Hi there friends. Guess what? My wallpaper came! Woot woot. It actually only took a week for it arrive which is a small miracle since we live on Okinawa with a military address.
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This week I was able to get a lot done. I finished removing the adhesive on the cabinets from the previous contact paper in preparation for the beautiful removable wallpaper that will be facing them soon! It took a few hours, a bottle of rubbing alcohol, and a 80’s rock album (and maybe a cocktail or two!).
The tiles got a renter friendly makeover with DIY black swiss crosses.
First, I marked the tiles with a bit of washi tape to create a pattern.
Then I used a ruler to measure two inch strips of black washi for the swiss cross pattern.
The washi tape is really easy to reposition and the entire wall took about 45 minutes.
Since I cleared the countertops for the DIY swiss cross tiles, I went ahead and created a more organized countertop as I put things back. Did you notice my Minted Pineapple art on the windowsill?
Yesterday I shared the kitchen table set update, you can find the DIY HERE. I love the hint of mint it features!
Okay, let’s do a quick recap. Here’s the inspiration board.
A quick rundown of the ol’ to do list:
Spruce up seating with a pop of color Remove old contact paper
Cover cabinet doors in a floral pattern – renter friendly
Update pulls to brass or gold
Hang new art Add a new rug Update tiles – renter friendly Better organization of countertop space and cabinets
Maybe try something new with the window treatments?
You can read about the entire process in these posts: Week one: Inspiration | Week two: Cabinet Organization | Week three: Update | Week four: DIY Swiss Cross Tiles | Week five: Floral Cabinets | Week six: Rental Kitchen Reveal