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How to Measure Center to Center and Why You Need to Do It!

Are you installing new drawer pulls or cabinet handles? Then you need to know how to measure center to center so you don’t drill holes in the wrong place! This post is brought to you by Amerock. Thanks for supporting the brands that support this blog! I’ve been dreaming about updating my dark kitchen for years …

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How to Choose a Paint Color to Compliment Cherry Cabinets

Want to brighten your kitchen with cherry cabinets without painting over all the wood? Paint the island! Here’s how to find the best color for your home. When we built our home in 2005, Tuscan-styled kitchens were the big trend with cherry cabinets, dark granite counters, and rich gold-colored walls. I loved the look of …

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You’ll Love this Spring Centerpiece Idea for Your Dining Table

Create this simple neutral spring centerpiece for your dining table. DIY terra cotta pots are the star of the show in this tablescape design. Trees are budding. Flowers are blooming. Birds are chirping. The weather is getting warmer and I’m here for it! Are you ready for spring? I’ve been adding some touches of spring …

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How to Make Easy Jute Napkin Rings

These simple jute napkin rings can be dressed up or down. Follow step-by-step instructions for an easy budget-friendly DIY project. How many times have you looked at something in a store and thought to yourself, “I could make that for so much less!” If you’re anything like AnnMarie and me, probably a lot of times. …

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How to Update a Kitchen Island with Trim and Legs

Learn how to update a kitchen island and customize its style on a budget using trim, paint, and table legs to support the counter overhang. One of the first things many people do to update a kitchen with cherry cabinets is to paint them. Paint is definitely an easy way to brighten up the space! …

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