A year later, and we finally have our first real before and after during. It may be only an area of 12′ by 3′, but it’s very nearly, so close, almost done. And it makes us feel as if we’ve actually accomplished something in the way of home reno over the course of a year.… Continue reading Kitchen Update
YC and I got recently reached a milestone in house renovations – we got just enough done to live in the house with a fair amount of ease and comfort. Dishwasher, kitchen sink, refrigerator, countertops, washer and dryer, working toilet… those kinds of things. Even a TV with bookshelves and a couch. The result was… Continue reading Our farmhouse kitchen island
Easily seal butcher block counter tops to keep them clean and beautiful.
YC and I are so lucky that we had incredibly loving, creative, talented, supportive people surround us on our wedding day. We wanted a DIY wedding from start to finish, and that’s pretty much what we had. YC’s sister and my aunt took beautiful photos, my mom and I designed the decor (with plenty of… Continue reading Baby’s Breath Rustic Wedding Flowers
I made these rustic hors d’oevres labels last summer in prep for YC and my wedding, and when the day finally I arrived, I completely forgot to use them. Still, I thought they were pretty (and very budget friendly), so here they are on the blog!
A few weekends ago, it was all about closets at the Project House. While YC voiced his shock and disbelief at the number of clothing boxes that tagged along with me when I moved westward, I tackled our problem of tiny closets. It turned out that our closets were not so much tiny as very… Continue reading $150 custom closet system
The other day, I attached an old pallet to my garden boxes to make a nice little garden wall for the area right behind my three veggie boxes. I love the way it looks on both sides, providing extra support on the garden side for tomatillo and tomato plants and shade on the back side which will make… Continue reading DIY Vertical Pallet Herb Garden