Ambiance – doormat for a trivet

There are no rules in this world. Ok, maybe a few. In the kitchen it is no different. Not even fun is imposed on us by a rule. Is cooking in your kitchen on a Wednesday evening fun, when you are tired and would rather have someone make you a sandwich? Yes?  Well, not for me. There are those times that cooking is just not fun. But that isn’t what I want to talk about. Maybe next time.

I’m telling you there aren’t any rules constraining us to use a vase for flowers. Or a chair for sitting. Or a kettle for boiling water. Or a doormat for wiping our feet.

..mint in a kettle…

Feel free to use a metal doormat for a large trivet next to the stove. Easy and handy for a heavy pot to lift from stove to trivet an large enough for more than one pat and pretty enough to please the eye in the kitchen.

No rules. Only freedom. Imagination. Guts.  Do you have it?

…trivet alias doormat…

Have a rebellious weekend!

à bientôt

from  Ronelle alias la revolusioniste

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12 responses

  1. love your pictures!

    27/01/2012 at 22:12

  2. Me too love your pics..Great ideas..
    It’s fun to create..thank you for sharing..i saw so many bathing suits today in a store and couldn’t get you out of my mind!:)

    27/01/2012 at 22:22

  3. What a great idea! My doormat isn’t as pretty and ‘open’ as yours. Mine would look like a doormat on the counter :)

    27/01/2012 at 22:41

  4. I love it! So pretty and decorative.

    Have a great weekend.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

    27/01/2012 at 23:48

  5. My thoughts, too! Like using a melon- baller to reach the last pickled mushroom or olive in the jar. I had a bright red enamelled pot…sometimes, it held paint brushes , sometimes flowers and sometimes a curry. :-)

    28/01/2012 at 02:29

  6. Gloria – Thank you.

    Monique – oh no, you should get that picture out iof your mind, you will have nightmares…hehe!

    Susan – now THAT image has me laughing…doormat on the counter!

    Rosa Mae – Thanks, I also think it is pretty…hehe.

    Diahn – you’re a free soul…GREAT!
    Ronelle

    28/01/2012 at 08:59

  7. Merci for permission to be rebellious. I shall take you up on it. Hope you have a wonderful weekend too Ronelle.
    Sam

    28/01/2012 at 12:28

  8. Sam – great! Let’s free the world from conventionality!

    Ronelle

    29/01/2012 at 13:49

  9. Ronelle, this is a great idea! I have decorative metal doormats outside the front and back door. I love the idea that they scrape dirt but never get soiled. I will look for a smaller version for inside.

    Eileen

    29/01/2012 at 16:54

  10. Oh Ronelle…you are so smart and creative! I love the mint in the kettle and also the metal doormat used for a trivet! Miss you! :)

    29/01/2012 at 16:57

  11. I’m going to do both these things, I am going to do both, I am going to do……..

    No, definitely, Ronelle, that doormat makes wonderful sense, and I am furiously searching for a aliminium kettle!

    29/01/2012 at 18:13

  12. Eileen…hope you find your “counter top doormats”!

    Ingrid…love you for thinking me “smart”..hehe. Miss you too.

    Marie…yes, aluminum getting scarcer, you should browse secondhand stores.

    30/01/2012 at 10:35

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