Category Archives: Building process

So, when the paint went on and the trim was finished, it hit me… this isn’t a construction zone anymore!! It’s starting to actually look and feel like a house! Painting can really transform a space. And that is exactly what it did to my house!  We had a bit of a paining fiasco because […]

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Cabinets… where to start… well, I am not a fancy person so I knew instead of getting custom cabinets installed and spending a fortune, I could save some money here.  I wanted them all to look beautiful and be high quality but did not want to spend a lot! I waited until Lowes had a […]

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We had a local trim company called Bear Claw Carpentry do all our doors and trim and they were FABULOUS!! They did such an amazing job and I would highly recommend them! It was so fun to see the transformation doors and trim make! They set up shop right in our family room and what […]

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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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