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  • Backsplash For Kitchens: How To Pick Tile You’ll Love For Years!

    Choosing a backsplash tile is NOT an easy feat! It’s a big decision because as I’m sure you know, it’s difficult to switch out. If you’re reading this and working on a backsplash update in your kitchen, the good news is that you have two things on your side – lots of options and this post for inspiration! What Is Backsplash? Backsplash tile is placed on the walls of your kitchen above your countertops. Kitchen’s get messy, and having tile above your counters protects the walls from the inevitable splashes and spills. I love backsplash because of the decorative element it brings to your kitchen. There are so many options these days and today on the blog, I’m walking you through how to choose a backsplash for your kitchen update. Backsplash Options: Slab or Tile? When you are installing or replacing countertops, you typically choose a “slab” or stone like quartz or marble. Because you are purchasing the entire slab, you can have it fabricated for your counters in addition to your backsplash. The same piece of stone can be…

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  • Easy Kitchen Styling with Walmart Home

    This post is sponsored by Walmart Home. As always, all opinions are my own. In my last blog post, I shared all about my new chandeliers and how it can be simple to up-level your kitchen without any remodeling. It turns out, you all love kitchen styling as much as I do! Check out this post for all my kitchen styling tips and essentials! In every design I do, my goal is to make the space as functional as it is beautiful. Right now, I make every effort to tuck away my small appliances because they aren’t the prettiest sitting on my counter. My family uses these items almost daily and I spend time putting them away each day to keep the counters clear. Can you relate? Swap Out Outdated Items My next step in styling my kitchen is to swap out some of my counter appliances! This includes my Air Fryer, pans, and kitchen knives and there is no better place to shop for these necessities than Walmart Home. They have added so many amazing pieces to their home…

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  • Kitchen Refresh: My New Kitchen Chandeliers!

    Today is the day I finally get to share my new kitchen chandeliers! I can’t believe it’s been almost THREE years since my kitchen remodel! This kitchen has had quite the transformation over the years. Check out this post to see the transformation and learn how you can change yours too! Most of you probably don’t remember, but my kitchen used to look like this… Remember when my kitchen flooded? Due to a kitchen flood, we completely remodeled the kitchen – including the floors, taking down walls, and all new appliances. I wrote about the entire process on this post here! Fast forward three years and I’ve been itching to make a change in this space. I know, I know…but if you know me at all, you know that nothing in my house stays forever! I’ve been eyeing a very specific chandelier and when I found it in stock at Shades of Light, I knew they were meant to be in my kitchen! I can’t wait to show you! Kitchen Chandeliers – What I Chose! You don’t need to do…

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  • How to Organize a Fridge

    This post is sponsored by Bed, Bath and Beyond. As always all opinions are my own. Having an organized home makes everyone feel better. Bed, Bath and Beyond has so many amazing different products to help you get organized in your home. One space that I wanted to get under control is our refrigerator. Our refrigerator is a space that every single member of my family uses several times a day. I wanted the fridge to be organized so that everything is easy to find, especially grab and go snacks and lunch items for all my kids. Before doing anything I took inventory of what we have in our fridge and then I went onto Bed, Bath and and I ordered all different sizes and shapes of organizing bins. Here is a list of the items that I ended up using. Organizer containers I used: iDesign™ Stackable Clear Storage Bin iDesign® Small Bath Bin iDesign® Cabinet Turntable InterDesign® Fridge Binz™ 8-Inch x 15-Inch Stackable Refrigerator Bin iDesign® Lazy Susan Cabinet Bin iDesign® Large Bath Bin OXO Good Grips® Smart…

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