Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Vintage Cottage Kitchen

Deciding to not sell my house right away has resulted in extreme laziness regarding the finishing touches to my kitchen. Everything is now functional; who needs toe-kicks, thresholds or shoe moulding, really? Plus, I’ve been busy with more pressing concerns: … Continue reading

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Hmmm…That Looks Familiar

I’ve been wrestling with the design for the island/counter/microwave shelf I want to make to fit the 22-3/4″-wide area between the door and window. While I quite like my decrepit antique farmhouse table, it simply doesn’t fit the space – … Continue reading

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Perhaps My Favorite Discovery

I’m sitting in a hotel room an hour outside Denver, and to kill a little time before leaving for the airport, I’ve been scrolling through my phone and wondering why I took some of the odd pictures thereupon (also, I’m … Continue reading

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Fully Functional, if Not Quite Fully Finished

While I still have a few things to finish, my stove is once again hooked up, and the refrigerator is no longer in the living room. I’d celebrate by using the appliances for the first time in almost three weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen, Renovation/Restoration | 18 Comments

Glad I Saved that Coffee Filter

Since installing the cork tiles two weeks ago, my refrigerator has been in the living room (it’s a look), plugged in to a heavy-duty extension cord (I know, I know; it’s temporary). The stove is in the dining room, and … Continue reading

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