Tag: renovation

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 →

Kitchen Overhaul – Before

I don’t know about you, but when I have something that I really want to do or change, I can’t. Stop. Thinking. About. It. It’s kind of a problem. I would consider myself a generally laid-back person, but this is where my small strain of OCD kicks in. When I wanted a new couch (but knew a pricey Pottery Barn… Read more →