Category Archives: Building process

I say DIY-ish because we actually had the frame of the hood custom fabricated and then customized it and installed it ourselves. Joe and I wanted the hood to be a statement piece in our kitchen and we also wanted it to stand out quite a bit from our white cabinets. So, we designed it […]

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These stairs were quite the adventure let me tell ya!! I had showed my husband (Joe) a picture of some stairs I really liked. They were a little industrial, open and very clean looking. We talked a little about them and then he had the idea to tweak them and use plumbing pipes for the […]

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You better believe, as soon as drywall went up… the VERY NEXT day we were in there painting away!! I LOVE PAINTING!!!!! It was my sisters spring break, and she wanted to come out and visit, so we made it a girls trip! My two aunts and mom joined in and suddenly it was girls […]

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I get asked a lot where we get our beams. Well, obviously we didn’t go all the way to Texas to get these ones. LUCKILY, there are a couple local places here in Northern Colorado that have old wood beams. The place we chose is called Circle Goods and it located in Berthoud, CO. We […]

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After all the electrical is in place and the plumbing is in the walls, they can start to seal those walls up! So EXCITED!!! This is where it really turned a corner for me. Approx 6 months into the build process, we got drywall put up and it changed everything for me. I was FINALLY […]

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