Archive | May, 2013

Before and After……

11 May


Here is one view of our kitchen, before and after……


Sneak Peek, almost 100% complete!!!!

11 May

We are almost at 100%! We have a few minor details like trim fix-ups and updating the pantry door, but that is it!!! Here is just a sneak peek at the major transformation our kitchen has gone through. It is even more beautiful and functional than we anticipated…….. Take a look, what do you think?

( I plan on taking more pictures when I have better natural light. I’d also like to put the before and after pictures side by side to really see and compare the changes.)





Stenciling an Accent Wall

5 May

We are approaching the end of our kitchen renovation, which means I’m starting to add the final design touches to the room.  I decided I wanted to do an accent wall that is located in our eat-in kitchen area.  The wall connects the family room and kitchen and is where our table is located.   I decided to use the Lazy Sun color we used for the family room and a lighter grey to help the transition between the yellow family room and charcoal colored kitchen.  I used a Moroccan stencil from, called Casablanca.  It took hours upon hours, and I was quite a mess  (I recommend watching the how to video BEFORE starting), but I think it was worth it!  I needed to live with it for a little while before making up my mind………



It took hours and hours..... but in the end think it was worth it!  What do you think?

It took hours and hours….. but in the end think it was worth it! What do you think?Finished!