08/20/14

Kitchen Cabinets Installed

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 into the house.  I ... |read more|

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03/15/12

Easy Guide to Painting Kitchen Cabinets

I never ever thought I'd finally get to the fun part...Painting Kitchen Cabinets...my preference...White Paint!  Sit back and enjoy or judge, but this is my way...to winter paint!  Please don't try to commit me...nothing, I repeat nothing was ruined in the process!  Promise!  ... |read more|

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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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03/07/12

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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03/05/12

Kitchen: Routing Cabinet Doors

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Routing Cabinet Doors I knew that this open wall in our kitchen needed cabinetry!  We decided to build kitchen cabinets similar to our preexisting cabinets.  It would have been easier to buy new, but I think it would have made the old cabinets seem just ... |read more|

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02/14/12

Kitchen: Building a Cabinet Base

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Building a Cabinet Base As you may remember, we moved from our comfy two story house, because we got an itching for a project home.  We definitely found one!  On the right side of the before picture above you can see that there was a little built in ... |read more|

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01/27/12

Kitchen: Granite, Back Splash & DIY Built-In

Kitchen Remodel Part Two {Granite, Back Splash and DIY Built-In } We did a ton of work getting these cabinets crisp white {read all about our two story Kitchen Remodel Part One {Adding a Cabinet, Painting Cabinets White and Installing Recessed Lights} here.  Our two story ... |read more|

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01/03/12

Kitchen: Painting Cabinets & Recessed Lights {Our Two Story}

Remodel Part One {Painting Cabinets & Installing Recessed Lights} We're completely remodeling our 1950s original ranch-style house {here's a tour of the house when we purchased it, but we've been making progress so I'll be updating some of these pics soon}.  It's a ... |read more|

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