Who doesn’t love a good kitchen? The kitchen is the most important room in the house. To me, the kitchen is the heart of your home. It is where everyone gathers, where you enjoy meals and where all of your friends and family end up hanging out. No matter how big a kitchen is, it holds a million different memories, meals and meaningful conversations.

I think choosing materials that make you happy, make your home more inviting and shows the your own personal style. The kitchen is a place that you are in daily and your home is a reflection of you, and I love a clean, white, crisp aesthetic. So when we bought this house, it was important to me to incorporate those elements as we renovated.

One of the reasons we got this home is for the character it had as an older home ( built in 1942), so keeping a lot of the original look and feel was important to me. This is like my Father Of The Bride house, I could see my kids growing up in it, I can actually watch them playing basketball in the driveway out the kitchen window. It is just a house that feels like home inside and out. Out of the nine, yep, NINE homes we’ve lived in during our 17 years of marriage, this one is my favorite.

Being able to pull original elements of the house through by updating surrounding features was such a fun task. I am obsessed with the marble top on the island that was original to the home that we added modern touch to by painting the cabinets underneath it and getting the original hardware brass plated. We switched out the light fixtures and added a textured rug and seating. I like adding warm touches of gold throughout the house.


If you read the post about the Hey Landyn Live show in Minnesota, you know that the woman who made it look like a dream was Annie Graunke, my go-to girl! Annie is a partner at Studio M Interiors in Plymouth, Mn. and worked with me on my home in Minnesota and I brought her to Nashville to help me again. Annie helped me decide which larger pieces to pull the trigger on so that I could go and do the smaller decorating myself with accessories from HomeGoods, CB2, World Market and West Elm. You should take a minute and check her out, her 20,000 square foot showroom in Minnesota is unreal! She’s an amazing designer and I am so thankful for all of the work she has done for me!

I wanted to make the kitchen not feel like just a kitchen, but a room to welcome guest in while feeling comfortable but still being functional.  I love my kitchen and I although I wish I could invite all of you over for a meal, I hope that seeing into my home helps you get to know me better and inspires you!



Island paint color – Cheating Heart by Benjamin Moore

Wall paint – Nimbus by Benjamin Moore

Kitchen runners – Ballard Designs

Cabinet paint color – White Dove by Benjamin Moore

Sink shade- custom roman shade with Stroheim and Romann fabric

Swivel chairs- Wesley hall with COM blue velvet

Ottoman- hickory chair with COM lee jofa fabric

Area rug- custom sized sisal from Jaipur rugs

Round Dining table- curations limited. Now discontinued DARN IT!

Dining chairs- Redford house with COM seat cushion fabric

Stairway runner- stark carpet

Chalk board paint – Valspar Black Latex Chalkboard Paint

Wire baskets – Found at HomeGoods (Similar) 

Wall art by the table – HomeGoods find


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March 7, 2018



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You’re so precious to share all of the details. You’re a sweet girl and very inspiring. May the Lord bless you on all of your ventures.
Jenn- Lexington KY❤️


What is the fixture on the wall directly above your stove? Love the back-splash too!

You have such a dreamy kitchen. The caged lights are stunning!


Aw! What an amazing kitchen and so much inspirational in the photos! Love it!!! And thank you so much for sharing your home and life with us. You are amazing! 💕🏡🍽


So pretty! Just love it. What are the black counter tops? Soap stone?


Where did you get the brush holder that is in your sink?


Yes the brush holder in the sink please!


What is the source for artwork near table and chalkboard wall?


I’ve been waiting for the Home tour and am so excited to see the rest of your gorgeous Home! I have a question about your ceiling color, of all things, is the same color as your walls or your cabinets? We are getting ready to repaint our kitchen and the Almond-ey color on the ceiling has to go! Thanks so much Landyn!


Beautiful kitchen Landyn! Where is your white sink from? Love it, I’m redoing my kitchen and looking for something similar! Do you like the small separating wall in it?


Beautiful home, thanks so much for sharing! Can you tell us where the basket is from that has the plates and coffee cups??? Thanks so much and many blessings to you and your family! <3

That marble was original?!?! I can’t even!!! Did you have it refinished? That is amazing!


All the "heart eyes" for your kitchen! It takes a close second to that closet of yours! Thanks for sharing the details. Always enjoy your posts! Is there a Wanna-be-like-Landyn fan club? 🙂


I noticed that since you guys installed the steam oven, we haven’t really heard much about it. My husband and I are in the midst of a kitchen renovation and I’m trying to decide if we should go to steam or wait another 5 years until the technology is perfected. Do you use it often? If you love it, when you upload your new recipes will you add how you’ve adapted them for the steam oven, please?


Love your kitchen! Can you share the make and model of your kitchen sink faucet?


Wonderful space-so inviting. I am also wondering where you got the sponge/brush holder from-nicest one I have seen.
Thank you.


Is your sink cast iron and are you enjoying it? What brand is your sink and faucet! Beautiful kitchen and home!!!


Do you like the marble countertops, or do you find they stain too easily? I am currently picking everything for a house we are about to build and I am torn.

Heather Clement

What kind of pans do you use?!


Oh gosh, I have so many that I love, but these are some of my favorites: https://shopstyle.it/l/3XwJ…they are gold and perfect ha!



London Eady

What is your island countertop made from? Quartz? Granite? And the name ?? Thanks


Any good finds on bar stools? Looking to replace our kitchen bar stools (x3). Prefer armless with a back and contemporary style. Floor is slate tile so have trouble with plate bases I’m seeing a lot of 😓

Chloe Shi Odom

I love your blog and your choices! Can you tell me if the Eric Cohler lights over your kitchen island are the 16″ wide size or the “22 inch. They are described as medium but some sites will not use the small, med., large designations. Thank you!

Rachael Kerr

We are replacing our dark wood floors that run throughout the entire house. What do you have? I don’t want to wax ANYMORE 😬
Your best friend that you have never met
Rachael Kerr

Reply to  Rachael Kerr

We have white oak with a matte clear coat water base (this is key)- so far so good!


Do you mind sharing the name/style # of the fabric used on the roman shade?

Bradley Lisa

Will you be whitewashing fireplace and posting the instructions?

Reply to  Bradley Lisa

IF I do, I will absolutely be sharing!

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