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How to Repaint Painted Cabinets

Check out this great tutorial on how to repaint painted kitchen cabinets. Yes, it can be done and yes, it WORKS!  About this time two years ago I painted our kitchen cabinets. It was a huge learning project and one that left me with much to be desired. I was happy...

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The Kitchen Summer Home Tour & Blog Hop

Greetings! If you're here from the summer tour hosted by My Life From Home- welcome! Last week we shared our entryway and next up is the kitchen summer home tour. When we moved in a little over one year ago, painting the cabinets were first on my to-do list. Curious...

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Farmhouse Style Pantry Cabinet Makeover

Can one really ever have too much cabinet space? Whether it be in your bathroom, bedroom or kitchen, I've never heard anyone utter the words, "By golly, I have too many cabinets and I don't know what to put in them." It took us approximately two and a half days to...

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One Year Anniversary Home Tour

One year, to the day. That's how long we've been in this house. It feels like we just moved in... and yet at the same time, like we've been here forever. To celebrate this big milestone, we wanted to take a look at the last year. Not only to catch up the newcomers,...

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How to Decorate Open Shelving in the Kitchen

I love open-style shelving, especially in kitchens. I love that it makes the space seem lighter and more inviting. I love that it lets me be a little more creative and I love that I get to show off all the pretty dishes I pick up at thrift stores and on clearance. At...

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2016: Looking Back at the First Year of North Country Nest

Tomorrow is the LAST day of 2016. Can you freaking believe it? I don’t know about you, but this year has flown by! It seems like just yesterday that our weekends were filled with house showings and mortgage meetings and packing up the townhouse. Since I dropped the...

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When the Table Makes the Kitchen

When we moved into the house, I was not a huge fan of the kitchen. Between the cupboards and the layout, nothing seemed right. After painting the kitchen cabinets and island, it started to come together a little more. Paint can do wondering things to a space and it...

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The Beverage Cart Makeover

When I am bored (haha, like that ever happens) or rather, when I am procrastinating and avoiding some other activity, I enjoy perusing various home décor websites and blogs to get some inspiration of my own. Several sites featured these cute beverage carts or ‘bar...

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How to Glaze Kitchen Cabinets

We're sharing two different techniques on how to glaze kitchen cabinets for the perfect antique look! Redoing the kitchen cabinets was one of the first items on my to-do list once we moved into the house. I hated the dark cabinets, have a love for Fixer Upper and...

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11 Kitchen Islands That Steal the Show

Friday Inspiration: Kitchen Islands There is something about a kitchen island that just screams, “Gather around me, drink and be merry.” I don’t know what it is about them, but in my family, that is where everyone gravitates. At all our get-togethers, you can find...

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The Kitchen Cabinet Makeover

If you're craving a new kitchen but don't have the budget, try a low-cost makeover and paint them! Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to paint kitchen cabinets. [this post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission if a purchase is made....

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When Waiting Isn’t so Bad

"Just wait." [Long pause and silence] "Kelly, you can wait until your dad gets home. Have him look at it and see what's wrong..." and Brett continues to talk, but I am stuck on the first two words - just wait. Wait? No. I don't wait. At least, I don't do it very well....

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