Cottage Kitchen

June 10, 2020  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 

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We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

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Wall Color: Alabaster by Sherwin Williams
Trim Color: Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams
Cabinet Color: Thunderous by Sherwin Williams in Satin Finish

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Round Wood Footed Tray (old, similar)
Pepper Grinder
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Check out this post for how to paint your cabinets in a weekend, and this post for all the before and afters! Watch a video walkthrough here!

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Over the weekend Brooke (our social media manager) and I went to the Parade of Homes in the Raleigh area and it was so fun to get a feel of how other people in our new area are living and living large! The purpose of the parade is so that home builders and designers can […]

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