Tag: DIY

Rethink it: ReStore Bookcases

DIY projects around here are always a hysterical adventure. Why are we such hot messes? In any project, one or many of the following is bound to happen: We end up tackling them on days where weather does not cooperate, we make a mistake at least once, or my indecisiveness requires us to buy additional material or supplies. Honestly, when… Read more →

Rethink it: Secretary desk

We own a few rentals in the town where we went to college, and we rent primarily to college kids resulting in us having to turn over the leases quite often. I typically help with repainting and cleaning, though we’ve outsourced serious cleaning to professionals once I actually cried while cleaning a refrigerator left from a group of tenants. Good times.… Read more →

Kitchen Overhaul: The Big Reveal

Are you ready are you ready? Of course you are, duh. I’ve taken way too long to get to these After photos posted and for that, I am sorry. These past few months working on the kitchen have been nothing other than a rollercoaster, but then again, that’s life for ya! Plus, we’re pretty smitten with the end result. I’ll let… Read more →

Kitchen Overhaul – That’s A Lot of Wood.

Close your eyes for a minute, think if your dream kitchen and what kind of counter tops you would throw in that masterpiece. Are you thinking Carerra marble (swoon), soapstone, Caesarstone? Maybe a mixture of a few surfaces to add some interest, perhaps a well worn butcher block island? Ugh, I’m dreaming too. Now, pinch yourself and wake up! We’re on a… Read more →