) and take a gander at some of these other kitchen island updates on your way: (click each photo to see the tutorial) add beadboard panels and corbels give it some inexpensive board and batten style I'm Krista from The Happy Housie and I am so excited to be here today sharing an upgrade that we made to our kitchen during our recent renovation by adding some beautiful planking and corbels to the peninsula.As I said, I blog at and I called my blog this because I think of myself as a “housie” (think foodie but for houses).
The planks add some very nice shiplap type texture, and the corbels prevent the “floating countertop” syndrome the sometimes happens (and sometimes drives some people crazy 😉 Read below for Krista's tutorial (and to see more of her pretty kitchen!
I love all kinds of house related projects and pursuits from DIY to crafts, organizing, sewing, and upcycling old pieces I find at the thrift store.
Our home is situated on a beautiful lake making summer, by far, our favourite season of the year; though the crisp, clear days of fall definitely come a close second.
How the Realtor said we couldn't paint our cabinets because we had chosen to rent the house and the painting them would not be the best choice.
And the cabinets are only 10 years old, so they were not worth replacing , cheap though they may be.