5 Ways to Get This Look: Dreamy White Farmhouse Kitchen

Today I’d like to share an inspiration photo with you that is one of those completely out of reach dream kitchens.  It comes from Better Homes & Gardens, and I’ve been seeing it all over Pinterest lately.  When I say out of reach, I should probably clarify that it looks completely out of reach for someone doing a kitchen design on a budget like mine.  But, guess what?  Kitchens like this can provide excellent guidelines for figuring out your style.  I’ve found 5 tutorials for elements of this kitchen that you can use to recreate this style in your own home.

Inspiration Photo numbered

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Bright Farmhouse Kitchen

I keep seeing this pretty kitchen from Midwest Living pop up on Pinterest.  What is it that makes this kitchen so popular?  The crisp, white cabinetry is right on trend and the open shelves displaying pretty dishes and jars are classic farmhouse.  Those orange stools are a fun pop of color that really takes what could be a run-of-the-mill country kitchen to a whole new level of fun design.  I challenged myself to find at least five tutorials for projects that might help me replicate the look of this room.

Midwest Living kitchen view

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5 Ways to Fake a Kitchen Island

I’m so excited that my “new” kitchen island is ready to use! It took several days to prep the butcher block, and I had to use my kitchen without the island.  It was definitely missed.  So I can tell you from experience that islands aren’t just a trendy design feature in today’s kitchens.  They can {…Read More…}

Butcher Block Countertop

A couple of weekends ago my husband and I got a little weekend getaway in Cincinnati.   We had a wonderful time, but one of my secret motivations was to go to IKEA since it is the closest one to us.   I had plans on getting the Numerar beech butcher block countertop for my {…Read More…}