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This post is in partnership with Rejuvenation.

Since our cabinets were installed well over a month ago, we’ve been pulling out the trash compartment in our socked feet, opening drawers from their outer edge and avoiding the spice rack almost entirely (that sucker was too difficult). This style of cabinet needs hardware, but as of a few days ago, reaching for the coffee has gotten a lot easier!

We’ve been working with the team at Rejuvenation to outfit our kitchen from head-to-toe (er, ceiling to floor?), starting with the hutch, moving on to the island and finally, the cabinets and lighting! If we lived in Portland, we may never leave their store; you know we love it.

In total, we had 30 pulls to install, so we picked up this cabinet template in the hopes it would move the job along quickly. For about $7 and a tool that’s typically only needed one time, it was worth every single penny! To prevent any accidental measurements, Scott taped off one side and poked only the holes we’d be using along the way:

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Our cabinets and drawers got a big facelift with the Mission pulls in oil rubbed bronze (almost exclusively in 4″, with the exception of a few 3.5″ for smaller drawers), which in person reads as almost pure black with no reddish undertones. We opted for the same handles on everything, rather than the usual mix with bin pulls, which was simply personal preference. Just like that, the kitchen looked so pulled together, very non-fussy and classic. It was that feeling we’ve been looking for all along.

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A last minute decision had us re-wiring our under cabinet lighting placement – a decision that was made as soon as we laid eyes on the Hannah! [Insert heart-eyed emoji here.] Coming in at about 6″ in height, she’s the perfect pint-sized glow for above the sink. The white metal dome shade with its black rim is the perfect complement to our white cabinetry and dark hardware. [More emojis!]

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Finally, we topped the room with a throwback 16″ schoolhouse shade on the Eastmoreland pendant, also in the oil rubbed bronze finish. Standing in the dining room, you can see that the kitchen light makes a good friend for our nook pendant, and the Hood light in-between takes this trio of lighting over the top!

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The problem with Rejuvenation, if you can call it that, is that it’s full of All the Things! Lighting, hardware, furniture and kitchen tabletop goods, to name a few – and it’s so good. The emails and catalogs alone are pure eye candy (imagine me pin-happy!), but can I just show you?

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Too much to love: Mission bin pull, Jefferson flush fixture, Wire chair, Lemnos clock, Moscow mule mug, industrial shelf stirrups, Mosser cake plate, hairpin wire basket, Butte dome pendant, George pendant, Hood globe pendant, American walnut chair, Cedar & Moss wall sconce, Sumack rug, Woolrich navy stripe blanket, Aurora stool.

Collaborating with Rejuvenation has been such an amazing experience, and we have nothing but praise for the west coast crew. We’re so thankful that we’ve had this time with them, and better yet, they want to spread the love to you, too! And so together with Rejuvenation, we’ll be giving away $500 towards anything in their store! Using the Rafflecopter widget below, enter as many ways as you’d like. This giveaway is eligible for those located in the United States or Canada and runs through Monday, March 23rd until 5pm CST. The winner will be announced within this post and contacted directly. Good luck and happy entering!

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This post is in partnership with Rejuvenation. We were gifted Mission drawer pulls (4″), the Hannah small semi-flush mount (white dome shade) and the Eastmoreland pendant (6″ w/ classic 16″schoolhouse shade).  Thank you for supporting those that support us!

  • melinda - March 19, 2015 - 6:36 AM

    I need some new brass cabinet pulls for our new laundry cabinets!ReplyCancel

  • Jocelyne - March 19, 2015 - 6:41 AM

    The kitchen is looking great; very classic features. I have been ordering from Rejuvenation for the last year or so and that place is serious eye candy.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 9:44 AM

      Right?! I actually look FORWARD to their emails so I can get some ideas and inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Jess S. - March 19, 2015 - 6:51 AM

    Love that hardware! So clean!!ReplyCancel

  • Meg - March 19, 2015 - 7:01 AM

    I love your hardware choices! If I could choose anything from Rejuvenation, it would have to be the Vernon Bin Pulls and Small Oval Cupboard Latches. They are gorgeous and match all of the original built-ins in our old house!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 9:12 AM

      Sounds dreamy. I LOVE the Vernon pulls!ReplyCancel

  • Maggie | The Spiffy Company - March 19, 2015 - 7:11 AM

    Love it! Things are really starting to come together nicely! I just love how the little details (or was it that last 5%) really pull it all together! The hardware is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Aymee - March 19, 2015 - 7:11 AM

    I didn’t even know Rejuvenation sold wallpaper but its gorg! Just saw it!ReplyCancel

  • Amber - March 19, 2015 - 7:30 AM

    That cabinet hardware is gorgeous! Looks strong and sturdy but still elegant.ReplyCancel

  • Kate - March 19, 2015 - 7:41 AM

    You guys are killing it with this kitchen! It’s making mine look so desperately outdated.ReplyCancel

  • Claire - March 19, 2015 - 7:43 AM

    Love the way the kitchen is coming together. It looks great!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey - March 19, 2015 - 7:45 AM

    Your kitchen is so dreamy!!ReplyCancel

  • susan - March 19, 2015 - 7:52 AM

    love, love, love that hannah light fixture! it has so many shade options, as well. great choice! thanks for the great give-away.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 19, 2015 - 7:57 AM

    I love the contrast between all the bright white and the dark hardware. Looks GREAT! I look forward to owning a home someday and doing whatever I want to it. Renting is so limiting!ReplyCancel

  • Laura T - March 19, 2015 - 7:57 AM

    I’ve been looking to replace some light fixtures in the house so I enjoyed looking at the lighting choices. Tough to choose, but I really like the cedar and moss pendants and the grandview chandelier.ReplyCancel

  • Hannah - March 19, 2015 - 8:01 AM

    The lighting is just so unbelievable! I love it!ReplyCancel

  • Kate - March 19, 2015 - 8:12 AM

    It really looks amazing! I’ve enjoyed following along!ReplyCancel

  • Leigh D - March 19, 2015 - 8:14 AM

    Oh gosh, the choices are endless! We need a new light above our kitchen table and the Abelard would look lovely there! Your kitchen looks fabulous! I’m really enjoying the process and following along! :)ReplyCancel

  • Merris - March 19, 2015 - 8:16 AM

    Love these lighting options!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren M - March 19, 2015 - 8:17 AM

    It’s so impressive what an impact hardware can make! Looks great!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - March 19, 2015 - 8:19 AM

    I love the Alder Floor Lamp for my sitting room! Your kitchen is coming together and looking great. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Eros - March 19, 2015 - 8:20 AM

    I love a crisp white kitchen- it looks lovely! And, wow, the antiques at Rejunvenation have really caught my eye- that Hand-Painted Snare Drum Carrying Case C1960 is unreal!ReplyCancel

  • Heather B . - March 19, 2015 - 8:21 AM

    The kitchen is looking amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Bridget - March 19, 2015 - 8:22 AM

    I love the tall Emerson Étagère for the bathroom!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - March 19, 2015 - 8:23 AM

    Definitely their rugs! They are gorgeous and I’ve been on the lookout for a few good ones for my home.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley L. - March 19, 2015 - 8:35 AM

    It’s been so fun to follow along on your kitchen reno. Everything is looking gorgeous – so simply tasteful and clean. Living vicariously from Portland, right down the road from Rejuvenation. :)ReplyCancel

  • Christin - March 19, 2015 - 8:36 AM

    This looks so so great! It looks crisp and clean. You did such a good job, well done!ReplyCancel

  • Ann - March 19, 2015 - 8:37 AM

    the walnut bar stools are to die for.ReplyCancel

  • amalisa - March 19, 2015 - 8:42 AM

    I like the color of their rose city pendants.ReplyCancel

  • Liz - March 19, 2015 - 8:44 AM

    Those cabinet pulls are amazing. They are so simple and lovely.ReplyCancel

  • Ann - March 19, 2015 - 8:46 AM

    I’m hoping to update our mid-century kitchen, so love the ORB dish knobs. Updated, but still fits the style!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - March 19, 2015 - 8:50 AM

    Ooooh this giveaway would be perfect! We are adding new lighting to our hallways in our 1909 STL home! I was also planning to DIY a chandelier for the dining room, but winning this could change things. Love your clean, classic lines, and I can’t wait to see the pops of color.ReplyCancel

  • Erik - March 19, 2015 - 8:50 AM

    All the lights!!! Love themReplyCancel

  • Priscilla - March 19, 2015 - 8:50 AM

    WHAT!!! THIS LOOKS AMAZING! The black details from the handles and lights just tie everything together! Im also looking for lighting for my kitchen – and the old school ones are to die for from Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Leah - March 19, 2015 - 8:52 AM

    Wait, so you’re telling me Rejuvenation has jadeite too?!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 9:14 AM

      That’s what I’m saying!ReplyCancel

  • JoLyn - March 19, 2015 - 8:53 AM

    Love your kitchen! So fun for you.ReplyCancel

  • karen - March 19, 2015 - 8:53 AM

    I am looking for counter stools and hardware. I love all of the stuff at rejuvenation! Love the pulls with the light! Beautiful job!ReplyCancel

  • Jen N. - March 19, 2015 - 8:55 AM

    How can you even choose? I need lighting and LOVE the Hood

    Classic Globe Pendant.ReplyCancel

  • Krista - March 19, 2015 - 8:57 AM

    Oh wow, I have been coveting the leather schoolhouse chairs for my dining room table! Awesome giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ RatherSquare.com - March 19, 2015 - 8:58 AM

    Really liking the contrast of white and dark in your kitchen, and the lighting has such character!ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany - March 19, 2015 - 9:02 AM

    Thanks for the opportunity to win! Your kitchen looks amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren Pinson - March 19, 2015 - 9:03 AM

    Love love love everything you chose! Congrats on finishing!

