Category Archives: Kitchen

Another Kitchen Project

I finally completed another kitchen project that was long overdue. See that space between the wall and the stove? The perfect landing spot for my hot pads that fall off and onto the floor? Well it is no more! That … Continue reading

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Now We’re Cooking With Gas!

Ok, to be fair, we’ve been cooking with gas for some time now. This old oven/stovetop came with the house when we bought it.  Isn’t the discoloration at the bottom of the oven door a particularly nice feature? It’s burned on.  As … Continue reading

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A New Year, a New Mixer! 

Here we are on January 15th, 2017. I’ve just now, finally, taken down all the holiday decorations (thank you, 4-day weekend) and begun to reflect on the last year. For our little family 2016 was expensive (new water line, HVAC, … Continue reading

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Everything and a New Kitchen Sink!

   The last step to the kitchen counter reno was to install the new sink and faucet. Check out the countertop painting process and the beadboard backspash, if you haven’t seen those already. This part of the project really fell … Continue reading

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Painted Countertops

  I may have mentioned before that I wanted new countertops in our kitchen. It really wasn’t a necessity. Our existing countertops did a nice job of holding things. I hated them, so I didn’t mind using the crap out … Continue reading

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Kitchen Backsplash

You know how sometimes you think and think about something but you just never do it? Well, I’ve wanted to do something about our kitchen backsplash for a long time now. When we moved in it was this row of … Continue reading

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Shelves that Slide – Another Kitchen Project

Our most recent kitchen mini-makeover  (the mudroom corner and relocated fridge) has made such a difference in our kitchen that we’ve decided to scrap our original plan for a full-scale remodel. There are still things that need doing, (new flooring, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Corner

I’ve posted about our kitchen a couple times before. Very shortly after moving in we updated the room with paint.   That’s one of my favorite “before and after” pics. What a difference some paint and wallaper (or lack thereof) … Continue reading

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Door to Door

The front hall redecoration is well under way! A few weeks ago Mom and I took down the old, gold wallpaper, confirming Tony’s suspicion that those walls are still plaster. Goodbye ugly gold! Luckily, they’re in decent shape, but not … Continue reading

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A Little Up-Cycle and A Link Party!

I’ve been searching around for one of those mason jar lotion dispensers. When I couldn’t find one at a price I deemed reasonable, my infinite cheapness kicked in and I started looking into making my own. Cutting that hole in … Continue reading

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