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2014 Home Decor Trends: Open Shelving

2014 home Decor Trends open shelving

Looking for a quick way to change up your kitchen or pantry? Open shelving is a great way to personalize a kitchen, it helps the space feel lived in and homey.   … [Read more...]

How To Install a Rustic Planked Ceiling!

DIY Rustic Planked Ceiling

How to DIY a Rustic-Planked Ceiling. I've just finished stage ONE of a HUGE, top to bottom kitchen remodel. It's just part of an even bigger remodeling project that I'll tell you more about soon, I promise! Remodeling takes so much longer than you think it will. I was hoping to have the cabinets in and have a subway tile tutorial for this month, but we ran into some plumbing and electrical … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Kitchen Remodel: Before and After!!

ashley's kitchen side

I was able to spend the weekend with my sister Ashley and her new baby Charley. It was a quick visit but so much fun to spend time with my mom and Ashley and her little family.  And while I was there I was able to spend time in Ashley's beautiful home. She recently remodeled her kitchen and she said I could share it with you!! (photo from Wendy Vonsosen Photography) … [Read more...]

Aqua and White Kitchen Reveal!!

aqua and white kitchen island

I love my new Aqua and White Kitchen. I had white cabinets at my last house and loved them. For some reason I thought since this house was a little more rustic that a white kitchen wouldn't work. But I am so happy with the way this remodel turned out. {NOTE -- lots of pictures to come} {The Keep Calm sign is from Barn Owl Primitives} Here's what the kitchen looked like when we bought the … [Read more...]

Make DIY Pendant Lights (Kitchen Remodel Project)!

DIY Pendant Lights header

The kitchen remodel is almost done -- wooo!! I just have one more project that I am going to finish up this week. Here are my DIY Pendant Lights. I found some lights that I really wanted from a store online, but they were $140 each, and four would = $560, not including the converter kits to change my lights from recessed to pendant. So I had to come up with something different. I ended up … [Read more...]

What Sparks your Creativity?

master bedroom collage

  What did we do before Pinterest came into our lives? I am a visual person and I love that I can create a board there with ideas for a room and that room comes to life for me. I did that for my Kitchen Redmodel and even though I came up with my own style and projects for the space, having that visual board as inspiration really sparked my creativity. I know I have mentioned my … [Read more...]