    Also, thanks for introducing me to Rejuvination! Super excited to find things for my own kitchen Reno!ReplyCancel

  • MARY EGUIA - March 19, 2015 - 9:04 AM

    LOVE IT ALLReplyCancel

  • Heather R. - March 19, 2015 - 9:04 AM

    So many things to love! Your kitchen is coming along beautifully and y’all have given me lots to think about in planning my kitchen reno. Thanks!!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra - March 19, 2015 - 9:06 AM

    Wow, that hardware makes such a big difference!

    I want new hardware in our kitchen, and I’m loving the Vernon Offset pulls. Also, the squared sconces are everything! So good.ReplyCancel

  • kara - March 19, 2015 - 9:10 AM

    i had no idea they sold all that stuff – i’ve bought lights from them in the past, but just headed straight for what i needed. cool!ReplyCancel

  • Mary G - March 19, 2015 - 9:15 AM

    Your kitchen is coming along great. It looks beautiful. Loving all the neutrals and the mint pocket door!

    What’s not to love from Rejuvenation? A few of my personal favorites that would be the first in my cart if I won…the Woolrich Navy Stripe Allegheny Blanket and a set of the Oak and Metal Bar Stools!!ReplyCancel

  • Gloria - March 19, 2015 - 9:16 AM

    I’ve admired their hardware, if I haven’t already bought some already I’d definitely be interested!ReplyCancel

  • Elissa - March 19, 2015 - 9:17 AM

    Oh goodness, I *love* that little Hannah light. I pinned their Mission pulls ages ago to use in an IKEA hack, but I’m loving their entire catalog.

    The kitchen is looking amazing! Everything is looking so crisp and classic. Those salt and pepper grinders are great.ReplyCancel

  • Eliza F - March 19, 2015 - 9:18 AM

    I am helping my mother with some room makeovers and any of the lights would work with her farmhouse chic style.ReplyCancel

  • Anna Kristina - March 19, 2015 - 9:20 AM

    The Massinissa Handknotted Rug and the storyteller bench look awesome! (And PS, The kitchen looks fantastic!)ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - March 19, 2015 - 9:21 AM

    Wow, that hardware seriously transformed your kitchen!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth G. - March 19, 2015 - 9:22 AM
  • Meredith - March 19, 2015 - 9:25 AM

    Everything is gorgeous. Right now we are on the lookout for counter height stools for our kitchen, so I’d probably use it for that, but really, I’d take just about anything on their website.ReplyCancel

  • Erin W. - March 19, 2015 - 9:26 AM

    Ooo. We’re going to be redoing our mud room soon and they have some beautiful hooks!ReplyCancel

  • Lavinia S - March 19, 2015 - 9:28 AM

    Awesome! REjuvination’s Small Strap Shelf Bracket in brass look amazing with their reclaimed wood shelves!
    your kitchen is looking amazing!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 9:43 AM

      Agreed! That would be a statement piece, for sure.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 19, 2015 - 9:31 AM

    I LOVE schoolhouse lights! We have them all over our house in the bathroom, hallway, kitchen, and laundry room. Great choice!ReplyCancel

  • kelly rae - March 19, 2015 - 9:35 AM

    love this amish chair: http://www.rejuvenation.com/catalog/products/f7020 I’ve always wanted one of them.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - March 19, 2015 - 9:35 AM

    I LOVE Rejuvenation but they are a bit out of my price range. However, this giveaway would be perfect to also complete our lighting and hardware in our kitchen.

    AshleyReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - March 19, 2015 - 9:36 AM

    The lighting and hardware make a great impact to your already beautiful kitchen. I can’t wait to see it once everything is in place.ReplyCancel

  • Iris Watts - March 19, 2015 - 9:37 AM

    Like you said, it’s hard to choose what to purchase from Rejuvination, but I am in love with the lighting options. I absolutely adore your new sink light! ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 19, 2015 - 9:39 AM

    I want all the things, and yes, that is a problem…ReplyCancel

  • Samantha - March 19, 2015 - 9:41 AM

    Love Rejuvenation! I could do a lot with $500 :)ReplyCancel

  • Christina - March 19, 2015 - 9:44 AM

    Love how the kitchen is shaping up!!! :)ReplyCancel

  • Christy Griffin - March 19, 2015 - 9:45 AM

    I love their furniture. They have a wonderful variety to choose from.ReplyCancel

  • Kayla - March 19, 2015 - 9:46 AM

    I love the fixture over the sink!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kris - March 19, 2015 - 9:47 AM

    Love those pulls and the lighting!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - March 19, 2015 - 9:49 AM

    Love, love, love. I have one of their schoolhouse pendant’s in my house and that adorable light over the sink….perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Esha - March 19, 2015 - 9:49 AM

    I LOVE the GRANDVIEW 2-LIGHT CHANDELIER!ReplyCancel

  • Marangelie - March 19, 2015 - 9:52 AM

    Soo good! Everything you do is lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Megan - March 19, 2015 - 9:53 AM

    I love the cabinet hardware! We are in desperate need of some in our kitchen! It’s getting really old (going on two years) trying to open the drawers and cabinets from the sides/bottoms. Hardware is definitely on the list for this year!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal - March 19, 2015 - 9:53 AM

    Loving your kitchen soooo much! I need the Eastmoreland pendant in my life x2!ReplyCancel

  • Jen - March 19, 2015 - 9:56 AM

    WOW WOW WOW – Love the lighting scheme you have going on! I wish my kitchen was big enough to have something more than a flush mount!ReplyCancel

  • Meg C - March 19, 2015 - 9:56 AM

    How did you know I’m desperately seeking lighting for our 75% finished kitchen? This site is the kick in the pants I needed to wrap up our year-long renovation!ReplyCancel

  • Cait - March 19, 2015 - 9:57 AM

    I love the hardware and lighting you chose! I’ve been trying to save up for new cabinet doors in our kitchen, and I also can’t decide what hardware to use on our built-in shelves in our library.ReplyCancel

  • Christen - March 19, 2015 - 10:01 AM

    I love Rejuvenation – great giveaway! Their Eastmoreland Semi-Flush 6 in is beautiful, and I really love what you chose for above the sink. Kitchen is looking great!ReplyCancel

  • misie - March 19, 2015 - 10:03 AM

    besides everything?! loving those butte pendants in navy – they are heaven…as is ALL their lighting. The kitchen looks absolutely lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Anna - March 19, 2015 - 10:05 AM

    I get he Rejuvenation catalog and it is beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Kaitlin - March 19, 2015 - 10:06 AM

    Rejuvenation’s lighting is definitely at the top of my list! They have some gorgeous pieces that would perfectly complete our dining room.ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth J - March 19, 2015 - 10:17 AM

    WOW!! Those pull really pulled the kitchen together. Looks amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Molly W - March 19, 2015 - 10:24 AM

    Love the schoolhouse fixture. We’re hoping to put a similar light in our kitchen face lift.ReplyCancel

  • Cammee - March 19, 2015 - 10:25 AM

    I need new kitchen lighting and Rejuvenation has soooooo many contenders! I swear it’s the one store that I love everything they carry.ReplyCancel

  • Lori - March 19, 2015 - 10:26 AM

    Loving that school pendant… everything looks so bright and cheerful!ReplyCancel

  • Jessie Aucoin - March 19, 2015 - 10:28 AM

    I’ve long lusted for a bar cart. So why not go chrome? http://www.rejuvenation.com/catalog/products/chrome-bar-cart

    Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 10:35 AM

      Absolutely. Scott says chrome is like a pair of blue jeans – never goes out of style.ReplyCancel

  • Liz F - March 19, 2015 - 10:28 AM

    Looks fantastic! I hope the back wall is working out for you. Can’t wait to see the finished kitchen!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 10:36 AM

      Oof. It’s been a challenge, and we’ll definitely share some details once it STARTS. Good gracious. 3 months from “go” time, and we’re still hashing out details, which has been frustrating to say the least! Thank you for the encouragement!ReplyCancel

      • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 10:36 AM

        You’ll notice that the eye sore of the back wall hasn’t been in any shots for the last few posts… ha!ReplyCancel

  • Jen - March 19, 2015 - 10:30 AM

    Great stuff…I want All. The. Things!ReplyCancel

  • Traci - March 19, 2015 - 10:31 AM

    I love the hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Laura - March 19, 2015 - 10:33 AM

