Thursday, September 11, 2014

Grey Subway Tile in a White Kitchen

The masses (thank you Pinterest) have spoken, and it seems as though grey subway tile is in high demand!


I don't blame you!

This was a design feature that as we were building, I was scared to say yes to (against my gut instinct of traditional white), but I'm so glad that I did. It really warms up our space just the right amount, and I love it.


So without further ado, here is all of the info that I have on our beloved grey subway tile.


Ordered from: Millers Interiors (Lynnwood, WA)
Size: 3x6
Finish: Bullnose Edge (standard - this is how it comes)
Color: Pumice
Manufacturer: Tierra Sol
Type: Hi-Line Series
Grout: White (to contrast)

I did call the good folks over at Millers Interiors today to confirm that the line still existed (we ordered it back in Dec 2011), and he wasn't positive on the color but said for sure this series is still in existence.

Hopefully that answers your questions! As always, feel free to shoot me an email or leave a question in the comments and I can get back to you shortly!

Happy White Kitchen hunting!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Layered French Mirror Re-Do


It's the weekend, and I've got plans for projects as my husband and kids vacate the premise for the majority of the time!

Speaking of projects, I wanted to share the quick before and after of this thrifted wood mirror that had amazing french details on it.

13 week baby bump…now at 23 weeks - MUCH bigger today!

I'm really loving the finished look of layered colors, and how it adds so much "age" to a piece.


To read about the full process of how I transformed this piece, click here for what I shared with the readers over at Country Chic Paint.


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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Chippy Side Tables

About a month ago, I shared this guest post over at Country Chic Paint.


I always love when I find a matching pair of something, as they seem to sell quite quickly, and I love the symmetry of having two.


You can see the details of the colors and technique I used here.

Happy Tuesday!

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Transforming Your Walls Without Paint

I'm always looking for new and creative ways to transform the spaces in our home!

Here is a fantastic roundup featured over at Today.com on 10 Ways to Transform Your Walls Without Paint

It just so happens to include a feature from yours truly!


After reading the article though, I'm thinking some sort of Sharpie treatment (like below) is in store…
A Beautiful Mess
What's your favorite way to transform a wall right now, without using paint? Renters, I know you've got something to say on this one...

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Special Interruption

I interrupt this weekend broadcast to bring you a special announcement (and reason why I've been so MIA).


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I married my best friend in 2006, and we started a family in 2010. Our house is still a work in progress in becoming a home - who knew there would be so many projects with new construction?! I love flavored coffee creamers, reality TV and anything Husky sports-related. My confession is that I only make boxed cookies, don't do grocery delivery (they don't have samples!), and am slightly obsessed with being a mom to boys.

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