• Design

    Kitchen Tour Updated 

    In the beginning of my blogging journey, I wrote a post about our kitchen. Since that time, a few updates have happened in the space. The original kitchen post. That post has more construction pictures and our original fixtures.  The updates aren’t anything crazy, I updated the pendants ( farmhouse basket shade DIY tutorial) and we have switched the barstools twice. Ironically these small-ish changes have made a huge difference.  Our original upholstered barstools were sure to be destroyed by my kids. I mistakenly thought upholstered barstools could survive children. Wrong. Before total destruction, we decided to move them to the lake house mainly because they had backs. Our barstools…

  • Design

    Kitchen

    From the moment I found our house plans I  began thinking about the kitchen. I have an affinity for country French styling but don’t always love intense distressing and it can also can be too fancy, smancy looking for my taste as well. Our house is a craftsman by definition, but has some softer features and more neutral colors than many I have seen. I love mixing in industrial metal features so all in all I would call my style industrial farmhouse.  I love white cabinets and they photogrpah just beautifully but sometimes white on white feels somewhat clinical in real life. When I picked our cabinet color I actually…