Anyone who knows me isn't surprised that I have a neon sign hanging in my kitchen. I like "different" things, and it fits with my personality, and humor.
When I moved into my last house in 1988, I wanted something nostalgic-looking as part of my kitchen decor. On a trip to Portland, Oregon I found Habromania, a store full of neon light art. Some neon they sell is from a neon school in the area, (yes, there's a school!), but much of the neon is vintage, or custom made. So anyway, I was looking for that special "something", and if I should see it, I'd know that was "it"! Inside Habromania, my eyes were treated to a spectacular neon art show! From all of this, I had to make my choice. The search didn't last for long. Right there, hanging in front of me, was a neon sign in red that simply stated, "Home Cooking". That's IT! Wrap it up; I'll take it home!
After I brought my new neon sign home, I mounted the transformer, and wired the glass sign through eye-hooks right over my kitchen sink. With a flip of the switch I turned on my "Home Cooking" sign! It looked bright, and warm, and RED; reminiscent of the old diners I remember as a child. It's unique, and it's ME!
When we built the home we're in now, I actually decorated around my neon sign. I put a little 50's flair throughout the kitchen, and right there above my kitchen sink... my "Home Cooking" neon sign is still bright, and warm, and red!!