As the unpacking continues, and the finalizing of details, the kitchen gets closer and closer to what I'd originally envisioned. We still have stained glass to buy (sigh) and have installed, and anaglypta to paint (and possibly to run all the way up the wall?), but otherwise, the kitchen is pretty much done. And I like it.
This version is what I'm calling my Austen kitchen, because it is bedecked with Austenian dishtowels and mugs, all from Brookish on Etsy.
Everyday dishes, mugs, glassware, vases on one side:
On the other side, frequently-used Sri Lankan spices on lower shelves, less commonly-used, but decorative, Sri Lankan utensils and trays above, along with a white elephant teapot from Roshani: