Burlap and White DIY Kitchen Valances. We weren't sure if we could create kitchen window valances for under $20 but we did and we loved every minute of it! DIY Valances - for under $20 from Hobby Lobby (using coupons of course). Making your own valances is easy, don't spend a fortune on home decor!

Easy Affordable DIY Kitchen Window Valances

white kitchen

How to DIY a Wood Plank Ceiling

How to DIY a Wood Planked Ceiling via Amy Huntley (The Idea Room) (not sure which is easier or most cost effective. But this ceiling in the kitchen and bathrooms? And wood tone color in the upper ceiling would be different)

Small Kitchen Ideas 2015

Bench with stools and window bench seat Built in oven. Like the wall and cabinet contrast. Wood kitchen flooring, plus sink island.

Love the kitchen bench ... could expand a normal counter with a new counter top and some lovely legs! Perfection and practical.

Kitchen Tour: Classic White U-Shape Kitchen

Love the smaller glass cabinet doors on top but prefer regular wood doors on bottom. Also like the idea of expanding normal counter with a new counter top and some legs to increase surface area.

Kitchen Remodel! Before and After WOW!!!

Back to my can of worms:) Just in time for the holidays, we are feeling settled in our new home. As you read a few weeks ago in ano.

open step to the backyard but can pull drapes for privacy...this may be the perfect solution

My Summer Project - Glamorizing the Pergola hanging baskets, lights, flowers. BEST price on cool looking hanging string patio/pergola lights. This lighted back pergola will be my inspiration (Edit:see post for my complete lighted pergola!

Small-Space Dining

Solutions for Small Spaces

Small-Space Dining Problem: Lack of in-kitchen eating space. Solution: Instead of trying to fit barstools with a slender eating counter installed against one wall in your kitchen.

Small kitchen arrangement

Interesting idea for kitchen and dining room. Island with a bench seat attached for the table. Might have to do something similar in my new place to save room for chairs. Under the bench seat could be storage for rarely used items.

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