After five months of living with this:
I have this!
It took me the entire five months to decide what I wanted. I bought tile after tile samples, brought them home, and held them up to the walls. I just didn’t get that “this is it” feeling. Then I saw what I wanted on Pinterest. And as soon as I saw it, I got that “this is it” feeling!! 🙂 A beadboard backsplash would go great with the coastal look I was bringing into the house!
And let me tell you, the price was fantastic!
2 – 4 x 8 beadboard = $40
2 – tubes Liquid Nail = $6
2 – 8′ pine trim = $24
1 – pkg. brads = $5
paint & primer = $0 (leftover from previous project)
caulk = $0 (leftover from previous project)
Even if we would have had to purchase paint, primer, and caulk, we could have installed the entire backsplash for around $120! Mr. was super excited about the price AND the fact that he got to buy a new cordless nail gun! 🙂
I found a great tip on how to cut out the holes for the outlets on ellaclaireinspired.com. A little tape and viola, the holes were marked! So much easier than using a tape measure, especially when you have three cutouts in one piece of board!
Mr. recently added the pendant lights over the sink and the desk, where the recessed lights were before. We used a conversion kit that takes literally minutes to install and what a difference it makes!
And how cute are these whale measuring cups that I got for Christmas from our daughter! Love, love, love them!
And everyone should have a quirky magnet collection on their fridge! 🙂 Ours are from places Mr. and I have visited and a couple are from our daughter and her roommate.
I am thrilled with the way the backsplash turned out!
And of course, I have to remind you of what we started with two years ago and how far we’ve come!
Y’all have a great day! Later gators!