Saturday, April 5, 2014

How to Make DIY Better: MystiKit

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Hey, what's up, gang? I've been absent for a while…doing that whole life thing. I also had to deal with a fake blog who stole my entire feed. Whaaaat? Who does that? Whoever they are were, I am happy to say that blog has now been deleted. Thank you, Google.

On an even happier note, WhisperWood Cottage is being featured on MystiKit.com along with a few other bloggers you might know...

Sunday, February 2, 2014

3 Reasons Quartz Counters are Best

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I had some fun accessorizing the kitchen island one day. 
I'd thought I'd share a few thoughts about the kitchen island with you...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Functional Kitchen Cabinet Storage Ideas

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We had a lot of fun planning our kitchen renovation. We ultimately went with the Martha Stewart Line of cabinetry at Home Depot. Home Depot had a 10% sale going on and Martha Stewart had discounts for if you spent a certain amount. We love the quality, and they have a lot of great options that make the cabinets works so well.  One example is the pull-out drawer feature. Love! Here are some more features we love...

Thursday, January 23, 2014

"What kind of flooring is that?"

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shelley asked "Can you tell me the brand of laminate flooring?" in your kitchen renovation?
I sure can, Shelley!...

Monday, January 20, 2014

"Do you miss that counter space?"

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BEFORE
In our kitchen renovation, we replaced the lighted upper cabinets and lower base cabinets with two 96" tall pantry cabinets. A Little Paint, A Little Spackle asked "Do you miss that counter space?" Great question! Here's my answer...

Friday, January 17, 2014

Reclaimed Hardwood Cabinet with French Reproduction Hardware

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One of my favorite pieces in the kitchen renovation is this reclaimed hardwood display cabinet. 
It replaced...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WhisperWood Cottage Kitchen Renovation Tour

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You've seen some before & after photos. So, how about a tour around the renovated kitchen?...

Monday, January 13, 2014

WhisperWood Cottage Kitchen Renovation Reveal

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Finally! The kitchen reveal!! I'm so excited to share this, because it's been so many years of planning, saving, designing, and now renovating. Being in the kitchen is so much more enjoyable, and (shock!) I've actually been cooking. There will be several more posts to come, but I thought I'd start with a timeline of how the kitchen has transformed over the years...

Friday, November 22, 2013

Kitchen Progress

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Hello, fellow Whisperers! The months are flying by, and the holidays are right around the corner. I don't recall if I mentioned it or not but, in addition to the kitchen renovation, we are also renovating our laundry room and building a new closet in the living room. 

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Reinventing the Stocking (A No-Sew Canvas Project)

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The holidays are coming! This reinvented stocking idea could be used for Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine's Day or any other gift-giving event. Here's the skinny...

STEP 1: GATHER THE SUPPLIES 

14x14 canvas pillow cover
5x7 canvas rectangle
craft paint
17" metal or wood rod/dowel
fabric adhesive
jute twine