    That clover lamp is to die for!ReplyCancel

  • Johanna - March 19, 2015 - 10:36 AM

    It’s hard to pick just one thing! but the light fixtures are probably what stand out the most for me :)ReplyCancel

  • Kelly L - March 19, 2015 - 10:38 AM

    I went to their website to peruse and goodness… I don’t know if I can find only one thing that tops my list. I love their exterior door knob sets… absolutely gorgeous, I could drool over them. Their door knockers are beautiful. Their lights… are things I dream of. The hardware you bought for your kitchen is pure perfection… no fingerprints! Love too much to list.ReplyCancel

  • Kaitie - March 19, 2015 - 10:39 AM

    Your kitchen looks awesome I would pick the Winslow ring pulls in oil rubbed bronzeReplyCancel

  • Christina - March 19, 2015 - 10:39 AM

    Score! I’ve been eying the unlaquered brass mission and arched mission pulls for our new kitchen.ReplyCancel

  • Carley - March 19, 2015 - 10:41 AM

    Oh man, I love all the things! That cake plate is to die-for!ReplyCancel

  • Trilby C. - March 19, 2015 - 10:47 AM

    Ohhhhh, be still my beating heart! St. Patrick’s Day must still be on my mind, because I’ve fallen in love with the Aurora Industrial Stool in the Grasshopper color. That would be JUST the thing to liven up the “bar” side of our kitchen island!ReplyCancel

  • Jon - March 19, 2015 - 10:47 AM

    The Walnut Lantern is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Katherine - March 19, 2015 - 10:47 AM

    I need some lighting in my bedroom and I heart the bruno double arm floor lamp! So cool.
    Thanks for the giveaway, guys!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Fanning - March 19, 2015 - 10:50 AM

    I love everything about this space. Your home is so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Joel - March 19, 2015 - 10:51 AM

    I am always THRILLED with my purchases from Rejuvenation! It’s refreshing to be able to purchase quality items still.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 10:56 AM

      It’s so true! Very high quality. Every pull and knob from Rejuvenation in our home has such a nice weight and feel.ReplyCancel

  • Nathan - March 19, 2015 - 10:53 AM

    We have a small kitchen makeover planned this year. We desperately need new kitchen hardware! White country ceramic ones will not cut it once we paint the oak cabinets white!ReplyCancel

  • Abby - March 19, 2015 - 10:57 AM

    I LOVE Rejuvenation! Their catalogs make me swoon. I also love your kitchen…it looks beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • Missy - March 19, 2015 - 10:57 AM

    Your kitchen looks fantastic but you’ve got to be kidding me. I just spent an hour on their website and would not even know where to start to spend $500 because I WANT ALL THE THINGS!!!! There are so many things I NEED (er, well, want). I guess I would start with the same pulls you’re getting for your kitchen because those look great!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 11:04 AM

      I know, it’s ridiculous, isn’t it?? And thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Sheila - March 19, 2015 - 10:59 AM

    I love the Blenko glass lamps that Rejuvenation is carrying!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley Bee - March 19, 2015 - 11:01 AM

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    I would use the Rejuvenation gift card to purchase some shelving and hooks for my new house (I’m looking at you, salvaged shelves and modern brackets…)ReplyCancel

  • Natalie - March 19, 2015 - 11:04 AM

    I have been lusting after Rejuvenation stuff for years. We just bought our first place, and I would have a hard time deciding where to spend that $500, but I suspect I would splash out for an awesome light for our kitchen (which currently sports a very classy fluorescent box fixture, ugh).ReplyCancel

  • Steph M. - March 19, 2015 - 11:05 AM

    Your kitchen is looking gorgeous!
    I’m going to be doing updates in our kitchen over the next few months so winning this would be AMAZING.ReplyCancel

  • Judi - March 19, 2015 - 11:07 AM

    I am such a fan of Rejuvenation, and even more so since they joined the PB family. I almost hate to say it, but they’re giving Schoolhuse a serious run for their money. I save their catalogs for inspiration–most of the others just go in the trash.

    Congrats on the new kitchen–it looks amazing! And thank you so much for sharing the love.ReplyCancel

  • Harrison Duckett - March 19, 2015 - 11:10 AM

    Beautiful kitchen. Rejuvenation is also one of my secrets to home decorating. Great stuff!ReplyCancel

  • Haley - March 19, 2015 - 11:18 AM

    Your kitchen looks great!
    I’ve been looking for a sconce that would work instead of a bedside lamp. Looks like the studio swing arm sconce or primitive swing arm wall sconce would fit the bill perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • Mis - March 19, 2015 - 11:23 AM

    Love the 6 inch pendant light! Just what I’ve been looking for.ReplyCancel

  • Dani Perkins - March 19, 2015 - 11:30 AM

    That under-sink lighting is so perfect! Very classic and clean looking!ReplyCancel

  • Erin - March 19, 2015 - 11:36 AM

    Obsessed! I’m in desperate need of a kitchen remodel, but I’m thinking some DIY of painting the cabinets and adding hardware will do the trick too! My fav is the mission pull in brass! Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea K - March 19, 2015 - 11:39 AM

    The kitchen looks amazing! I dig the white cabinets with the oil rubbed bronze hardware and am hoping to do something similar in my teeny-tiny kitchen. And… Rejuvenation is amazing! I look to their website for inspiration and ideas for my own place. I’d love to outfit my doors with their simple round knob with disk backplate and the square deadbolt for my front door. Eventually!ReplyCancel

  • Arli - March 19, 2015 - 11:44 AM

    I need some new cabinet and door knobs. Love the summerfield line.ReplyCancel

  • Allison - March 19, 2015 - 11:50 AM

    Ohmigosh, I cant believe it! Dream giveaway! I’ve been dying to get my hands on some of their lighting, this would be the perfect opportunity!
    AReplyCancel

  • Alex - March 19, 2015 - 11:53 AM

    We are trying to find the perfect light fixture for our dining room for months now, and I just think that Haleigh High Wire Dome pendant would be amaaaaaaazing. Keeping my fingers crossed.ReplyCancel

  • Linda - March 19, 2015 - 11:56 AM

    I like the 8-jet shower head.ReplyCancel

  • Erica Bertschy - March 19, 2015 - 11:58 AM

    I have been looking at that fixture for our kitchen. Great to see in a room!ReplyCancel

  • elisa @ whatthevita.com - March 19, 2015 - 11:59 AM

    The pulls are everything, they are a great finishing touch to your kitchen! The lights are great, too. Thanks for the link to the template, added that to my shopping cart :)ReplyCancel

  • Jill - March 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM

    The kitchen is really lovely! Rejuvenation is so beautiful and truly has amazing “all the things”. I live in Portland and drive by it all the time. Coveting the Benson interior door set in oil rubbed bronze. I need to replace most of my doors (hello 1950’s budget house), and those door knobs with matching kitchen pulls? Dream!ReplyCancel

  • Afton - March 19, 2015 - 12:02 PM

    Replacement lighting! Our house is in desperate need of some better outdoor lights!ReplyCancel

  • sarah - March 19, 2015 - 12:07 PM

    What a beautiful kitchen remodel. LOVE the light above the sink!ReplyCancel

  • ellen tillery - March 19, 2015 - 12:08 PM

    Love the cute little Hannah light! I’m looking for something new above my sink, the Jefferson in black enamel with the clear scalloped reflector shade looks perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Bethany Wellman - March 19, 2015 - 12:10 PM

    Your kitchen is coming together fantastically! You guys rock my socks :) Everything at Rejuvenation is so sick, but the Grandview Floor Lamp is a personal fav.

    thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - March 19, 2015 - 12:13 PM

    Rejuvenation is the absolute best as is your kitchen. Love!ReplyCancel

  • Katie - March 19, 2015 - 12:15 PM

    Wow Rejuvenation has some beautiful hardware!! I love how your kitchen is finishing up! We are currently in the process of a kitchen re-design, and these hardware options are fantastic!!!ReplyCancel

  • Caroline Bedard - March 19, 2015 - 12:26 PM

    Oh now I want to visit my sis in Portland – so I can peruse Rejuvenation IRL and at length! I love your selections.ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Flasche - March 19, 2015 - 12:26 PM

    I love this hanging pendant light called Rejuvenation LED.ReplyCancel

  • Allison - March 19, 2015 - 12:27 PM

    We are looking at (and LOVING) the same kitchen hardware you just installed! Seeing your post made the decision final for me!ReplyCancel

  • Caroline Bedard - March 19, 2015 - 12:28 PM

    Looking at your pix again, your kitchen is wearing jewelry now, and looks so classic/modern!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 1:21 PM

      It really is kitchen jewelry!ReplyCancel

  • Brian K - March 19, 2015 - 12:32 PM

    I’d use the gift certificate toward the Pike Chair, perhaps.ReplyCancel

  • Danielle - March 19, 2015 - 12:33 PM

    The hardware looks *fantastic*! I almost wish I didn’t go to Rejuvenation’s website because I really want the Glacier National Park throw now!ReplyCancel

  • pallavi shimoda - March 19, 2015 - 12:33 PM

    that walnut lantern is amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - March 19, 2015 - 12:36 PM

    We have been looking for backplates for a few of our doors to match our antique hardware – these plates look like they’re just the thing!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - March 19, 2015 - 12:50 PM

    Holy cow — love the hood globe pendant!ReplyCancel

  • Marlene @ Jade and Fern - March 19, 2015 - 12:52 PM

    Um, WOW! I can tell $500 won’t get me very far, because I want EVERYTHING! What an amazing store! Hard to pick a favorite, but I’ve been wanting to add some shelves to our bedroom, so I’d love some great brass brackets and reclaimed shelving!ReplyCancel

  • Lucas - March 19, 2015 - 12:53 PM

    I love the oil rubbed bronze accents. They totally elevate the look and make it feel current and fresh. I would love to see some enamel dishware and trays in this kitchen. Classic and cool! looking forward to seeing the finished product!ReplyCancel

  • Cara - March 19, 2015 - 12:56 PM

    I love the refurbished vintage lighting. Some of those deco and mid-century styles are begging to go in my dining room.ReplyCancel

  • The Kentucky Gent - March 19, 2015 - 12:56 PM

    LOVE all the hardware on the cabinets, and your kitchen is a dream in all white.

