cabinets, glass doors, an oak plank floor, pine furniture, traditional cup pulls and bisque appliances. The list narrowed even further when I mentioned that I wanted ice and water in the door and I did not want a big, black control panel on the front of my brand new (already outdated) appliance. It is not what I have been waiting for all of these years. ~ There are a few companies that specialize in pastel and primary colored antique looking appliances.
Maybe it was the winter boredom that seems to happen around January, but whatever the case I set out to research this craze and update our bathroom vanities.