My kitchen says yellow. - Narcissism is Necessary

My kitchen says yellow.

I’m so happy. It’s been a year since we renovated the house and finally, the kitchen is complete. Truly complete! DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!

We have a mustard yellow wall in the kitchen. The plan was to hang up some pictures and shelves with an aluminium table underneath for dry working space.

For more than a year, all that materialised was only the aluminium table. The shelves and pictures lied around collecting dusts. We never found time.

# – The aluminium table.

Actually I have a lot of storage space in the kitchen thanks to the cabinets, but I refrained from storing my baking supplies behind the closed cabinet doors because:

1. I will actually forget where things are and will get frustrated searching for them. /scatterbrained
2. Out of sight, out of mind…baking supplies will expire before I bake anything!

So, I just arranged them on the table (see picture above). The downside, working on the table became very inconvenient as flours & sugars etc get trapped behind the containers.

As time passed, I’d also started to put more and more things on the table, such as the knives & kitchen scale which I want stored away from moisture yet still accessible. My work space shrunk even more.

Just few days ago I totally burnt my arm trying to maneuver a massive freshly baked chocolate salted caramel tart because I didn’t have sufficient space bla bla bla long story. I realised I could take no more.

Mission: to install shelves and hang the pictures!

# – Hubs screwing in the final screw to the first shelf.

# – Then the second shelf.

# – Install some hooks on the lower shelf too for hanging bananas or drying out a Peking Duck :D

# – I slowly moved all my recipe books from upstairs to the kitchen.

# – The pictures, which we bought from Cambodia and did not see the light of day since 2006 finally hung, framing the shelves. My recipe books are now home and my baking supplies are still accessible without eating up my workspace!

# – :)

Thanks hubs for installing the shelves <3

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24 Responses to My kitchen says yellow.

  1. eyeris March 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    My kitchen is almost ready too! And it’s lime green in colour LOL

  2. ShaolinTiger March 12, 2012 at 3:24 pm #

    w00t I rock :D

  3. KY March 12, 2012 at 4:12 pm #

    nice to have a big kitchennn

    • Kimberlycun March 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm #

      actually, small kitchens can be good too. just need good space planning :D

  4. Jazz March 12, 2012 at 11:33 pm #

    nice kitchen arrangement :) where u buy the kitchen scale yea?

    • Kimberlycun March 13, 2012 at 2:05 am #

      thanks! the hubs got it online from a forum. it’s a tanita.

      • Jazz March 13, 2012 at 11:39 pm #

        owh….how much yea? i was looking for something similar :)

        • Kimberlycun March 14, 2012 at 12:19 pm #

          if i remembered correctly i think it was RM250. cheers!

          • Jazz March 14, 2012 at 9:29 pm #

            ok tks….gotta source it out….

  5. rachel March 13, 2012 at 12:48 am #

    those books look like they’re gonna topple at any time though >.<

    • Kimberlycun March 13, 2012 at 2:05 am #

      nah, the shelf is sturdy. but might put a third bracket in the middle for future heavier books :)

  6. anonymous March 13, 2012 at 12:57 am #

    is it really yellow, it looks like lime green to me XD

    • Kimberlycun March 13, 2012 at 2:03 am #

      i think something wrong with your computer screen.

  7. Elaine March 13, 2012 at 2:49 am #


  8. Lia March 13, 2012 at 2:22 pm #

    we have similar yellow walls in our kitchen too!!!!!! although mine isnt as neat as yours LOL :)

  9. June March 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    jealous nyer …. so neat ur kitchen .

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