    I’m only a little bit jealous (or maybe a lot.)

    Best,
    Josh – The Kentucky Gent
    http://thekentuckygent.comReplyCancel

  • Kristin Traniello - March 19, 2015 - 12:56 PM

    In a few rooms of our house we’re finally getting past the demo/diy/paint/install phase and getting into the decor/lighting phase…so I’m SUPER excited to find out about Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca G. - March 19, 2015 - 12:57 PM

    Have always loved their products! Can’t wait to use some of their stuff in my new house!!ReplyCancel

  • Laura C - March 19, 2015 - 1:02 PM

    Love the addition of all the ORB accents!ReplyCancel

  • Liz - March 19, 2015 - 1:05 PM

    LOVE the choice of lighting in the kitchen! That Eastmoreland pendant is absolutely classic and perfect! I like the contrast of the dark hardware with the white cabinets too. Gosh, I can’t believe your kitchen is almost done (save for the windows and the door to the back)! Congrats!

    My obsession with Rejuvenation is a long one. I have been coveting a new pendant for my covered porch for our old home. The flush mount that is up there right now is blah and I want a statement piece! I think I am going to go with the wire cage globe from the Ironside but with the Wildwood pendant fixture. I hope it looks good!

    Congrats again, beautifully done kitchen!!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 1:21 PM

      Thanks so much, Liz! Yup, the back wall is the biggest missing piece, and then it’s baseboards, the rest of the trim, and some ART!ReplyCancel

  • Jody - March 19, 2015 - 1:06 PM

    Your kitchen is looking awesome! I love the Hood pendant in polished nickel with a clear shade…a couple of those over my kitchen island would look great!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - March 19, 2015 - 1:09 PM

    It’s looking very pulled together! As far as what tops my list at Rejuvenation, I’m going to go with their lighting. I had no idea there were so many options.ReplyCancel

  • xin - March 19, 2015 - 1:14 PM

    I would love new cabinet knobs for my kitchen! Thank you for the post.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - March 19, 2015 - 1:21 PM

    I LOVE the Restored Antiques – all of decor is amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Traci - March 19, 2015 - 1:21 PM

    I do live in Portland and love rejuvenation! We’ve purchased so many items (new and vintage) for our 1940s bungalow there over the years. It is truly a gem.ReplyCancel

  • Brynn - March 19, 2015 - 1:23 PM

    I’ve had my eye on their Hood pendant for many moons. This would be such a fun prize to win!ReplyCancel

  • alex - March 19, 2015 - 1:29 PM

    my kitchen cabinets are in need of some new pulls! i love the mission pulls in brassReplyCancel

  • Skye - March 19, 2015 - 1:29 PM

    I’ve had a crush on Rejuvenation’s tabletop mirror with Mallard feet for a while- so stinking quirky and cute. :) effortlessly cool- exactly the {false} impression of my personal style that I would want to give. ;)ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 19, 2015 - 1:50 PM

      AH! YES. LOVE THAT MIRROR. All caps worthy, for sure.ReplyCancel

  • Kenna - March 19, 2015 - 1:40 PM

    We’ve just began a serious renovation and I see lots of Rejuvenation visits in my future”ReplyCancel

  • Mila - March 19, 2015 - 1:45 PM

    so pretty and simple!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah R - March 19, 2015 - 2:00 PM

    I was just on the Rejuvenation website before coming here! Too funny! Would love to have one of their lights hanging in my house!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - March 19, 2015 - 2:01 PM

    Looking gorgeous! I’ve been coveting those copper Moscow Mule mugs…seeing them now makes me want to go for it!ReplyCancel

  • Mercedes - March 19, 2015 - 2:05 PM

    We’re embarking on a kitchen refresh ourselves. Have the new countertop and tile ready to go. Can’t imagine the fun we could have with lighting from Rejuvenation.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa hoffman - March 19, 2015 - 2:05 PM

    ANY of the hardware!!ReplyCancel

  • Roxanna Morgan - March 19, 2015 - 2:08 PM

    So many things to love! Thanks so muchh for the awesome giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 19, 2015 - 2:16 PM

    What a great giveaway! Rejuvenation is the best! Your kitchen looks beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Morgan - March 19, 2015 - 2:19 PM

    Love the fixture updates!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi - March 19, 2015 - 2:35 PM

    Love the hardware. I am loving leather schoolhouse chairs from Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Julia - March 19, 2015 - 2:43 PM

    We’re in the midst of a DIY bathroom reno (ugh) and would love some of their bathroom details: new shower curtain, and the like!ReplyCancel

  • courtney - March 19, 2015 - 2:51 PM

    love the look and feel of your new space. can’t wait to see it all done!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy G - March 19, 2015 - 2:54 PM

    Beautiful hardware and lighting! Total gamechangerReplyCancel

  • Izzy - March 19, 2015 - 2:57 PM

    Gah, I love this kitchen, especially the pocket door!ReplyCancel

  • Tara - March 19, 2015 - 2:58 PM

    looks so amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • Michael - March 19, 2015 - 3:01 PM

    Your kitchen is looking beautiful. I am a huge fan of Rejuvenation. Their products are top notch and their customer service is outstanding. Love that you’ve partnered with them.ReplyCancel

  • Sara - March 19, 2015 - 3:08 PM

    It all looks SO good!!

    I’m oogling after the stools at Rejuvenation right now – would love to win!ReplyCancel

  • Caitlyn - March 19, 2015 - 3:10 PM

    I love their lighting!! I just became a first time home owner and every room in the house needs lights (either because they are hideous or non-existent). I especially love the Chase flush fixture for my kitchen!
    http://www.rejuvenation.com/catalog/products/chaseReplyCancel

  • tammigirl - March 19, 2015 - 3:24 PM

    They have heat registers and switchplates I could just hug!ReplyCancel

  • tammigirl - March 19, 2015 - 3:24 PM

    They have heat registers and switchplates I could just hug! They’re so beautiful. I’ve been waiting for good weather so I could spray paint my regular registers, but I would love to have their gorgeous ones.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 19, 2015 - 3:25 PM

    Tons of progress. I love those pulls and have been eyeing them for my own kitchen too.ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - March 19, 2015 - 3:31 PM

    I am in love with this new to me website! Thank you for the recommendation. I am totally in awe of basically everything int the Gray is the new Black category, I really love the Butte Faceted Pendant- 17 inch. It is gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy - March 19, 2015 - 3:47 PM

    Well, like you said, “I want all the things.” We are in desperate need of lighting for most every room. I’m really liking the eastmoreland fixture with the clear glass.ReplyCancel

  • Samantha - March 19, 2015 - 3:49 PM

    Yeah… I can’t pick just one thing from Rejuvenation! But I will take pretty much anything in oil-rubbed bronze :)ReplyCancel

  • Cassie - March 19, 2015 - 3:53 PM

    I have had my eye on Rejuvenation for a while, and I’m about to embark on a kitchen and master bath renovation… so much to look at!ReplyCancel

  • Neil - March 19, 2015 - 4:37 PM

    We found Rejuvenation’s site through your blog and now we’re using the Kanota knobs and pulls in our renovation.ReplyCancel

  • Claire - March 19, 2015 - 4:41 PM

    Love the Lewis push button light switches! They will look perfect in our 1860’s farmhouse.ReplyCancel

  • laura - March 19, 2015 - 4:42 PM

    Big fan of rejuvenation, this post is a great reminder about what a good resource they are!!ReplyCancel

  • Misty - March 19, 2015 - 4:43 PM

    It looks amazing!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Krista - March 19, 2015 - 4:49 PM

    That looks so great! We are remodeling our kitchen too, and are thinking of going with the mission bin pulls from rejuvenation.ReplyCancel

  • jan - March 19, 2015 - 4:53 PM

    I’ve had my eye on several rugs for over a month.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - March 19, 2015 - 4:59 PM

    I have been drooling over the Cedar and Moss wall sconces. We have a long, narrowish living room and these sconces are on my dream wish-list to flank our looong sectional.ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra Stoll - March 19, 2015 - 5:16 PM

