Creating beautiful things… repurposing vintage & found items-transforming them & combining them to create beautiful new pieces. On the adjacent side is a second wall of cabinets, notice the the old florescent light box and wallpaper, both were removed. November: Carter started very first season of flag football. Paul is the happiest accountant ever and I run my own embroidery designs website We have no debt (well, a few years left on the house) and we live frugally to avoid a few little luxuries like this kitchen.

Here is one more before & after because I LOVE a good before and after! We ripped out the small cabinet above the stove, and built a large vent hood around the insert. The white cabinets and light counter tops are so inviting. The floor-to-ceiling pantry will have to go in first, so the smaller upper cabinet can attach to it – ergo the base assembly.

The obvious first place to start was with the sink counter so we could get some running water back on the main floor. Just tell that to the friendly folks at Lowes and they’ll mix it right up. I love that you can get ANY color in small $2.50 samples at Lowes.

It’s just personal preference people, if you love your microwave, good for you! We didn’t push it and then she started bringing drawings for the baby home from school and in second week started wanting to hold and touch her more. I did some negotiating with various contractors and got the price down.kitchen remodelkitchen remodel

I love a white kitchen…but I love a white kitchen with turquoise even more! With the timely addition of the new drill press, we’ll be in good position to finish up the first phase by next week. Oak was similar in price, but to reddish, and a very hard wood, which meas cutting and adhering would be tougher.kitchen remodel