Finding New Kitchen Hardware

A few weeks ago, I shared that I was looking for new hardware for my kitchen cupboards. Because we are adding 4 new drawers to fill the hole where the dishwasher was, I either had to find matching hardware or replace all of the hardware so it would match.

I thought it would be nice to refresh all of the hardware with a more modern look, and ended up purchasing simple bar pulls. I realized once they arrived that this design would not work in my kitchen because of where the existing holes were placed. The overhang of the pull stuck out over the edge of the doors. Total design fail! I wasn’t too heartbroken, because I felt like they didn’t quite fit the kitchen anyways.

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Choosing A Kitchen Paint Color

I’ve previously shared that I wanted to update my kitchen wall color as a part of my remodel. I like the retro green color that I currently have, but with the refresh of the counters and floors, I wanted to take the time to make the walls look refreshed and modern as well.

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What I’m Loving: Old Fashioned Furniture

I have a soft spot in my heart for antique furniture. Back in the day, it was made so beautifully with quality materials, and it was made to last forever. Now days, a lot of furniture is made to be disposable and just doesn’t have the same beauty. I try to incorporate antique furniture into my home where I can– I refinished my great grandfather’s mahogany dresser, and it’s one of my favorite pieces in my home. Continue reading “What I’m Loving: Old Fashioned Furniture”

Ikea Hack: Stone Topped End Tables

I’ve written before about my Ikea hack end tables, but I thought it was worth updating the post! I’ve had these cheapie end tables for years and wanted to refresh them without a big investment. I thought maybe I could find some type of hardwood flooring that I could cover over the tops and went to look at my local home improvement store.

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Pretty Vintage-Inspired Livingroom

My favorite room in my house is my living room. It gets the prettiest morning sunlight from the east that spills across the room. It’s also one of the rooms in my house with the biggest transformation after we installed the vintage hardwood floors.

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Simple, Cheap Home Style Hacks to Copy Now

A lot of people are intimidated by decorating their space because they don’t feel like they have the means to completely refresh a room. Furniture, decor, rugs are all expensive and a huge investment, especially to buy all at once. There are a lot of easy ways to embrace your current space and make it look and feel intentionally designed without breaking the bank.

See my favorite simple and inexpensive style hacks below:

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