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Old 04-29-2008, 09:18 PM   #1
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Kitchen size - I bet you...

...that NONE of you have a kitchen this tiny. Post your pictures of your kitchen, however ashamed or proud you are!

My kitchen is a box. I just moved in here a few months ago with my S.O. and he already had this apartment. Needless to say that the kitchen in our next one is going to be alot bigger (he has to make it up to me for making me cook in that!)

I have one workspot, which is crammed between the wall and the fridge. The other spot is just big enough to put the utensils I'm using to cook, and the ingredients I put into the pots. And the dishes go there too.

He can NEVER help me in the kitchen because if we're two people it's just too many.
It's not that I don't trust his culinary skills, oh no...

Oh yeah, and its an ugly kitchen too.


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Old 04-29-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
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Hey, my sweet angel, at least you have drawers and cabinets. I would kill for those. We lovingly refer to our kitchen as "one step above a campfire."
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Old 04-29-2008, 09:23 PM   #3
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I'd rather have wooden shelves!! Those kitchen cabinets smell like the cheap paint, and the glasses and dishes always have paint on the rims and the bottoms of them from sitting in the cupboards. Lining them has helped, but not with the smell.

Everytime I wash them and the walls, the sponge is white with paint. It's nasty!
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Old 04-29-2008, 09:25 PM   #4
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Perhaps if you put a couple of charcoal bricks, sounds goofy, on each shelf that would help reducing/eliminating the smell. Ugh. That smell would drive me nuts.
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Old 04-29-2008, 09:28 PM   #5
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Our stuff is so crammed in there that we can't fit anything else lol. He refuses to get rid of his old glasses, when MINE are newer and nicer.. LOL
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Old 04-29-2008, 09:33 PM   #6
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Our stuff is so crammed in there that we can't fit anything else lol. He refuses to get rid of his old glasses, when MINE are newer and nicer.. LOL
There's another way. You can hang the charcoal in plastic net bags from the underneath side of the shelf above. Just put the charcoal in one of those little mesh bags that onions come in. Screw a cup hook on the underside of the shelf above and hang the bag. That is, on the shelves where there's room below.
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:02 PM   #7
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I am scared of your kitchen! I wouldn't cook then, I would be so frustrated. :(
At least you will get a bigger kitchen soon.
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Is that a gas stove I spy? Would kill for that! Charcoal will help, so will baking soda. Looks clean and I like a white fridge.
Small space, less to clean. The more you have the more you have to maintain. Good Luck.
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:16 PM   #9
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Hey, my sweet angel, at least you have drawers and cabinets. I would kill for those. We lovingly refer to our kitchen as "one step above a campfire."
LOL! I will keep that in mind. My kitchen is hopfully going to be demoed this summer but the renovations are lagging. One wall is open to the structure. I have a bit of counter on either side of the sink which is occupied mainly by a dishrack and a coffee pot. The foundation has failed so it slants considerably to one side... I had to shim the fridge to keep the door from swinging open all the time. A ladder hung on one wall serves as adduitional shelving. A step stool is the only piece of furniture. My pots are hung on nails above the stove.... all this is annoying but I make do the worst part is that the only window is 6' off the ground and only about 12" wide by 2' high so I cant see into my patio that makes me crazy I cant wait to rip it out and put in a big window. It is small 10'x10' but when done will be open to the dining room and visually connect to outside I cant wait but I have to finish up the rest of the house first.

I have lived in a whle bunch of places and had a bog range of kitchens the one I have now is the worst but at least it is mine so I can make it into something cool eventually

The kitchen pictured is tiny true but you can still cook great stuff I have had smaller my first ny apartment had a ministove a sink and a fridge recessed into the wall with no counter space at all!... its the lack of storage that get you... I really want to get my griswolds out of storage but I just have no room
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When I was 9 we lived in an adorable but tiny house in Independence, Missouri. It had a small living room, small bathroom, small dining room, and a tiny kitchen. It also had attic space and a small basement (not usable as a room). I'm sure you have noticed by now that I did not mention bedrooms. There were none. My sister and I slept on mattresses in the attic, and my mom and dad slept on a hide-a-bed in the living room. Anyway, the kitchen was so tiny that you could stand in the dining room and reach almost everything! I loved that house, but I was only 9!

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