I love taking things that are designed for one thing and using them for a completely different purpose. Old cashew containers for storage jars. Shoe boxes for filing greeting cards and thank you notes. Wall curtains for upholstery of desk chairs and kitchen chairs. And my latest…shower curtains for wall curtains.
So I have the worst lighting in my… Continue reading
In our on-going saga of bring our new house up to snuff and out of the 90s and into the modern, I tackled the Family Room. As with the rest of our house, our family room was trapped in a bad flashback into the 90s featuring a vintage Coke wallpaper border on white walls, brown carpet stained with numerous… Continue reading
It’s bitter sweet writing this last post on my kitchen remodel. I am excited that my Temporary Dream Kitchen is complete for now and I have really enjoyed sharing my experiences and lessons learned in the process. From starting the design process, to dealing with budget constraints, triple digit heat and execution of projects; it has definitely been a ride.… Continue reading
When I was growing up, I was raised by two really good cooks, both trained in one way or another. My mom is a self diagnosed kitchen snob and she raised me with a healthy appreciation for kitchens. She is even training now in gourmet cooking and her kitchen guru status has grown even more. Anything I want to know… Continue reading