I'm so excited to finally be sharing details of our kitchen remodel. A lot has happened around here in the last week. I thought it might be helpful to share the weekly progress to give our blog readers a realistic view of living through a kitchen remodel. Here is our kitchen before we started demo. It's glamour shot. :) And here it is with the appliances removed and ready for … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Kitchen Remodel- Week 1
I can't wait to show you our latest kitchen makeover. Which actually turned into a several room re-design. We worked with an amazing family. They are a really cool couple. Hip, active, and beautiful inside and out. Their home did not reflect who they are and all the goodness they have going on. So we helped them plan, design and execute their makeover. We started in the … [Read more...] about Kitchen Design & Project Management- Before and After
One of the big kitchen design trends we are seeing on Pinterest, Instagram and Houzz are kitchen cabinets with two different paint colors. The trend is a darker color on the bottom cabinets with a creamy white on the top cabinets. We love this one from one of our favorite kitchen designers, Studio McGee. They used a matte black for the bottom cabinets and a creamy white for the top … [Read more...] about Blue and White Two Toned Kitchen Cabinets
One of the things that can seriously date your kitchen is a cathedral style cabinet door. When I see this door style I can immediately tell your cabinets were installed between 1975-1990. If you are on a tight budget, painting these cabinets is a great update like what we did in our own kitchen. Kitchen Cabinet Refacing But, if budget allows, refacing these doors with a new modern … [Read more...] about Kitchen Cabinet Refacing- We do that too!!
I always love the Christmas Gift Guides that some of my fellow Bloggers put together, so this year I thought it would be fun to put together one of my own. I hope it inspires you and gives you some ideas of your own. Some of these items I already own and LOVE. Others are things I WANT or want to buy for friends and family. If you click the images below, it will take you to the site to view more … [Read more...] about Christmas Wish List and Gift Ideas
We did it!! We made it to the end of the One Room Challenge. Despite two floods in our basement, we completed a basement bathroom remodel. The most recent flood was last week when we had 10 inches of rain come through in the middle of the night- while we slept. We have lived here for 6 years and the basement has never flooded until this August. And it's flooded twice since then. I think we have … [Read more...] about Blue and White Bathroom Reveal- One Room Challenge Completed
This week we’ve been working on painting the wall mural. If you missed our previous updates, we are making over our basement bathroom as part of the One Room Challenge. You can catch up with our progress here: Week 1/Week 2/Week 3/Week 4/Week 5 CHINOISERIE MURAL PAINTING I cannot contain my excitement. This is turning out exactly like I had envisioned. Even better than I imagined. I mean, I know … [Read more...] about Chinoiserie Mural Painting- ORC Week 6
Welcome back to week 5 of our participation in the ONE ROOM CHALLENGE. If you want to catch up here's WEEK 1- WEEK 2- WEEK 3- WEEK 4. This was a super productive week in our basement bathroom remodel. We actually started painting!!!!!!! GREEK KEY BORDER We started by painting a greek key border. The idea is to provide a frame around the walls to anchor the chinoiserie mural that we will … [Read more...] about Greek Key, Chinoiserie, and Blue and White-ORC Week 5