Copycat Challenge: Kitchen Storage


I wasn’t quite sure what my copycat project was going to be until a few days ago when Peggy @ The Decorating Files shared a post entitled “5 Stylish Kitchen Storage Ideas.”


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Taking a perfectly pretty door off of the cabinet was a bit out of my comfort zone…

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But, it was a good excuse to finally get the basket that I’ve had my eye on for, hmmm, maybe two years now.

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“I. love. baskets and I cannot lie…”

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I’m very pleased with the results.

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And, I think replacing the door with a basket really adds to the French Country look I’m going for in my kitchen.

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Can’t you just picture a runner on that floor space?

Until next time,


I’m linking to:

The Copycat Challenge @ Debbiedoo’s

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After 17 years in an elementary classroom, Mrs. Hines retired from teaching to pursue her passions: decorating, writing and homemaking. While her formal education is in teaching, she discovered her talent for design at a young age and is a self-taught decorator. Mrs. Hines' DIY spirit has earned her appearances on the show Deals which airs on the Live Well Network. She continues to teach and inspire on her popular Lifestyle blog, Mrs. Hines' Class. Homemaking is Mrs. Hines' first love. So, when she isn't decorating or writing, you can find her at home watching television with Mr. Hines or trying to keep up with her teenaged daughter.

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  1. I’ve had my eyes on those baskets, too!! I love the open cabinet/basket look.

  2. Looks great, Sharon! Love that basket. Yes, I CAN see a runner there! XO, Pinky

  3. oh i love it! its a subtle change but one that makes a big difference. very cute!

    Jennifer @ Decorated Chaos

  4. That is super cute! I need a niche like that for my dishcloths!

  5. Turned out really nice!!

  6. Well that sure was a clever idea. Looks so cute too. Thanks oso much for sharing Sharon! Have a great weekend.

  7. thank you! Hope you get your basket soon!

  8. Thanks Pinky! I can see that runner too!

  9. I’m glad you like it and I appreciate the feedback/

  10. Go for it!

  11. Thanks!

  12. Thanks for hosting! If it weren’t for the copycat challenge, this project would still be on my to-do list.

  13. thedecoratingfiles says:

    This looks fabulous, Sharon! Love the basket! You are definitely adding to your French Country look. Thank you so much for the mention. It made my day to see that I inspired someone to try something new in their home! Glad too that the copy-cat challenge pushed you to do it sooner rather than later. Hope you have a great weekend!

  14. Peggy, I’m so glad you like it. You definitely inspired me and do so everyday! I love your blog.

  15. thedecoratingfiles says:

    That is so sweet, Sharon. Thank you!

  16. Talk about a cute and easy copycat, yours is a winner. It looks great.

  17. Wow, love being a winner! Thanks!
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