    I would love the cedar and moss pendant for my kitchen!!!ReplyCancel

  • Bertha Santoso - March 19, 2015 - 5:25 PM

    I love the Momo 6-Arm chandelier! it is perfect above the dining room tableReplyCancel

  • Mary - March 19, 2015 - 5:28 PM

    I need all of the pulls! Our kitchen was redone 20 years ago, and some new hardware would really update it. Plus we just refinished a piece for our living room that needs a good update as well. Oh, and sconces. I need sconces for our upcoming bathroom remodels. Apparently I need all the things!ReplyCancel

  • Trude - March 19, 2015 - 5:30 PM

    Those bin pulls are exactly what I’ve been looking for to spruce up my dresser. So pretty! And I love what the hardware has done for your kitchen!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Cluck-McAlister - March 19, 2015 - 5:33 PM

    We desperately need new/better looking lighting fixtures throughout our home. The Mid-Century Modern Pendant is at the top of my list!ReplyCancel

  • Sajida - March 19, 2015 - 5:36 PM

    Looks beautiful. You guys are so talented!
    My favourite items at Rejuvenation are their light fixtures. Love them!ReplyCancel

  • Thom - March 19, 2015 - 6:21 PM

    That Woolrich blanket!ReplyCancel

  • Paige Childress - March 19, 2015 - 6:37 PM

    The new kitchen looks GORGEOUS!ReplyCancel

  • Christy Chatfield - March 19, 2015 - 7:26 PM

    Love the hardware!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rita - March 19, 2015 - 7:37 PM

    Te kitchen is really looking good. I especially like the light over the sink.ReplyCancel

  • Jodi - March 19, 2015 - 7:57 PM

    I’m loving how your space is coming together!!!ReplyCancel

  • Meadow Bliss - March 19, 2015 - 8:05 PM

    I am so excited and inspired! That you for the opportunity from Rejuvenation! They make the best stuff!ReplyCancel

  • Elise - March 19, 2015 - 8:31 PM

    Gorgeous! You guys have a knack for choosing details that pull everything together perfectly. Bravo for making it look effortless! And thanks for introducing me to Rejuvenation, I’m loving it! It may have finally ended my years-long wall clock search. I have my eye on the Lemnos Thompson Wood clock…drool!ReplyCancel

  • Ro - March 19, 2015 - 8:46 PM

    The kitchen is looking good. Rejuvenation has some great stuff.
    I have to say the Fords Mill Double sconce would look pretty good in my bathroom.

    http://www.rejuvenation.com/catalog/products/fords-mill-double-2-1-4in-sconce/configurations/oil-rubbed-bronze-with-small-prismatic-shadeReplyCancel

  • Kendall - March 19, 2015 - 8:46 PM

    Your kitchen is looking great! We are replacing the hardware in our kitchen soon and I love the Barlow Crescent Bin Pull. (They also have lovely shelf brackets!)ReplyCancel

  • Gilly @ Colour Saturated Life - March 19, 2015 - 8:48 PM

    Those handles are just FREAKIN gorgeous!!!!!!! Envy consumes me right now!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy Grogan - March 19, 2015 - 8:54 PM

    I adore the George pendants!ReplyCancel

  • Carney - March 19, 2015 - 10:11 PM

    So gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Jill Jones - March 19, 2015 - 10:21 PM

    Love any of the schoolhouse pendants! Rejuvenation has terrific products. Thanks for offering this give-away.ReplyCancel

  • Alexis - March 19, 2015 - 10:29 PM

    I recently visited their Berkeley store and fell so in love!
    Your kitchen is looking amazing!ReplyCancel

  • jenniB - March 19, 2015 - 11:04 PM

    Those knob sets! Whoa.ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - March 19, 2015 - 11:56 PM

    All of the lighting, definitely!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel T. - March 20, 2015 - 12:16 AM

    I really love Rejuvenation’s drawer pulls and storage options!ReplyCancel

  • eileen marie - March 20, 2015 - 1:08 AM

    I am crushin’ on the Dodson Floor Lamp big time!ReplyCancel

  • Bridget P. - March 20, 2015 - 1:21 AM

    the kitchen is looking great!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia C - March 20, 2015 - 5:06 AM

    I need to replace some outdoor lighting at my house.ReplyCancel

  • Liz Michaud - March 20, 2015 - 8:18 AM

    What great timing! I am looking for new hardware for our kitchen island. Can’t wait to check out all their options :)ReplyCancel

  • Ashley K - March 20, 2015 - 8:27 AM

    I love the school house pendant, it looks great! You guys did a fantastic job with the reno!ReplyCancel

  • Haley - March 20, 2015 - 9:02 AM

    oh my! That Butte Dome light in Cobalt is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - March 20, 2015 - 9:53 AM

    I love their lighting.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - March 20, 2015 - 9:59 AM

    Your kitchen looks amazing! Can’t wait to see the whole thing.

    So many lovely things but I think I would get a pair of sconces for my living room.ReplyCancel

  • Haley W - March 20, 2015 - 10:03 AM

    The Jefferson light is amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Beth - March 20, 2015 - 10:16 AM

    Love your pulls! Now off to check our rejuvenation. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Nayla M - March 20, 2015 - 10:20 AM

    I love, love their lighting and the fact it is seemingly in every finish imaginable!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - March 20, 2015 - 10:21 AM

    We would love to win this – we have been looking for a kitchen light and a dining room light for months. Thanks for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • Meg T - March 20, 2015 - 12:12 PM

    What a great site! Love all their restored antiques, and the Twister Shaker bar stool would look great at our bar. Thanks a ton!!ReplyCancel

  • Beth | Daily Dog Tag - March 20, 2015 - 12:16 PM

    So many lovely things!ReplyCancel

  • Jen - March 20, 2015 - 12:18 PM

    Those pulls are so good. So jealous of that pendant light.ReplyCancel

  • Erika - March 20, 2015 - 12:22 PM

    Looks great! Loving the clean white cabinets and the dark accents!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - March 20, 2015 - 12:54 PM

    Love seeing your home come together, it’s just beautiful and a great inspiration…thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Julia@Cukoo4Design - March 20, 2015 - 12:58 PM

    Love the hardware you picked. Looking so goodReplyCancel

  • jenn pan - March 20, 2015 - 1:50 PM

    amazing! we’ve used rejuvenation for our outdoor lighting, and i can’t wait to get more of their beautiful hardware into our home as we do more renos.ReplyCancel

  • Susan - March 20, 2015 - 2:22 PM

    Loving the fixture and hardware choices. And the island makeover. I’ve been taking notes to prepare to put up our backsplash so thanks so much for the tutorial!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley@Biggerthanthethreeofus - March 20, 2015 - 2:47 PM

    Yay! Looks so good and I’m totally buying that hardware template. I didn’t even know they made those.ReplyCancel

  • Lolly - March 20, 2015 - 3:26 PM

    I’d love to do my whole house in Davis interior door knob sets– but with 23 doors, I don’t think it is going to happen :)ReplyCancel

  • Katherine - March 20, 2015 - 5:14 PM

    I love this set Twisted Wire Ice Cream Parlor Set W/ Table and Two Chairs C1900ReplyCancel

  • mickeyfan - March 20, 2015 - 5:24 PM

    The Bruno floor lamp would be amazing in my living room.ReplyCancel

  • Janice McElhone - March 20, 2015 - 9:08 PM

    I just ordered over 50 pieces of hardware from Rejuvenation for my new kitchen. Got the 3.5 once mission pulls in polished nickel. They are gorgeous. I have their light fixtures throughout my house. I would definitely order some more lighting !ReplyCancel

  • Deb C - March 21, 2015 - 4:02 AM

    The beautiful and functional Austen Tufted Armchair from Renovation is at the top of my list.ReplyCancel

  • Jessica H - March 21, 2015 - 9:01 AM

    Love, love love the green vintage cake stand! So cute!ReplyCancel

  • Drasa - March 21, 2015 - 1:27 PM

    I love love the Woolrich blankets!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Igram - March 21, 2015 - 2:28 PM

    I’d get the alder floor lamp in brushed nickel!ReplyCancel

  • Alicia - March 21, 2015 - 4:35 PM

    I don’t think I’ve ever heard of Rejuvination before this post, but I really love their stuff!ReplyCancel

  • Giuliana - March 21, 2015 - 7:40 PM

    Love reading all about your renovations!! The house looks amazing.ReplyCancel

  • sarah - March 21, 2015 - 10:02 PM

    I need new lighting and hardware for my kitchen! Love everything you have done with yours!ReplyCancel

  • iamalighthouse - March 21, 2015 - 10:52 PM
  • Elizabeth - March 22, 2015 - 9:21 AM

    the kitchen is looking great!ReplyCancel

  • Lea - March 22, 2015 - 12:11 PM

    I keep putting off buying handles for my new kitchen because I couldn’t find any I really loved… until I went to their website.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 23, 2015 - 9:53 AM

      There are TOO many to love!ReplyCancel

  • LK - March 22, 2015 - 12:41 PM

    If one day I can ever afford a house, I’m just going through and copying you guys. Thanks for the giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • Sherry Fraser - March 22, 2015 - 1:04 PM

