Five Reasons Open Kitchen Shelves Work in the Kitchen

I have wanted open kitchen shelves for years and I can’t wait to share with you five reasons why open shelves work so well.

open kitchen shelving

I am a huge fan of open kitchen shelving. It’s not because I have had open shelves in my kitchen for years. In fact, I just put them in our Waco Airbnb home a few months ago. (I still need to paint my shelves so be patient with me if you can.) But I have wanted open kitchen shelves for years and I can’t wait to share with you five reasons why open shelves work so well.

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The Waco Airbnb is Ready

My dream for our Waco Airbnb is to create a vacation home where our home feels like yours. I have poured my heart into this home and I love everything about it. 

Waco Airbnb Master Bedroom

It is finally happening. Today is the official day that our home is available to reserve on Airbnb. At 8:00am PST today you can click on the menu at the top of this page that says BOOK WACO AIRBNB. Follow the link to make a reservation. It’s that simple.

I thought it might be fun to take you on a tour of our Waco Airbnb rental. It’s a one hundred year old home that has been completely redone. Every single thing was redone. Fortunately, we were able to use the original wood floors, the wood ceilings, and the shiplap. There are lots of “before” photos on my blog if you want to see what it used to look like.

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New Year Wishes and Plans for 2020

Happy New Year! It’s a new decade and a lot of changes at My 100 Year Old Home. I am so excited to share my new outlook and share New Year wishes with all of you.

My 100 Year Old Home

Wow. It’s a new decade. That seems like kind of a big deal. 

For a few reasons, this new year means some big changes. And that pertains mostly to my business.

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My Greatest Accomplishment in 2019 – The Waco Fixer Upper Home Remodel

Today I am sharing my greatest accomplishment in 2019. There is no doubt It was the renovation of our Waco Fixer Upper home.

Dining room at the waco fixer upper home

I have finally started looking back at 2019. I can’t believe the year is almost over and it is already New Year’s Eve. Today I have joined some other bloggers and we are sharing our greatest accomplishment for 2019. (Be sure and head to the end of this blog post to see all of their amazing accomplishments this year.) I had no trouble choosing my biggest accomplishment for 2019.  It has to be the remodel of our Waco fixer upper home. 

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How I Found the Best Farmhouse Sink for My Kitchen

I absolutely love the farmhouse sink and faucet I found for our Fixer upper home in Waco.

waco holiday kitchen

Note: This blog post was created in partnership with Elkay.

Many months ago when I was designing our kitchen for the Waco home, I knew I wanted two things. These two items were a vintage island and a large white farmhouse sink. As you can see from the photo above, I got exactly what I wanted.

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Tips to Refreshing Bedding and Towels in Your Home

I love the bedding and towels we Bought at The Home Depot for the Waco Airbnb. They are soft, plush and look great after lots of laundering!

waco airbnb bedroom

I just went through what I would call a “very interesting shopping experience”.  Normally shopping for bedding and bath towels can be a difficult task. Imagine what it is like when you need to order thirty sets of towels and twenty sets of sheets for one home. 

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