Mini Kitchen Island Update

Hello lovely Friends! I hope everyone in the southeast stayed safe during the hurricane. It turned out to sea just before reaching us here on the coast of Virginia, but we still got a ton of rainfall and high winds, resulting in many areas of flooding and a ton of downed trees. Luckily we were spared both! It's one of my favorite days of the month, Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday!! (See all of my previous T2T Tuedsay posts HERE.) Today I'm sharing my neighbor's trash that I turned into treasure. … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Add Farmhouse Charm to the Kitchen {and a Thrifty Makeover too!}

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my farmhouse today! Say what? You know I have nothing even remotely close to a farmhouse, but today as part of this month's Decor Challenge, my Decor Enthusiast Girls and I are sharing our take on ways to add a little farmhouse style our spaces. Farmhouse style is hot hot hot right now, but with living closer to dolphins than to chickens, I tend to lean a little more towards coastal. So when my girls were talking about sharing tips for getting that farmhouse … [Read more...]

20 Fabulous Room Makeovers

Hello, Friends! The new year brings a fresh start for all things, including the rooms in our house! It's a great time of year to tackle that room makeover you've been dreaming of, and we have SO much inspiration to motivate you to get going! Today we’re sharing our favorite room makeovers from this month’s Get Your DIY On party! Enjoy! {Please pin from the original source. Thank you!} Easy DIY Shiplap Wall via Table + Hearth (Krista's Pick) Guest Bedroom Makeover via Refresh Restyle … [Read more...]

DIY Spice Cabinet and 17 More Kitchen Organization Ideas {with Hometalk}

Are you looking to get your kitchen more organized this year? Well I've got 18 ways to do just that! I was invited by Hometalk recently to put together a collection of Kitchen Organization ideas.  If you're not familiar with Hometalk, it is the biggest Home & Garden social network on the web. Anyone (not just bloggers) can join (for FREE) and share their makeovers and DIYs, as well as ask home and garden-related questions from the experts as well as folks who have been there like you and … [Read more...]

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets (A Step-by-Step Guide)

  If you're in the market to paint your kitchen cabinets, you have come to the right place! I am sharing every single solitary step to a brand new space! While the actual priming and painting only took three days (can you say marathon painting?), reviving your kitchen cabinets will also require at least one solid day for prep, and at least one additional day to put everything back together. I took all day Friday to prep, primed and painted Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and put … [Read more...]

Kitchen Makeover

Yay! I am so excited to finally be sharing my kitchen makeover!! I've had family in town for the past eleven days and all I wanted to do was finish all those last-minute details so I could share! Well it's finally done. :) When I was originally thinking about redoing my kitchen, I was thinking solid surface counters, new tile back splash, farmhouse sink, new floors, you get the idea.  Enter the husband. (Known as hubby in more affectionate times.)  You see, this was his castle long before … [Read more...]

“Bar Chair” Redo for my New Kitchen

It's not always easy coming up with a name for a new post, especially when you have no idea what a piece of furniture you just made over is called!  Maybe you know? Is it a bar stool? Not really...is it a chair? kind of. It's a chair at bar stool height...bar chair? Okay now that we have that out of the way, it seems like my kitchen is taking longer than expected. but it's really just small details that are dragging on. The main stuff is done! I had family in town this week for my nephew's … [Read more...]

Rolling Kitchen Cart Makeover

  I am one project shy of completing my kitchen makeover and I am so excited! If you are new here (welcome!) or haven't been by in a while, I finally took the plunge and painted my kitchen cabinets! It's been on my to-to list for years. You can see some of the progress here.  Like I said, I have one more project to complete before I can call this room done. In the meantime, I want to share this little rolling kitchen cart redo. My kitchen has a huge void in the … [Read more...]

Accidental Kitchen Organization

Really, organizing almost my entire kitchen was not the plan when I installed my new spice cabinet.  But one thing led to another and to another. You get the idea. I promised I would show you what I did with the rest of the spices plus all the awesome organization that followed. So here it is! I built and installed this really cool spice cabinet which I shared with you last time. (Can a spice cabinet be cool? Why not.) All of my spices unfortunately did not fit so the rest ended up … [Read more...]