If you haven't already heard, HGTV's Extreme Makeover Home Edition is here! This is super-exciting for us because they are using Starmark cabinetry, which is our main cabinetry line. We use Starmark for 95% of the kitchens we do because it's so amazing, so it's fun to see it get the national credit it deserves! Five of HGTV's ten episodes will be using Starmark, and the episode on March 15 will ... View Post
Should You DIY Your Kitchen?
I wrote an article here for American Farmhouse Style magazine about the question of whether you should attempt a kitchen DIY or run the other way. The answer may surprise you...give it a read and see what you think! Enjoy! ... View Post
How to Easily Change the Look of Your Kitchen
We've all heard how cabinet hardware and other smaller details act to a kitchen like jewelry does to an outfit. It can make it look cheap, outdated, or off, ruining the look of the entire outfit. Or, it can take an ordinary outfit and make it a stunner. It can also take the same outfit (or kitchen) and make it look like whatever style you're going for, simply by choosing the right hardware. For ... View Post
Kitchen Cabinets…Should You Paint or Replace Them?
Painting kitchen cabinets brings me way back to our days of renovating our first home, a 1925 bungalow we owned in Spokane, WA. It had original cabinets, which had been painted pinkish-beige by the previous homeowner. I chose a new color scheme for the kitchen, which I had found on an inspiration card at Sherwin-Williams. The only problem was that it was an exterior color scheme meant for a ... View Post
A Special Guest is Coming
Hi there! I just realized I skipped the entire month of February on the blog-writing front. It is a lot of work to get a new showroom underway but it's coming together! If you've been following along on Instagram, you'll have seen the changes. If not, I'll post a few not-so-professional photos while we wait on professional ones (being taken as we speak by our friend Leslie from Visible ... View Post
Our New Space
The countdown has begun...we have less than a week to go in our current space before moving to Historic Downtown Franklin! On Monday the phones and internet will be transferred and our kitchens will be installed, which means I need to figure out where they're going asap as well as choose the paint colors for the walls behind (now some of the walls are mustard-colored). It has been a dream of mine ... View Post