Interior changes

Grey island

One of my most anticipated house projects just wrapped up last week-the kitchen island. Boy, am I excited about this one. The island is The hub of our main level. It’s where we congregate and, up until last week, stood unfinished.

img_0966

Continue reading

Advertisements
Standard
Interior changes

What (not) to do when renovating your home

Jason and I have taken on a lot of DIY home renovation projects over the years and the outcomes have not always been flawless. In fact, none of them have been. We have gotten better at certain things and a lot of this improvement has come from trial and error, with emphasis on error. So, here are a few lessons we have learned along the way:

Lesson 1: Hanging pendant lights should not involve children’s books.

Continue reading

Standard
Interior changes

Downstairs Half Bath

We are finally home from all our Christmas travels. I think we crossed most of the state of Ohio in the past 4 days. It was a great time with family and the boys had a blast. Hopefully, your Christmas was restful and blessed.

Jason is off this next week, so we are turning our focus to the house and, hopefully, wrapping up projects. One space that is close to completion is our downstairs half bath. When we first purchased the house, this is what it looked like:

downstairs-half-bath

Continue reading

Standard
Interior changes

Progress Continues-microwave, pantry, and my big, beautiful sink

Progress continues in our kitchen and I’m super pumped about the changes. One feature that was in the last update was our sink. I didn’t show pictures, so I thought I would include those in this post.

kitchen-sink

It’s called a super sink and it’s mammoth. I’ve always had metal, 50/50 over the counter sinks, so this one has me completely spoiled. I can fit even my largest pans easily in it, making cleaning up much easier. Continue reading

Standard
Interior changes

The Kitchen

The most extensive part of our renovation has definitely been the kitchen. This was the space we spent the most time planning and the most money transforming.

This week, our kitchen officially became functional. Our contractor came on his day off to get it up and running for us. Many thanks to him and his wife for giving up family time, so that we can have running water! You guys are awesome! Continue reading

Standard