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Re: frig color/ kitchen

I think it is a matter of taste and style.  Stainless looks great in a  
modern, clean look.  My kitchen decor and style just would not look good  with a 
modern element.  
On the discussion of kitchen floors.  I grew up with tile in the  
kitchen....hated it.  Matter of taste again.  Too many broken things,  then broken tile, 
etc.  Plus it was cold.  I do like the tile look  though.  I have a bad habit 
(or perhaps hobby) of changing the interior and  exterior a lot.  I've changed 
the kitchen floor 3 or 4 times in the past 15  years.  The first time I used 
lenolium (sp?) sheet.  Was okay to put  down, but hard to fix if needed, and 
just not versatile enough.  Went to  the peel and stick tile.  I loved it.  Was 
easy to put down, easy to  fix if needed.  The quality was better than the 
sheets, and  improving.   So about a year ago, I pulled up the old stuff and put 
 down a new type that looks exactly like ceramic tile but it is peel and  
stick.  Easy to keep clean, easy to fix if needed, warm, soft (so things  don't 
break as easily).  So far everyone that comes to the house thinks  they are 
ceramic.   Just another choice......
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 3/1/2006 10:14:17 AM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

I like  my stainless steel fridge and dishwasher. It's true they show
fingerprints  though, I am always giving them a little swipe with a towel. To
me it  looks, ummm what's the word I want, professional maybe. 
The odd thing is  that I knew when I bought the fridge that it would not hold
a magnet, and I  was really sorry to lose that. We always had notes and
clippings stuck to  the fridge. And now I love it that I'm not able to
clutter up the fridge  with all that stuff. I am extremely good at cluttering
everything else but  here's this one place that always looks neat. 
Wish I could get a new stove  too but what I want will not fit in the space,
and I don't feel like  renovating the rest of the kitchen just for a new


I am not a stainless steel fan  either.

Appears cold & commercial looking but it is certainly  popular currently.

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