How to Wallpaper Above Wainscot

The laundry room is coming along and I will be finished this week with everything, way faster than I thought it would be. The last thing to be done is hang the light fixture that I ordered and it just went up last night. I'm so excited to share this space with all of you! It's such a cute space that I dreamed up in my head and then executed step by step. Today I'm going to show you my thought … [Read more...]

Luxury French Linen Sheets {Giveaway}

This post is sponsored by Saphyr Home. Hi friends! One of the spaces I really wanted to get finished and looking pretty is our master bedroom. I shared it a few months ago as I got it updated with new drapes, rug, and bedding. A master bedroom space is a retreat for us from the day to day things going on outside our homes. Coming home to a nice haven and bedroom space is a luxury we should all … [Read more...]

The Kitchen Bling: Gold Faucet

This post is sponsored by Delta Faucet.I just can't stop talking about our new kitchen and sharing all of the details, including today's post about the kitchen faucet I chose. Faucets in a kitchen are really the icing on the cake, the jewelry to the space and I wanted one that fit our space and looked elegant as well. The Delta Trinsic® Touch 2O faucet was the choice for me in Champagne … [Read more...]

Why I Chose a Blanco Silgranit Sink

This post is sponsored by Blanco. Renovating a kitchen is a big deal and there are a lot of choices to make when you're changing finishes and updating fixtures, like sinks and faucets. During my time as a home owner which I've been since 1985, my sinks have been several different materials ranging from stainless steel, to white cast iron, to the current sink we have just installed, a granite … [Read more...]

Blue and White Kitchen Renovation Reveal!

I'm so excited to share our final kitchen renovation with you, featuring blue and white kitchen cabinets, white quartz countertops and white crackled subway tile. It truly feels like a completely different kitchen now and truthfully, it is! It has come a long way from the kitchen we inherited in this new to us house going on 2 years ago.I love that we were able to completely change this … [Read more...]

Tiling a Subway Tile Backsplash

It sounded so simple when we were starting this kitchen renovation. Mark and I talked about tiling the backsplash ourselves. We had just finished that herringbone marble tile on the fireplace and it didn't go so perfectly, so Mark was not thrilled about taking this on, but he did it because it needed doing and we figured we'd save a little money by doing this one ourselves. We try to do that on … [Read more...]

Quartz vs. Granite Kitchen Countertops

Hey there and happy Monday! We've still been at it over the weekend trying to get that kitchen backsplash finished and it's been way longer than expected, but we're getting there and it's looking beautiful. I'll share it all just as soon as I can!In the meantime, I thought that you'd be interested in a conversation about countertops. I've owned a house since the mid-80's when there were such … [Read more...]