    I love there light fixtures & really want some 1890 bulbs.ReplyCancel

  • Kaleigh - March 22, 2015 - 6:00 PM

    I literally told my husband the other day that that pendant would work perfect in our soon to be new kitchen! Now that I see what it can look like I am giddy with excitement!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 23, 2015 - 9:53 AM

      It’s so classic! Can’t go wrong.ReplyCancel

  • jen - March 22, 2015 - 6:12 PM

    Love the American walnut chair from Rejuvenation! Your house looks fabulous—love the new handles.ReplyCancel

  • michelle - March 22, 2015 - 7:31 PM

    We’re about to start our kitchen renovation, and I love their light fixtures and drawer pulls. Would love to win!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy - March 22, 2015 - 9:20 PM

    I’m in the market for some new knobs for my kitchen cabinets and am eying the Canfield Cabinet Knob!ReplyCancel

  • Michele P - March 22, 2015 - 9:44 PM

    I love their amazing lighting, one I really like is the GRANDVIEW 2-LIGHT CHANDELIER. Love the makeover you did as well, everything looks great!ReplyCancel

  • Molly - March 22, 2015 - 10:07 PM

    love your kitchen, espy the island! Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • bub - March 22, 2015 - 10:11 PM

    Kitchen looks great. We just found a similar hutch and plan to use your makeover as a guide for restoring ours.ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa - March 22, 2015 - 10:57 PM

    I have been a huge fan of Rejuvenation for 24 years. It was always a place I’d head when I was on the East side with half an hour to spend (and no kids if I was lucky).ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - March 23, 2015 - 3:57 AM

    I like the Boone Sofa.ReplyCancel

  • Bryan E. - March 23, 2015 - 7:02 AM

    Thank You for the giveaway… the Bruno Table Lamp / C-Arm Desk Lamp is on our list !ReplyCancel

  • Karen t. - March 23, 2015 - 7:06 AM

    Wow, I had never even heard of Rejuvenation before your partnership and I am absolutely loving their style. The lighting….to die for!!ReplyCancel

  • Allison H - March 23, 2015 - 7:35 AM

    I never would have thought to use that style of light under cabinets for sink lighting. Great find! Love the black detail, really pulls everything together.ReplyCancel

  • Christine - March 23, 2015 - 7:49 AM

    Your kitchen has turned out so well – beautiful, clean, a little vintage and a little modern. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - March 23, 2015 - 8:39 AM

    Looks great!! I love Rejuvenation’s light fixtures!ReplyCancel

  • Justin J - March 23, 2015 - 9:11 AM

    Rejuvenation has some amazing lighting fixtures with venture charm and modern looks. Really like the little accents of black you are adding to the kitchen with hardware and lighting.ReplyCancel

  • Laura C - March 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM

    I love the wire armchairs!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney Coleman - March 23, 2015 - 10:25 AM

    I’ve been following along with your renovations and I’m so thankful for all of the tips and tricks. We’ve just bought our first home and are excited to update it in our own style!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 23, 2015 - 10:33 AM

      Congrats, Courtney! You’ll have so much fun.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay Williams - March 23, 2015 - 10:35 AM

    I love the simple black and white! So clean yet designed at the same time! We are buying our first home now and would love to work with Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • ashley @ sunnysideshlee.com - March 23, 2015 - 10:40 AM

    Firstly – OMG your kitchen looks AMAZING!! Great job!! I’m absolutely loving it!!

    Secondly, I love all of Restorations decorative items. From cute canisters and bins to lamps to even things for outside. Made me swoon really hard. :)ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - March 23, 2015 - 10:43 AM

    My husband and I are coming up on a year in our first house and just getting into the fun stuff. This gift card would help so much!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Lynn - March 23, 2015 - 10:52 AM

    Looking good guys! I’m going to point my friend in your direction … we were visiting them at their new place (which they are renovating) this past weekend and I kept referring to things on your blog! :)ReplyCancel

  • Megan - March 23, 2015 - 11:30 AM

    I love Rejuvenation so much! I purchased some hardware from there for our small powder room renovation and I am just dying to get some new table lamps from them for my living room! This is the best contest, thank you for opening it up to Canadians! :)ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Anderson - March 23, 2015 - 12:21 PM

    Looks great! We are in the middle of kitchen renovation cars right now…and I am due with our fourth baby in a month ahhhh!!ReplyCancel

    • Jessica Anderson - March 23, 2015 - 12:23 PM

      oops..chaos not cars!! and still have not picked all the lighting!!ReplyCancel

  • Amelia - March 23, 2015 - 12:23 PM

    I love the hardware you chose! I’d love to upgrade our exterior lighting with something like the Columbia wall sconce.ReplyCancel

  • Beth - March 23, 2015 - 12:28 PM

    We’re converting an old warehouse/furniture store into our living quarters, and the $500 Rejuvenation gift card would be oh so helpful! I’m eyeing up the industrial pendants to hang over our kitchen island and/or dining room table. LOVE it all! Keep up the amazing work, guys. :)ReplyCancel

  • Christa - March 23, 2015 - 12:38 PM

    Currently at the top of my rejuvenation wish list is the school house clock, well today anyway ;)ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey - March 23, 2015 - 12:41 PM

    I love the Hood globe pendants, and the Mosser cake plates are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Michellei - March 23, 2015 - 12:50 PM

    Rejuvenation makes the most beautiful lighting :-)ReplyCancel

  • Marsha - March 23, 2015 - 12:56 PM

    I can’t wait to go visit my parent in Portland and visit this cool shop!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 23, 2015 - 3:12 PM

      Be sure to give yourself PLENTY of time to peruse…ReplyCancel

  • Jessi E - March 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM

    I do love those push button switches! But they have so much dreamy material. One of my favorite stores.ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Gullett - March 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM

    Oh such pretty things. Nice choice on the pulls!ReplyCancel

  • L - March 23, 2015 - 1:43 PM

    I like the Jefferson 6 in flushmountReplyCancel

  • lori - March 23, 2015 - 1:47 PM

    I love the hardware you selected!ReplyCancel

  • Krystal - March 23, 2015 - 2:32 PM

    The Cedar & Moss sconce! Dying to get some new bedside lighting. Your kitchen is drool worthy!!ReplyCancel

  • Chelly - March 23, 2015 - 3:26 PM

    I love the CEDAR & MOSS SCONCEs! They would be the bling on my bathroom reno.ReplyCancel

  • Hannah K - March 23, 2015 - 3:59 PM

    We are finishing up our bathroom upgrade right now with a kitchen update up next! Would love to add rejuvenation hardware to both!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - March 23, 2015 - 4:11 PM

    My husband and I just bought a 141 year old house in Chicago and are getting the wheels moving on renovations right now-we need a ton of big things but I can’t help but get lost in the little details like all the beautiful cabinet hardware Rejuvenation offers!ReplyCancel

  • bianca - March 23, 2015 - 5:01 PM

    I LOOOVE your new kitchen! White, Bright and beautiful. Great job as usual.ReplyCancel

  • Emma - March 27, 2015 - 12:47 PM

    Golly that’s a pretty kitchen =)ReplyCancel

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See part one of the tile post right here.

The thing about tiling is not that it’s difficult, but it really is a job that takes time, patience and a lot of supplies. Luckily, we still have a handful of tools leftover from our entryway, but I will say that if this is your first tiling job, it’ll likely be a large one time investment. After which, tile away! In any case, we finished our backsplash this weekend – hooray! – and in reality, the job was spread over four separate days and weeknights: Set > Grout > Seal > Caulk. So, let’s jump in to all the things that happened after we set the tile!

GROUTING TILE: SUPPLIES USED
Unsanded grout mix, Whisper Grey
Flexible grout admixture
Grout/tile sealer
Caulk, matched to grout color

GROUTING TILE: TOOLS USED
Rosin paper + painter’s tape
2 med-lg plastic buckets
Drill + grout mixer paddle
Grout float
Sponge
Microfiber cloths
Gloves
Paper towels

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WHAT WE DID. Just as before, we took the time to lay out rosin paper on our counters. Dropcloths would work just as well, but be sure to tape or tack your protective layer in place so you’re not fussing with it throughout this time sensitive process.

Next up, it was time to mix the grout! Because we used small 1/16″ spacers with our tile, we needed to use unsanded grout. (Anything 1/8″ or larger will use sanded grout, like the tile in our entry.) You know now that we had a last minute change of heart and rather than going with charcoal grout, we opted for a softer color, landing on Whisper Grey from Tile Shop. Using the paddle mixer attached to our drill, we mixed the admixture with the grout in one of our buckets until it was a thick toothpaste texture. The most important thing here is to add the admixture to the bucket first, and follow that with the grout mix until it reaches the proper consistency. Only mix as much as you can grout in about 20-30 minutes.

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I used the float to push the grout into the tiles, working my way across the backsplash at a 45-degree angle. We moved fast, so there aren’t many photos during this time, but we were able to grout the entire backsplash – both sides of the kitchen – in about 30 minutes. As I moved from section to section, Scott followed behind with a bucket full of clean water and a sponge, wiping away the excess. Tip: If your grout drips or oozes out of the cracks too easily, you likely need to add more unsanded grout to your mixture.

