How to Install a Mother of Pearl Backsplash

Hello beautiful friends! Today I'm sharing how I tiled the backsplash in our kitchen. I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I love. I installed this gorgeous mother-of-pearl tile: I was searching for options on Amazon and found this one HERE. It is sold in packs of six 12 x 12" squares like this: Because it is genuine mother-of-pearl, it is very thin. (Strong, but thin.)  I did a few things differently than I might have if the tiles were regular … [Read more...]

Backsplash Sneak Peek

Okay ya'll, ready to see the tile I chose?? I am so excited to share the backsplash that I just couldn't wait any longer! It is actually almost finished, but today I am just going to share a few photos I snapped with my phone as it was going up. I'll save the grouted version for the big reveal! I had not a single idea of what I wanted when I started looking. On a trip to our local tile shop, I found that I was attracted to ALL THE SHINY THINGS. I've included affiliate links so you can find … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Redo

  This is the transformation that took place in our master bathroom.  Our house was built in the 1980's and this is definitely proof of that!   This is our not so awesome 1980's bathroom before: Gold fixtures, anyone? The vanity used to be outside the bathroom.   I know its ugly, right?! And why yes, that is a bidet in the foreground!   What? Doesn't everyone have two bathtubs in their bathroom? And how about that "spa" feel? Nice! The best thing about … [Read more...]