• DIY Furniture

    DIY Kitchen Island

    So, let’s talk kitchen island! Kitchen islands are the focal point in a kitchen. I feel like every time I see a picture of a kitchen on Pinterest or Instagram my eyes are instantly drawn to the kitchen island. Typically they have detailed wood work on the base, or eye catching counter tops, or beautiful pendant lights hanging above. The kitchen island is also typically a gathering place in a home, whether it’s talking to mom as she finishes up dinner, harboring appetizers and good conversations at a friendly get together, or even collecting all the goodies from the latest grocery trip. Islands are the multi-functional must have in a…

  • DIY Home Decor

    DIY White Chippy Shelves

    If I have one word of advice on home project DIYs, it’s make your own shelves! Shelves are surprisingly expensive once you start looking, especially for something that is trendy, sturdy, and has real quality. Making your own shelves costs a fraction of the price, and they are so simple to make! You also have a huge range of customization options if you DIY them. There are a ton of wooden and metal corbels online to choose from, and you can add any type and size of wood to the top, in any paint or stain color you choose. Since I already have so much wood in my house, I…