Put A Microwave In Your Kitchen Island!

The Microwave Dilemma Let’s face it – all the Pinterest-worthy, scroll-stopping kitchens are mysteriously missing a microwave in plain sight. A largely American tradition, above-range microwaves have been the norm …

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DIY Kitchen Island (on a budget!)

Why DIY Your Kitchen Island? For those who have read my blog post about my favorite kitchen cabinets, you’ll know that ready to assemble cabinets are my favorite option for …

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DIY Board and Batten Wall

If I could, I would install millwork in every room in every house. In my opinion, it is the best way to add character, without committing to any particular design …

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Venetian plaster range hood with kitchen rail and copper pot and wood utensils

DIY Brass Kitchen Rail

If there’s an opportunity to bring European charm to a space, you know I’m here for it! I love an English country kitchen. One thing that comes to mind are …

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DIY Old World Coffee Table

Sometimes DIY furniture flips do not go as planned! In this case, the backup plan turned out better than the original plan! The table was very old and had layers …

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The Easiest Way to Paint Furniture

I found this 1940s sideboard (credenza, buffet?) on FB marketplace. I love the shape and character, but not the orange-y finish. With all the crevices in this piece, stripping would …

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