A Spring Kitchen Refresh!

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Hi hi!

I hope everyone enjoyed the most wonderful long weekend!

I'm so thrilled to share a kitchen update that has been on my wish list for a few years now.  I can't lie, I have some big plans for our kitchen!  After living here for just over five years, we now have a good feel for what isn't working and where we can make some minor changes that will have a big impact.

We took the first step in the right direction after I spotted a pair of gorgeous stools at an incredible price at one of my favourite stores, HomeSense!  The stools featured a stunning wooden seat and gorgeous black metal legs and well, I immediately brought them home (no HomeSense regret this time!).  Though there wasn't exactly anything wrong with the white stools that we had at the peninsula, what wasn't working was their large footprint.  They really reduced the amount of space that we had between the back of the stools and the chairs at the kitchen table.  Finding stools that were slightly narrower was the answer.

Once in place, I knew that the new stools were the perfect solution to the problem!  I was able to find another pair at a HomeSense store in Ottawa and you guys, just like that, our kitchen has a fresh look!

I find that not only do they provide us with more walk through space, but they also add warmth and are more inviting.

The new stools may have prompted a kitchen refresh adding touches of colour and warm textures, perhaps in an attempted to channel spring!

Pretty pastel coloured ceramics pair so incredibly beautifully with white stone or wooden accents,  I absolute how incredible affordable these pieces always are at HomeSense.  Marble adds a touch of glamour to every day kitchen accessories.  Layering cutting boards of various sizes, adds visual interest and can be done so easily thanks to the selection and great value at HomeSense!  It's the little things!

It always amazes me how a small change can have such a huge impact on a space!

Wishing you a beautiful day!


***This post is sponsored by HomeSense, all opinions are my own***


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