Kitchen Plan – Rough Sketch

August 11, 2014 by 6 Comments

I am so excited to share the makings of my dream kitchen with you!  You may remember a year ago we moved to the Dallas area after realizing middle school was fast approaching and Fort Worth schools weren’t meeting our kids educational needs.  We did …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

Easy Guide to Painting Kitchen Cabinets

March 15, 2012 by 32 Comments

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!  {And for …continue reading

DIY Kitchen: {Granite Countertops: Before/After}

March 14, 2012 by 13 Comments

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, women of this SUPER generation, did you …continue reading

DIY Kitchen {White -ish Granite Options}

March 13, 2012 by 9 Comments

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 …continue reading

Kitchen: Creating Custom Trim

March 13, 2012 by 6 Comments

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 …continue reading

Beautiful Kitchens

March 12, 2012 by 9 Comments

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 …continue reading

Kitchen: Replacing Kitchen Sink Light

March 9, 2012 by 8 Comments

 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 …continue reading

Kitchen: Cabinet Resurface – Pennies per Door

March 7, 2012 by 49 Comments

 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 …continue reading

Kitchen: Routing Cabinet Doors

March 5, 2012 by 7 Comments

 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 …continue reading

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