Moving On Up: Kitchen Reno

Remember a few weeks ago when I said that things are happening… big, exciting, woohoo type of things? Well, we are officially homeowners! We closed on our home in late April and since then, we’ve been busy prepping our new home for move-in. With contractors working around the clock, things have been much less than calm but so very exciting!

As first-time homebuyers, we certainly have a lot to learn along the way but I have to admit that it’s been so much fun so far. From picking paint colors to deciding which hardware fits best in which space, we’re already seeing how minor adjustments can make a big statement. I’ll be doing a series of updates as we move into our new home and this is just a sneak-peek into the kitchen.

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My Fall-Styled Mantel


The mantel over my fireplace is in the middle of a reno right now – but I say that rather lightly. In reality, I just can’t decide what color it should be… I know – real-world problems, right? But when something, or even more so, a featured design in your home, is just not the right color and you live with it and look at it each and every day – it can tend to bother you – a little anyways.

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