Category: Kitchen

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    the kitchen backsplash

    Wow! Sorry for the very long Holiday break. We’ve been so busy over here with getting Christmas done, finishing up the backsplash, and taking a long over due vacation. We spent 10 amazing days in Kauai with the whole fam and loved every minute of it. I also finally took some photos of the completed…

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    zebra love

    I’m not one to be all over animal prints. Not sure why, just have never been drawn to them. But when I saw these amazing throw pillows at Zgallerie, I just had to have them. Unfortunately they only came in a 24” and I needed them smaller, so I went off on a web search…

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    tile sneak peek

    Hi All! I’m still exhausted from Monday’s tile install. I spent most of the day working from home and having nervous anxiety over the grout color. I thought I was so set on white but then at the last minute changed it to antique white. I’m so glad I did too. I love how it…

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    grout color dilemma

    ok real quick.. I’m having trouble deciding on a grout color. White on white pretty much blends and doesn’t really showcase the subway pattern. But then again I like that it won’t compete with our busy granite. bower power’s previous kitchen My other option was to pull a color from the granite like a light…

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    bye bye ugly backsplash

    Hi All! Hope you had a fab and crafty weekend! Sunday night we did a little backsplash demolition. Yee! Feels so good to get rid of that hideous granite backsplash. And let me just tell you it was not an easy task, the amount of glue they used on those suckers was crazy! So I…

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    Guest Bathroom Inspiration

    Not that I don’t already have enough going on, I started thinking about the guest bathroom. Which we plan to gut early next year. I’m loving white and lots of it. I’m so drawn to all white bathrooms its ridiculous. via via via via I would also love to throw some sparkle in there, along…

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    the great tile debate

    So we’re doing it! We are taking the plunge and finally installing the backsplash in our kitchen. Now for the hard part…tile. I know I definitely want subway tile, but I’m undecided on which material to use. I did a quick stop at Lowes a grabbed some samples. 1. tumbled marble 2. tiny subway tile…

  • Stencil Wall Complete!

    Yep! We did it!We conquerd the kitchen with an amazing stencil by Royal Design Studios called Casablanca Trellis.The whole process took us about 4 hours, thank god I had the husband there to help me, because I don’t think I could have done this alone. I envy all those who can!Here’s how our little Saturday of painting went…

  • Update on Stencil Wall

    Happy Friday! Well unfortunately after much discussion the stenciling of the hallway is not going to happen and I did try! But with the gorgeous plaster my husband slaved over and not to mention the uneven walls and 4 doorways it sadly was not in it’s future. The good news is the kitchen nook has…