The Kitchen is Functional!

Woo hoo, our kitchen is finally functional!  The sink works, the counter tops are finished and installed, and the appliances are all in. I’ve alluded to this in the past few posts but wasn’t sure if I was ready yet…

1970’s Kitchen Reno Tips

I love older homes. I grew up in a 1950’s home with “character” in the form of original Thermador appliances (awesome actually) and pink toilets(not quite so awesome). what most older homes are missing in modern updates, they make up…

Cheap Herb Garden

Cheap Herb Garden One of the hardest things about living in a renovation is prioritizing and realizing that even though it feels like everything must be done right NOW, it actually, well, doesn’t. One project that actually was time sensitive though…

How To Paint Stained Wood Trim

While the pros have been knocking out our hardwood floors and master bathroom renovation, Matt and I have been learning how to paint stained wood trim through trial and error.  While I definitely like DIY projects, I prefer projects with super…