Kitchen Cabinets Installed

August 20, 2014 by 18 Comments

The island was the first piece placed in the kitchen.  When the plumbing and electrical were complete, the rest of the Kitchen Cabinets were installed.  Each of the tall cabinets on either side of the fridge are solid pieces.  They were total beasts to bring …continue reading

BEST Kitchen Gadgets

April 17, 2012 by 6 Comments

1. Heart Measuring Spoon Set  These were a gift from my sweet Mother-in-law and I used them for decoration for the first 6 months because they seemed too pretty to use!  Two years of daily use later and they are still etched perfectly and make …continue reading

Kitchen Remodel Steps

April 12, 2012 by 105 Comments

My Kitchen Remodel is Complete!  Here’s the scoop… {20 Tips and Tricks to the Kitchen of My Dreams} trim, paint, hardware, sink, faucet, appliances, furniture, flooring and accessories Frames from Goodwill New Appliances: Oven, Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Microwave Drawer Knobs: Home Depot Flour(s) and Sugar …continue reading

Kitchen: Installing an Oven…oops!

March 5, 2012 by 8 Comments

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Benefits of a Convection oven and tips for installing an oven the safe way, based on our “oops” experience! We ordered our appliances online for a totally splendid package price {along with the refrigerator, microwave oven, dishwasher, and stove top}.  Because my …continue reading

Kitchen: Installing a Dishwasher

March 4, 2012 by 3 Comments

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Installing a Dishwasher Replacing our dishwasher was real simple, the toughest part for us was making sure we had it level once installed.  Our dishwasher was standard size, 24 inches wide…thankfully, we didn’t need to alter our cabinets for installation.  We installed …continue reading

Kitchen: Farewell Vintage Appliances

February 16, 2012 by 7 Comments

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Selling Vintage Appliances In order to design our kitchen, we needed to have a better idea on the size of appliances that would replace our vintage appliances. In almost every avenue of life, the word ‘vintage’ makes me squeal in delight, but …continue reading

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Overview

October 13, 2011 by 9 Comments

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Build, Trim and Paint Cabinets Our house sold and so we began driving the neighborhood in search of something that would fit all of our dreams for our next house.  We walked through a few, but most of the homes in this decade …continue reading

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