Sunday, April 27, 2014

Trim is installed

This weekend, Nick and I installed trim in his office. 

This week will be caulking the trim.  As you can expect, I am not looking forward to this. 

Hope your weekend went well!
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Trim Painting

So, this weekend I worked painting all of the trim for Nick's office. 

Nick's office has temporarily turned into trim painting area.  During this week, we will attempt to get trim around doorways. 

I hope to show you pictures next weekend of the office's progress.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Pinning and Pining: April 2014

Since we are in full kitchen reno mode, I thought a kitchen inspired Pinning and Pining would be appropriate.


These Gorgonzola truffles look delicious.  I love all the ingredients, so how can I not love them.  When the kitchen is done, I plan on making these.

I found a hack for a microwave built into Ikea's cabinets.  We had to get another microwave to fit it right, but I'm okay with that.


Now, I need some cool things for our new kitchen.

Crate and Barrel
Crate and Barrel

A simple utensil holder, oil mister, and a turquoise immersion blender will all go nicely in the new kitchen.  

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Kitchen Renovation

I have been missing for several weeks now.  It has been very busy around here. Let me show you what I mean.

Flooring removed:

Wall Opened Up:

Repair and Install Floor:

Cabinets Installed:

Drywall Repair:

Adding Doors, Drawers, Side Panels, and Pulls:

Yes, we've been busy!
I am so lucky that my dad and mom were able to come down and help.  Without them, I'm not sure this project would have happened.  Since my dad is a carpenter, and experienced with renovations, I knew there was nothing this house/renovation could throw at him, that he couldn't handle.  It was mesmerizing watching him figure out the wall opening.  A couple softball-sized holes, and he was able to get the doorway prepped for location and demo.  I promised both of my parents next time they visit, there will be no big projects. 

We still need the countertop installed (we've got a quote coming this week for this), install the sink/plumbing, attach trim and moldings to cabinets, and add trim to floors/doorways.  It feels like we're in the homestretch though. 

I will try to keep you updated in the coming weeks better than I have.  Working on a Pinning and Pining for April too.