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Your first few swipes with a sponge will look incredibly messy, but that’s okay! The water bucket will need to be dumped and refreshed every few minutes (which adds to the hectic time crunch of it all), but it’s important to keep your sponge clean while not allowing the grout to sit for too long on the tile. In our case, Scott would wipe one section, move to the next, and then go back to the previous section for one more wipe down.

Once I had finished grouting and Scott had the tiles looking surface clean, we both buffed the tiles using a microfiber cloth. Keeping our hands as flat as possible (so as not to dig into the grout, which at this point is starting to harden), we moved our hands back and forth as if we were waving Hi! The microfibers removed every last bit of grout haze.

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After allowing the grout to fully harden for 48 hours, it was time to seal it. At the time of grout purchase, we were torn between Whisper Grey and Dove Grey, with Dove being darker but also a little too cool for our tastes. We were so stuck between the two, wishing that Whisper Grey could be a touch darker, but not wanting to use Dove Grey for the blue undertones.

Seeing our indecision, the manager at Tile Shop recommended that we go with Whisper Grey, and if we find that it’s too light, he suggested that we use an oil based enhanced sealer which will naturally darken the grout! Say what? Below on the left is the typical water based sealer that will keep the grout color true and on the left is the enhanced sealer:

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He then went on to say that all we’d need to do is wet the grout with water and note the difference in color. On the left, the grout is untouched, and on the right, the grout was wiped with a wet towel:

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We loved both, but in the end, we opted to stick with the lighter color. They were both so pretty, but the true color had already won us over. However, never having heard of the grout and tile enhancer, we still wanted to share this with you!

Finally, we used a color-matched caulk to trim the edges of our tile – where it meets with the cabinets, walls and pocket door. Oddly enough, this was the most stressful part of the job for me! We had made it so far, and the caulk was messy – like, messy messy. I’ve caulked my fair share of baseboards (boy, have I!), but the mix of tight spaces and grout lines put me in a panic. I survived (barely), and just like I would when caulking baseboards, I smoothed my lines with a wet fingertip and used a damp paper towel to wipe away excess.

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Despite my overreaction to the caulking, the tile is beautiful! You’ll have to excuse these tighter shots, but we’re so close to completion (not counting the back door wall, arugh!), and I’m looking forward to sharing the much larger picture (literally!) as we bring in all the final adjustments – baseboards, patio door, art and a touch of greenery.

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Later this week, we’ll be tying up our partnership with Rejuvenation, and we cannot wait to share those details with you!

  • SEM - March 17, 2015 - 7:26 AM

    stunning! Living vicariously through your renovations!ReplyCancel

  • Julia@Cukoo4Design - March 17, 2015 - 8:28 AM

    It looks so clean and pretty.ReplyCancel

  • Amy - March 17, 2015 - 9:03 AM

    I was caulking last night… I always feel like there must be a better way because I wipe off so much with my finger! Have you ever tried any of the caulking tools? This one has great reviews. I’m thinking about giving it a shot. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Workforce-3-in-1-Caulk-Tool-CT31HD/202251544#customer_reviewsReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 17, 2015 - 9:11 AM

      We have used something similar when we re-caulked our tub in our last home, but I think this was so frustrating because of the grout lines and all the angles around the cabinets/walls/etc. I think that for baseboards a tool like that would be helpful, and at that price, it doesn’t hurt to give it a try!ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ RatherSquare.com - March 17, 2015 - 9:06 AM

    Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Debra - March 17, 2015 - 9:09 AM

    Very pretty! I really like the lighter grout which makes everything look clean and fresh.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 17, 2015 - 11:17 AM

      Clean and fresh – yes, we couldn’t agree more!ReplyCancel

  • Sara - March 17, 2015 - 10:17 AM

    It looks SO good, guys! Well done :)ReplyCancel

  • Emily - March 17, 2015 - 10:27 AM

    Smart call on the flexible grout admixture. Will that keep the grout from cracking if there is movement in the old house? We’ve already had issues with slight cracks in our grout because I don’t think ours is flexible, but I’m not sure how to fix it.

    Did you grout between the bottom tile and the countertop?ReplyCancel

  • Kim - March 17, 2015 - 10:41 AM

    Yup, it prevent cracking grout – a necessity in this beast. I would ask a local tile shop what they would recommend. You may even want to mix up additional grout and do a skim coat over what you have existing, especially if you have no plans to replace your tile anytime soon.

    We didn’t grout between the bottom tile and the countertop, but that’s where the caulk came into play. It sealed the miniscule gap that was there after tiling!ReplyCancel

  • Jannike - March 17, 2015 - 11:31 AM

    Gorgeous! Thank you for not using dark grout.ReplyCancel

  • Brooke - March 17, 2015 - 11:49 AM

    We recently did subway tile in our kitchen, too–and went with the darker gray grout. But I love the look of your choice as well! The caulk stressed me out so much, I had to walk away and let my husband finish–haha. But I’m very happy with the final outcome. I’ve loved seeing what you guys have chosen!ReplyCancel

  • Hollie @ Fancykins - March 17, 2015 - 1:12 PM

    Honestly, both light and darker grout are so pretty, I don’t know how how you could go wrong! Looks so good, you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Coco - March 18, 2015 - 6:32 PM

    It looks amazing! Great job!

    xo
    Coco
    cococozy.comReplyCancel

  • KT - March 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM

    Hi! I was looking for how you cut the tiles….did I miss it somewhere? just wondering if you used a wet saw or those clipper things.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 28, 2015 - 4:24 PM

      We bought both a clipper and a score + cut tool, both of which we returned. The wet saw worked out fine for every need we had!ReplyCancel

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Our tile backsplash is in place! We had about 50 square feet to complete, and our goal was to set the tile on Saturday and enjoy a day of nothing-ness on Sunday – and we did it! We still need to finish the job with grout, caulk and sealer (one night this week, if all goes well), but for now, we’re happy to bask in our almost completed backsplash.

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With a handful of tutorials readily available on the web, we want to share which ones worked for us, but perhaps most importantly, how things go down when nothing in your home is level. Or when your floors are crooked! And when your walls are a nightmare! Despite patches of new drywall and intense cabinet and counter leveling from the pros, we ultimately ran into a roadblock or two, but in the end, I’ll say that we’re really satisfied with the work we put in and how far we’ve come.

We referenced these guidelines from Houzz and This Old House the most, and we were able to get by with a small shopping list and a lot of tools we had on hand. Although we tiled our entryway flooring last year, I convinced myself the backsplash would be incredibly hard (it really wasn’t) and take forever (it sort of did). Sure, a floor requires leveling, but a backsplash has outlets and switches and peaks and valleys and, well, you know. As novice tilers, the entire job of setting took us a solid 8 hour day, but again I say, we did it!

SETTING TILE: SUPPLIES USED
3″ x 6″ matte white subway tile
1/16″ spacers
Pre-mixed mastic (1 gal/50 sq ft)

SETTING TILE: TOOLS USED
Rosin paper
Painter’s tape
Level
Pencil
1/4″ v-notch trowel
tape measure and/or small ruler
Wet saw
Plastic sheeting

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WHAT WE DID: First and foremost, setting tile is a messy job. We took a good 30 minutes to set up our work space, laying and taping rosin paper to our counters, draping plastic over the hutch and creating a zone with additional plastic for the wet saw. I laid out all of our tools, stacked tile within reach and scattered piles of spacers.

With everything in order, we started by drawing a level plumb line behind our focal point (the sink) on the wet wall. Using our trowel, we spread enough pre-mixed mastic to cover about a square foot of tile to start, and we placed our first tile to the left of the plumb line. We then worked out from that starting point, making our way left, then right, spreading mastic as needed and applying our 1/16″ spacers for consistency.

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Over time, we learned that a little mastic goes a long way! Too much would ooze between the tiles, and it would cause them to slip about (even with the spacers). Tip: For extra tight spaces, you can purchase a smaller v-notch trowel. Because we didn’t have one, we found that using a small putty knife to apply the mastic worked just as well! Once the mastic was applied, we dragged the short end of our large trowel to create the grooves that are necessary for suction.

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As we placed each tile, we’d give it a little push up and down until settling it into place. When moving on to the next row, a small ruler helped to ensure the simple pattern stayed on track.

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We fell into a rhythm where I’d spread the mastic and set the tile, and Scott would follow behind with end cuts and the more intricate measurements around the outlets. For all of his intricate cuts, he used the wet saw exclusively. We also purchased tile nippers and a (score-and-snap) tile cutter, both of which we personally found were unnecessary. Scott found that working with the wet saw gave him the most accurate cuts, and he was the most comfortable sticking with that. Our wet saw is a small tabletop version, but keep in mind that they can be rented, too.

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As we completed each row, we were mindful to take a moment and make sure we were staying level, which, on the wet wall, we were! Although the wet wall required the most time, we were in the zone and it was, surprisingly, smooth sailing.

