Kitchen and Dining Reveal



First let me say how unbelievably blessed I feel every single time I walk into this kitchen. I could never have dreamed I would get to cook for my sweet family of 5 in this space each day. I come from humble beginnings so for me this house is a really big deal. To my hardworking husband and my God that brought us here, I am so so grateful. The best part is, how easy it makes caring for and feeding my family. I love sitting around our big table and sturdy comfy chairs each night for dinner together. 

When we first stepped foot into this house it was about 75% complete. The walls were painted, the cabinets, appliances, and floors installed, all of the finishings had been picked out and some had been purchased. We immediately fell in love with the layout and the more we learned the more we realized this house was perfect. Our small town, Mom and Pop builder is very detail oriented and the craftsmanship of their work is extremely apparent. Although almost perfect as is, there were a few changes I was able to ask for. The granite had already been ordered but the back splash had not so I asked for a simple white subway tile that would go flush with the counter tops. I jokingly showed him an example of a herringbone pattern back splash (y'all know my love for herringbone) but only asked for the brick lay. He surprised me with the insert above the sink and I was just tickled when I saw it! I have always dreamed of a deep, large sink without the partition in the middle. It was too late for a farmhouse so I asked for an over sized stainless steal and it's probably my favorite feature!! I can easily wash the crockpot, casserole dishes, and large pots without getting water everywhere! The only changes we've made now that we are in, is all the lighting in this space. There are a bunch of can lights, and under cabinet lighting which is amazing but the island pendants and dining chandelier just weren't our style. 

All of the sources I can provide are listed below, I hope you ENJOY!! Thanks for stopping by!


I am over the moon with how the island lighting came together! I have been seriously drooling over all of the white beaded chandeliers trending right now but at $250+ a pop, two of them was just not doable. So when you can't afford to buy it, what do you do? DIY it of course! I purchased two of these jade beaded chandeliers off ebay for a steal at less than $60 each. A few cans of white spray paint and voila! I laugh every time I walk in because they are like earrings for my kitchen :)



The cutting boards were purchased at (from left to right) Ikea, Homegoods, World Market. The granite is Santa Cecilia. 





  

The glass storage jars are a steal for just $11 each at Walmart! The glass bowl vase is from Hobby Lobby.



  

I've had a lot of questions on Instagram about this vase. I purchased from an At Home store but this is not how it looked when I found it on clearance. It had a not so cute (Home Sweet Home) image on the front that I buffed out and twine wrapped around the top. It's cement so water inside gives it that gorgeous two tone look. Sometimes it's hard to see past the kitschy items in stores like that but you have to look at the bones and the potential. I have to remind myself- When in doubt, simplicity is best, always.


I've been asked about this paper towel holder as well. It makes me chuckle because it's not made for paper towels. Would you believe it's a toilet paper holder?!?! I know, and doesn't it look lovely this way?

Both soap dispensers are from Target.




Off to the side of the garage entry there is the perfect open spot for this sweet little bench. I adore the softness and texture it brings into this space. The bench is from Wayfair and can be found here. The round wood carving is from World Market and can be found here

   


This gorgeous fixture is from Wayfair and can be found here. Please excuse our bulb-less lighting, I forgot to grab those- hehe! 

This beautiful dining table is from American Furniture Warehouse and can be found here. The chairs were a re-furb project I found on craiglist. In great condition but with just a little wear and tear and your typical stains so I re-covered and painted in my go-to white. I used Polar Bear by Behr in a flat finish and sealed with Minwax's Polyacrylic in matte.


The pillow covers are a deal from Hobby Lobby.

 














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  1. Beautiful kitchen. My dream one)

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