Finally…..The Kitchen Reveal!

Hi everyone.
Yes, I am finally getting around to showing you our updated kitchen.  It has actually been completed for several months but life has been crazy and unfortunately blogging has had to take a back seat.  I do plan on getting back to full time blogging once things settle down.I am loving the new look of our kitchen, the stove hood and marble tile are my favorite part of the transformation.

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built in microwave, painting kitchen cabinets, marble tiles
You may remember what the kitchen looked like before.  Not bad…just a little dark for me.
Everything is finished except for installing new stainless steel appliances which will be done at a later time.  We added to the original plans by building in the microwave,  adding crown molding and tiling the back splash.
Painting the cabinets was a job and quite time consuming.  Looking back now it was so worth the time and effort.
board and batten, adding bead board, bead board wallpaper, updating island
Thanks to my dad’s help the plain sheet rock island has been changed to board and batten and bead board wallpaper.
board and batten, adding bead board, bead board wallpaper, updating island
Loving the new cabinet hardware from  D Lawless.


I reverse painted this LUNCH sign on a old picture frame.
This OYSTER sign was also one of my projects.


built in microwave, painting kitchen cabinets, marble tiles
built in microwave, painting kitchen cabinets, marble tiles

Built-in microwave

built in microwave, painting kitchen cabinets, marble tiles

A special thanks to my wonderful sponsors that helped make this project a reality.

D Lawless  Cabinet hardware
HomeRight  Finish Max Paint Sprayer
Rockler Cordless Nail Gun
Purdy  Paint Brushes

I’ll be back soon with details on the kitchen project including the toughest wearing paint for kitchen cabinets.

Thanks for dropping by,



26 thoughts on “Finally…..The Kitchen Reveal!”

  1. It all looks so good Sherry! How special that your dad had a hand in helping out.

    Hope you are doing well….my blogging has taken a backseat too, too much living to do besides sitting at my computer (LOL) but I'm still posting from time to time.

  2. This looks wonderful-you must be so happy. It's like a whole new kitchen with the new paint. I like the update on the island and the new handles on the cupboards. Love those drawer pulls. Those signs are cute- great ideas!
    Seems like a bunch of bloggers that I know have taken breaks- sometimes because of health or just need a recharge.

  3. How pretty! I love the white cabinets and how you changed up the area over your range. I know you must love using it now. Looking forward to reading more about what you did.

  4. Sherry it looks beautiful! I'm so happy for you, I know how much a new kitchen revitalizes a home. I can't wait to do ours. How are you? I can totally relate to those blogging lapses. It's called Life. I'm sending you positive thoughts, hoping that everyone in your life is doing well. (love how your Dad helped you)

  5. Whoohoo! I know you're thrilled, Sherry! It looks wonderful – fresh and brand new and I know it feels so much better. I love white kitchens and you did a beautiful job! Your 'oyster' sign is cute. Could you put 'smoked' in little tiny letters on the upper left so I know they're not raw?! Ha!
    love and blessings~
    Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

  6. Sherry…Looks beautiful!!!…Yes, as you said, it was lots of work, but totally worth it as it is such a gorgeous transformation! Great added touches such as the reverse painted glass sign…The hardware from D. Lawless Hardware is perfect for your cabinetry…Love how you combined the board and batten with the breadboard wallpaper…great idea!…The kitchen transformation is truly amazing Sherry!…Great job!

  7. What a wonderful transformation Sherry. You and hubby must be thrilled. I am so jealous of your stove hood. Well, not really because I think you are amazing and you deserve it, but it is something I really want one day in my kitchen, though definitely something that is on a back burner for now though. I'm happy for you.

  8. Your kitchen turned out great! I have a microwave that is built in too low (under the counter). I like how you built yours in at counter height. I may have to try that.

  9. Your kitchen looks beautiful, Sherry! I just love white kitchens! Your stove hood is just wonderful and I'll bet you'll have fun poking things up on the little shelf! Enjoy it.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 😉

  10. Just beautiful Sherry! It NEVER ceases to amaze me how paint can totally change the look of almost anything! The white cabinets look fabulous and really shows off the pretty counter top. Love the stove hood too. Wow what a difference…ENJOY!!!
    XO Barbara

  11. What a beautiful, AMAZING transformation!! I love every detail! Especially the range hood. I still would like to do something similiar, and have a "mantle" over the stove:) Love those canisters!

  12. Oooh-la-la! What a fabulous kitchen Sherry! So very happy for you, it looks like it was built from scratch! Love all the changes you made, paint-wise and decor wise! Just perfect!

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