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That is, until we moved onto the stove side! Our cabinets and counters, while independently level, were off by a very small amount with each other. Our floor does slope, causing the cabinet on the left to be slightly (and I mean slightly) lower than that on the right. We started by screwing in a dummy board below the surface of the counters taking into account this seemingly minor difference, which would help to give our tiles a place to sit and stack upon each other:

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As our tiles continued to grow towards the upper cabinets, that insignificant difference in level magnified more than we would have liked, but you know what? We’re going to go ahead and call that one Old House Charm. No amount of fussing or pulling off tiles and reapplying tiles seemed to better the situation. Simply put, there were too many differences competing with each other – the downhill floor! The imperfect drywall! – but once the tile is grouted, the itty bitty curvature of the pattern will be (almost) non-existent.

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Looking back at these photos now, I’m realizing that we may have gotten a bit too caught up in the details (me? No way!). All in all, we’re pretty thrilled with our DIY job! Our favorite part may be where the tile meets our pocket door, which was trimmed with the same molding we’ve been using throughout the home. We brought the tile up to the same height as the nook above the sink, capped it with a bullnose, and we continued it down to the baseboard:

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We ended the tile at the corner, which feels clean and uncomplicated (hi, CC!):

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And the matte finish? It’s so subtle! So pretty!

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Remember when we were planning on using charcoal grout? That idea has been nixed completely, and instead, we’re moving forward with Whisper Grey. (Thank you for your input on that, by the way!) In the end, we felt that the soft color would feel more casual and lend a home-y vibe; I mean, that makes sense, yes? From there, all the edges will get caulked, and we’ll check tile! off the to-do!

See how we grouted, sealed and caulked right here!

  • Katya - March 11, 2015 - 6:57 AM

    Great job, guys, it looks so great!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany - March 11, 2015 - 8:33 AM

    Looks SO good! I love how high you took the subway tile. It’s really more of a feature than just a backsplash. We’re getting ready to install white subway tiles in our kitchen, but we have only a small area to cover, so we’re using the sheets of smaller tiles. Can you share where you found the light above your sink? I’ve been searching for a small flush mount, and the one I want at CB2 is out of stock until May. Finding attractive, affordable flush/semi-flush mount lighting is a task in itself! Anyway, great progress! Can’t wait to see when the hardware gets added!ReplyCancel

  • susan - March 11, 2015 - 8:57 AM

    this looks fabulous! i really like how you tiled past the counter top to the pocket door carrying the tile down to the baseboard and up to match the height by the sink. it must not have used that much more tile, but looks oh so classy.

    you could even continue that look by tiling the skinny part on the other side of the pocket door to match and make it look like a tiled wall…

    very, very nice work guys!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 11, 2015 - 10:14 AM

      You know, we considered that! It might be neat to not only carry it to the other side of the pocket door, but also flanking the back door wall once that’s installed, ending at the same height. But, ugh, just not sure if that might be overboard? We do love that look in photos, but we’ll have to play it by ear!ReplyCancel

      • susan - March 11, 2015 - 10:25 AM

        well, i was going to suggest that too, but didn’t want to pile onto your 5%!!

        but depending on how much actual wall shows after the door is finished, it may not be too much tile. you can try photoshopping to test drive the look… i love it!ReplyCancel

        • Kim - March 11, 2015 - 10:29 AM

          Haha, thank you! Aah, that pesky 5%.ReplyCancel

  • andee - March 11, 2015 - 9:09 AM

    It really looks amazing! I cannot wait to see everything finished!ReplyCancel

  • Emily R - March 11, 2015 - 9:33 AM

    I recently renovated the kitchen in my 150 year old townhouse. I count my lucky stars that my very very anal cabinet installer perfectly leveled my cabinets. My floor slope about two inches in a little over 5’! It made counter install and back splash install a breeze!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 11, 2015 - 9:40 AM

      Where can I find your cabinet installer?! Kidding. The counters/cabinets are perfectly level, but from each side of the stove, one was higher than the other by about 1/8″… but as the tiles build up, that difference seemed to get bigger. We were super frustrated, but I’m realizing that it’s not noticeable as all – in my head it seemed a lot worse!ReplyCancel

  • Debra - March 11, 2015 - 9:35 AM

    That looks so lovely and I adore the super small grout lines. So clean! So fresh!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - March 11, 2015 - 9:53 AM

    Looks great. Y’all are almost there! Great looking light, too!ReplyCancel

  • Adrienne J - March 11, 2015 - 10:02 AM

    Aw, love that little light over the sink! Also, I want to pet that tile. I think that’s a creative thing. :)ReplyCancel

  • Julia [Chris Loves Julia] - March 11, 2015 - 10:12 AM

    So crisp. So clean. I can’t wait to see it grouted! And hardware on the cabinets! So close!ReplyCancel

  • Heather {AFirePoleintheDiningRoom} - March 11, 2015 - 11:28 AM

    Looks great! I also love the treatment by the pocket door!ReplyCancel

  • Clever Girl Reviews - March 11, 2015 - 11:42 AM

    It looks great! I like the smaller grout lines!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandria - March 11, 2015 - 12:40 PM

    Who doesn’t like white backsplash? It’s beautiful and gives the room a clean an open feel! The day I finally stop traveling and settle down somewhere, I can’t wait to customize my kitchen and bathrooms with this stuff!ReplyCancel

  • Joy - March 11, 2015 - 1:37 PM

    great job–loving the light above the sink!ReplyCancel

  • Uncle Brain - March 11, 2015 - 4:14 PM

    I think I just cried a little due the the absolute beauty. It is just too much to take in all at once.ReplyCancel

  • Lucas - March 11, 2015 - 5:08 PM

    Are you planning on casing the opening between the kitchen and the dining room? I can’t remember if there is a full jamb or if the other side of the opening is the wall running through.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 11, 2015 - 5:12 PM

      We went back and forth on this for a while, but the problem is that the tiny wing wall isn’t wide enough for our usual door trim, so we’d have to cut it down width-wise. That wouldn’t be the END of the world, but it does seem ridiculous for such a prominent doorway that connects the main space to the kitchen. So, we decided to leave that opening trim-free, and we’re sort of only trimming the doorways that have actual doors. :)ReplyCancel

  • Lucas - March 11, 2015 - 5:09 PM

    PS: Everything looks fantastic! I have been working on my 5% for about 3 months now and you have definitely inspired me to push and FINISH!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle M - March 11, 2015 - 7:00 PM

    This looks beautiful! I’m at the tail end of my own kitchen renovation in a 100 year old house and dealing with “charming” slopes, plaster walls- etc. I know you understand! I actually looked at the tile you ended up using but I was worried it was too “white” for my slightly off white cabinets and honed marble counter tops. I ended up ordering their “white” tile but it doesn’t come in matte. Curious, do you think it’s more important for the shade of white to be perfect or the finish? Ahh. I go round and round and round on this decision! Can’t wait to see the big reveal :)ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 12, 2015 - 8:51 AM

      That’s really tough, because I don’t think everything has to match exactly – otherwise, how boring! You know what they say, it just has to “go” :)

      When we went tile shopping, we brought a sample of our countertop, a piece of board painted with our wall color and small sample of wood painted with our cabinet color. We checked The Tile Shop for their white matte subway tiles, but the color was a little too off-white for our cabinets, but the Daltile brand was a perfect balance. Perhaps you should check The Tile Shop?

      I think you should do whatever makes you the happiest. If the different shades of white bothered you at first, it might always bother you! Go with your gut, it’s rarely wrong.ReplyCancel

      • Danielle - March 12, 2015 - 6:48 PM

        I so agree- I think I’ve been over thinking it (I mean, it’s subway tile for goodness sake!) It’s my last decision to make in the kitchen and I think I’m having decision paralysis at this point. I’m pretty sure everyone who’s done a kitchen can relate :) Thanks for your encouragement!ReplyCancel

  • The Kentucky Gent - March 11, 2015 - 7:38 PM

    CAN’T go wrong with a white kitchen, and with a white backsplash it’s even more of a win, win.

    Best,
    Josh – The Kentucky Gent
    http://thekentuckygent.comReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth - March 11, 2015 - 9:23 PM

    Holy moley, does that look beautiful! What a difference!ReplyCancel

  • Trude - March 12, 2015 - 11:40 AM

    It looks absolutely beautiful. That matte finish! And that shot at the top of the post *swoon*.ReplyCancel

  • Hollie @ Fancykins - March 12, 2015 - 5:22 PM

    HOOOOOOLY cats, this tile looks so stinking good. I don’t envy your leveling woes, but I do envy the finished product :)ReplyCancel

  • Christin - March 15, 2015 - 6:49 PM

    Looking great! Can’t wait to see it all done. I just started my own blog. Feel free to check mine out. http://www.theauburnfox.blogspot.comReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 16, 2015 - 9:42 AM

      Congrats on starting your own blog! I’m hopping over to check it out!ReplyCancel

  • Christina Gutierrez on Home Plans - March 17, 2015 - 3:04 AM

    Very detailed – such a great instruction material. Thanks for sharing your knowledge – we will definitely keep this with our resource library. ^_^ReplyCancel

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