Back in January 2009, when Hubs and I were walking through this house for the very first time, we stood in the kitchen and had this conversation:
Hubs, voice heavy with disappointment: "Oh, it's not a gas stove."
Me, taking a cue from many an episode of House Hunters: "No, but that's something we can switch out real easy."
Oh, silly old-time Alexson! You didn't know that a million other projects would pop up before you got around to this one.
Here's what we've been cooking on for the past year and a half-ish:
Gag, y'all. (I mean, it's listed on Craigslist and you totally want it. You're getting slee-eeepy. Look at the swinging watch. Buy. The. Stove.)
It's original to our 1955 house and you can see the avocado finish that once was, before it was spray painted (I. Know.). Of course, the paint has seen better days, as evidenced here:
I found a pretty sweet gas stovetop on Craigslist for a steal over the summer - it will be quite the upgrade!
Fun fact: This might be the most practical project we've done to date!
Can't wait to show you the finished project. We were missing a small but important piece that should be here soon. Then, it's on, yo.