Monthly Archives: October 2012

Laminate Flooring

We had a busy and fun weekend, between picking up supplies 3 hours away, a Halloween party, and the Packer game.  We weren’t able to get much done, but we bought our flooring for the kitchen and dining room.  We wanted a dark floor to contrast the white cabinets and trim.  We went with a […]

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Kitchen Counters

I can’t even believe the difference that counter-tops and appliances can make in a kitchen.  This weekend we made a trip to pick up some of our finishes and were even able to get some installations done.  Here is the new and improved kitchen:   We still need to install the sink and we haven’t put in […]

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Turning Up the Heat

Since we plan on moving in sometime in late December/January we are getting into crunch time. Our weekends are getting busy and we have A LOT to get done…fast.  We took care of some much needed jobs this weekend.  Since the snow has decided to come early this year, we are very lucky to have […]

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How To: Choosing Appliances

I have spent many weeks researching appliances and trying to pick the one perfect for our kitchen.  After a lot of research I am happy to say we have finally made a decision.  If you are doing a kitchen renovation or just need new appliances here are a few things to think about:   Make […]

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How To: Stripping Furniture

  Refinishing furniture can be a very intimidating task, at least it was for me.  We have a beautiful fireplace mantel in our living room that had many layers of paint and even some sharpie marker on it.  I really wanted to strip it down to the original wood finish.  We set up the mantel […]

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