Peel and Stick Papered Risers

The easiest update for your stairs with the most bang for the buck is peel and stick wallpaper on the risers. It is wipeable and can bring as much pattern and/or color as you desire. It’s not very expensive and no permanent so if you want to change it up you can just pull it […]

Board and Batten Bathroom

I recently updated our very boring half bathroom and am THRILLED with the outcome. Ultimately I swapped out the mirror, added new cabinet hardware, painted the ceiling white + walls and added board and batten. Let’s back up and visit the process step by step. The original wall color was a dark beige color and […]

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 […]