Kitchen Island Pendants

Our 2008 oak kitchen when we moved in. I painted the ceiling, the cabinets and replaced hardware. I removed the microwave and added a pretty range hood instead. There was still this perplexing box over the island with recessed lighting in it. It must have been considered decorative at some point in time…. but no […]

Updated Kitchen Hardware

A quick and simple way to update your kitchen is by updating the hardware. Period. Tiny knobs or no hardware at all dates the kitchen and is a simple fix. I personally like to bring some black into every room as my classic neutral so I chose black hardware. Metal trends seem to come and […]

DIY Range Hood Cover

We’ve come a long way updating this kitchen! Let’s back up a bit and I’ll share a “before” photo featuring oak cabs and one enormous microwave. This big honking microwave above our oven made me crazy. I didn’t want a microwave to be the focal point of our kitchen. The microwave was “installed” so I […]

Salt Dough Ornaments

Made some salt dough ornaments today and they seriously can’t be easier!!! You only need 3 ingredients. Mix~2 cups flour1 cup salt1 cup water Roll out then cut in desired shape. I found it was easier to transfer the cut shape if the dough was a little thicker. Poke a hole with a straw before […]

Feels Real Artificial Christmas Tree

Sharing my FAVORITE artificial Christmas tree after much hunting. I visited Lowe’s, Home Depot, Target, Michael’s, Joanns and Hobby Lobby. I searched online and catalogs as well falling in love with Balsam Hill trees. I discovered a quality and close competitor to Balsam Hill with more affordability on Amazon. The line is by National Christmas […]