Client Before: Project Paint it All

Sometimes you walk into a home and the colors and floor plan are more than just needing an update-- they're downright offensive.  One such client and friend's home fit this bill.  The home had a few big things going for it:  it was in a really great Read More
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Kitchen Finishing Touches

Hello from NYC!  I'm spending the day at the BHG Stylemaker Event but I wanted to share some kitchen finishing touches that look good in virtually any kitchen. I like kitchens to be clean, fresh, simple, and look lived in.  Styling should be practical Read More
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DIY Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Thank you for your sweet responses about the kitchen reveal.  It is such a central spot in our home and it turned out pretty much exactly as I envisioned. When we were planning out the renovation, we decided two rooms would be our main splurges: the Read More
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#Staggreno Kitchen Reveal

Today kicks off a week full of wonderful.  Each day I'll be breaking down a different part of the kitchen, starting today with the full kitchen reveal. This space is a special one.  It's the heart of our home, and the place where we spend most of Read More
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How to Take Down a Wall (video)

As you may remember, the kitchen dining area of the house was really small.  Closed off, not functional, and we had big plans to transform this space.  Before we could do anything else, we had to take down a wall between the kitchen and a bedroom that Read More
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Client Project: Classic Kitchen

Hi all, first, I want to thank each and every one of you for reading, commenting, liking, etc.  This week has thrown me for a loop.  I've dealt with maybe a record number of rude, dishonest, snarky, or just plain mean people in the last 5 days and throw Read More
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Home Tour: Kitchen

It only took one look at the kitchen to know it was going to need a complete makeover.  We really couldn't save a single thing in there.  The layout was terrible, the cabinets were outdated, and the appliances were original to the house (I think it Read More
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DIY Faux Flowers (video)

Hello everyone!  Hope you're having a wonderful week.  Sometimes you just need an easy craft project and that's what I'm sharing today-- an easy and inexpensive project that will have you never wanting to buy a faux flower arrangement again. I love Read More
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SIMPLE CHAIR CUSHION UPHOLSTERY

There is just something about walking in your home after a trip that just feels oh so good.  I had such a great time at Market and feel so inspired, but I'm ready to get back to my routine... and my own bed:) Today I'm walking you through a simple chair Read More
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Remodeled Kitchen Reveal (video)

Happy Wednesday!  Today is the big day-- the day I'm sharing the remodeled kitchen reveal.  We've been enjoying this space for a while now and it's changed our lives, I tell ya.  And the best part?  The entire makeover cost us under $2000.  First, Read More
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