It’s no secret I love a good kitchen renovation. We’ve gone through two of them – in our first house in Cincinnati where we went with lots of cream and bronze details and in our second house in Milwaukee where everything is white and silver and perfect.
I miss that kitchen probably too much.
Today’s post is part of the summer series Room by Room hosted by Amy from My Life at Home. A group of bloggers are each sharing a room from their homes each week, and you guessed it, today is all about kitchens! You can see everyone else’s blog posts linked below.
If you missed last week’s post on foyer decorating, be sure to check that out!
Our current kitchen in our rental house is pretty dark, and we haven’t done much in there aside from painting it Aesthetic White, so we’ll chat about our other two kitchens today. 🙂
We learned a thing or two after going through two kitchen renovations, so I’m linking to my most popular kitchen renovations posts below, like why I LOVE quartz counters and the easiest way ever to get more storage in your kitchen cabinets.
Plus I have a free kitchen renovation checklist, so be sure to download that if you’re planning a renovation.
If you’re new around here (hi and welcome!), here’s a peek at our Milwaukee kitchen before and after.
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Of all the rooms in our Milwaukee house, I miss the kitchen the most. White bright kitchens really are the best, aren’t they?!
See all sorts of before and after pictures of the white kitchen renovation here.
Here’s our Cincinnati kitchen before and after:
See more of our Cincinnati kitchen here.
For all you kitchen renovation lovers, here’s a breakdown of our Milwaukee kitchen renovation posts detailing each step that goes into a renovation:
- Kitchen demo
- Selecting countertops: quartz versus granite (one of my most popular blog posts)
- Picking kitchen cabinets
- How to design a kitchen layout
- Picking certain cabinets to fit the kitchen layout
- Tips for picking paint colors
- Picking kitchen cabinet handles
- Cabinets installed
- Counters installed
- Tips for picking a hardwood floor color
- Where to put light switches in a kitchen
- Picking a kitchen sink
- What’s important when picking a kitchen faucet
- Tips for picking kitchen appliances
- How to fix it if your cabinet handles are installed wrong
- Add extra storage to your kitchen cabinets (one of my most popular blog posts)
- 5 must haves in a kitchen renovation (one of my most popular blog posts)
Planning your own renovation?
Download my Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation Checklists so you can easily keep track of each step. Click one of the options below.
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You can see the other bloggers’ Room by Room kitchen posts below, plus here are links to the other rooms in the series if there’s a certain room you’re decorating this summer!
- Foyers: My favorite foyer decorating tips
- Living rooms: How we avoid buying new furniture every time we move
- Bedrooms: My favorite dresser and nightstand makeovers
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