How to add character to a kitchen peninsula or kitchen island

Have a plain kitchen island or kitchen peninsula that could use some character?  You are in luck because today I am going to show you how I added “faux” shiplap and thick molding to add a ton of character to my plain jane kitchen peninsula.  I knew I would love it because hello, shiplap?!  But […]

Painted kitchen cabinets makeover with Magnolia paint

I have a BIG makeover I am excited to share with you today!  This is step 2 + 3 of our kitchen makeover so these aren’t the final hopefully on e day finished pictures, but wow did this step change it so much! So here’s what our kitchen looked like at the beginning of May. […]

New paint in the kitchen

I’m always amazed at the power of paint in a room!  I am working on catching you up on some changes we’ve made in our house – some were gradual and I just haven’t had a chance to blog them yet.   We moved 3 weeks before I had our little girl so I only […]

Christmas in the Kitchen

I am so excited to show you my Christmas decorated kitchen today! I never really have done any Christmas decorating in the kitchen other than a seasonal towel and maybe some kind of display behind the sink.  But this year I was going to go all out and I couldn’t wait! Because when you kitchen […]

Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour – part 1 (plus giveaway!)

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Home Decorators Collection. But all opinions and decorating ideas are all own! Welcome to our home!! I have teamed up with some of my blogger friends and the folks at Home Decorators Collection to share tours of our homes and lots of Christmas decorating inspiration with you this week.  […]

Create order in the kitchen (31 days to Love the Home You Have)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

Show the Kitchen Some Love (31 days to Love the Home You Have)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

Be Grateful for Your Home (31 Days to Love the Home You Have)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

How to re-paint your yucky white cabinets

Oh I am so excited to finally share this post and more than that excited that my kitchen looks like THIS now! Just so you can get full appreciation for how far it has come… this is how my kitchen looked like before in June.  And here’s how it looked after we installed our new […]

New paint in the Breakfast area

Thank you so much for all your opinions and weigh in options on my last post on what I should do in my eat-in-kitchen/breakfast area in my kitchen.  I am currently in the midst of a kitchen makeover which of course sort of extends into the attached breakfast area.  The kitchen has almost been completely […]