03/14/12

DIY Kitchen: {Granite Countertops: Before/After}

DIY Kitchen: {Granite Countertops: Before/After} I'm stoked to start sharing the pretty touches to this kitchen remodel!  Seriously, this wood color combined with the contrasting peach colors is making me nauseous!  What possessed this color obsession!?!?  And truthfully, ... |read more|

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03/13/12

DIY Kitchen {White -ish Granite Options}

This was our second time searching out granite for our kitchen remodel.  The first time we were a little overwhelmed and the decision took a lot longer because I wanted to check out every stone distributor within a 30 mile radius.  LOL!  Yep, and we did!  And then comparing one ... |read more|

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03/13/12

Kitchen: Creating Custom Trim

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Creating Custom Trim {Copycat 1950s} Finishing the cabinet was a breeze.  A little more thought had to go into the trim.  We have found that most of the trim in our 1950s house was custom made from thick oak.  Finding that at the local hardware store is ... |read more|

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03/12/12

Beautiful Kitchens

Over the last week I've been wrapping up my series on our ranch style 1950s kitchen remodel.  Of course it had to rain and pour all day Saturday...just as we were down to the last few cuts of trim.    The sun is back to shining and as I sit here looking back over all our kitchen ... |read more|

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03/10/12

Little B’s New Clothes

I finally got around to buying some Tom's last weekend.  Side note: LOVE them!  While at the mall, I walked through Forever 21 in search of some sunglasses!  I didn't find anything in way of sunglasses...am I too early or something!?!?  The pickings were slim!!! I was ... |read more|

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03/10/12

Photography Course: Rule of Thirds

The only real rule in photography is there are no "real" rules!  Photography is an art and with that comes endless opportunities for creativity and exploration!  But if you study beautiful works of photography, there are techniques and guidelines that have been proven to make a ... |read more|

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03/09/12

Kitchen: Replacing Kitchen Sink Light

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Replacing Kitchen Sink Light First, a little pendant lighting inspiration!!!  {via} {via} Oh no, I think I lied in my last post!  I said that I was so glad to have found a house with cabinets that reach to the ceiling, a total of 46 inches of ... |read more|

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03/07/12

Kitchen: Cabinet Resurface – Pennies per Door

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Cabinet Resurface for Pennies per Door When we first walked through this house, I quickly noticed the tall cabinets and that totally impressed me.  Very uncommon for this age home.  So many homes in this neighbor have a fur down instead, which is ... |read more|

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03/07/12

Kitchen: Building Simple Drawers

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Building Simple Drawers I knew our open wall {here} in the kitchen needed to be put to use so Stud and I built something that would custom fit the space!  And after 8 months without a microwave, I was TOTALLY excited to design a specific space and move ... |read more|

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03/06/12

Overflowing with Creativity #11 Home Decor Features

Bedroom Reveal ~ Visual Eye Candy   The Master Bath ~ Savvy Southern Style  Master Bathroom ~ Stay at Home-ista Powder Room ~ it all started with paint   Kitchen Renovation ~ One Dog Woof Reading Nook ~ The Blooming Hydrangea Boy Room ~ ... |read more|

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