The Big Reveal!

Our kitchen/flooring project is FINALLY complete and we are thrilled with the result. Demo began August 7th, so start to finish the entire project took about 7 weeks.. (including a three day work stoppage when we evacuated to Tampa ahead of Hurricane Dorian.) While the kitchen remodel itself was less disruptive than I imagined it…

💋 Au revoir!

Today is the day we kiss our old kitchen goodbye.. I’m not sure if this will be more like a quick first date kinda kiss or a longer smooch, but ready or not, we’re about to find out..  

Going, going, almost gone..

Team of amazing guys arrived yesterday morning with some serious equipment to jack up our floors. I don’t know what I was expecting when I returned home, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The guy in charge has a terrific, can-do attitude. His personality reminded me of this:

Tick Tock…

Well, tomorrow is day one of our major renovation. 😬 Ceiling fans are covered, kitchen cabinets are empty, knick knacks, food and breakables etc are all stored in either the garage, the guest room shower or the bathroom cabinets.       Here are some pictures of what I won’t miss:       I…

Painting your kitchen black..and other consequential decisions.

Well, today’s a big day.  The guy who bought our piano is sending a crew to come and pick it up. Deciding to get rid of our piano was the first (difficult) step in realizing the interior transformation I have envisioned for our home. The second step was purchasing a new sofa and chairs which…

Outdoor Space

Small back patios always seem to force us to choose between seating for eating OR lounging- there’s just not enough room to accommodate both.  But after much thought and scribbling on napkins, my husband and I actually came up with an idea that will allow us to do both. The first thing we did was…