kitchen updo lightening up the backksplash, home decor, kitchen backsplash, kitchen design, paint colors, wall decor

Kitchen Updo: Lightening Up the Backksplash

After remodeling our kitchen 7 years ago there was one thing I regretted, how dark our backsplash was. I set out to lighten it up, this was an easy and effective way to do it.

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Vintage Chafing Dish Lid Towel Holders

I was at Goodwill last week and stumbled across some vintage chafing dish lids.

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Vintage Tea Towel Spring Mantel

Decorate a Spring mantel using vintage tea towels and thrift store finds. There are so many treasures to be found at thrift store to decorate our homes with!

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Winter Wonderland Bufftet Vignette

Living in Illinois we are getting hit by the snow and bitter cold. So in keeping with that theme I did my buffet vignette in a Winter Wonderland Theme!
Come by and see all the winter goodness on our vignette!

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Kitchen Updo: Chippy Cottage Railing

We are in the process of updoing our kitchen to cottage charm. We've lightened up the backsplash from dark to light and bright.

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Patriotic Kitchen Nook

With Independence day just a few days away I found some time to decorate our kitchen nook in some good old red/white/blue colors.

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Ralph Lauren Ruffled Chair Skirts

Mr. C and I have been giving our kitchen a much needed updo. So far we lightened up our backsplash and installed a chippy cottage railing.

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Daffodil and Pansy Spring Vignette

Spring was in the air today and inspired to create a Daffodil and Pansy Vignette.

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Romantic Valentine Tablescape For Two

There's no reason not to decorate for Valentine dinner. You can decorate a very pretty romantic tablescape on thrift store and garage sale finds.

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A Trip To Our Dungeon Lead to a Charming Corner Vignette!

How A trip downstairs to our dungeon (basement) lead me to create a charming cottage vignette!

My 1929 Charmer
My 1929 Charmer
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