interior design projects

  • IKEA Kitchen Remodel – What We’ve Learned Part I June 28, 2016 20160625_112829_HDRHello everyone! Summertime is here and we’re so glad that we can turn back on the A/C during these scorching hot SoCal days! It’s been about 2 weeks since the kitchen’s been remodeled and we’ve already been getting pretty good use out of it. I have to admit, it’s so nice to be cooking or … ”Read
  • Kitchen Remodel Progress June 15, 2016 20160518_105042Hello folks! I wanted to do a quick post on our kitchen remodel progress. We started six weeks ago and the contractor finally finished last Saturday.  We MADE IT (!!) through the stress of going through a major remodel and eating out of a make-shift kitchen and wondering when the contractor will be done. I … ”Read
  • Quartz Countertop Shopping January 24, 2016 IKEA Bobdyn KitchenShopping for quartz countertops can be overwhelming due to all the wonderful options out there! We’re skipping all the major brand names (Ceasarstone, Silestone, Cambria) and going for the lesser-known ones to make our selection for our new kitchen! We found that the generic ones (that usually “copy” the major brands’ designs) are cheaper in … ”Read
  • Wheel Table April 11, 2013 20130411-235435.jpgIf you like making old stuff into new, you might be interested in HGTV’s new show, “Flea Market Flip”! I recently found out about this and caught one of their full episodes online. Fabulous reinventions and challenges! One of the short videos that got me extra tingly was this video about making … ”Read
  • Thrift Shop Dresser – Update! April 6, 2013 20130406-120232.jpgMy thrift store dresser got a mini makeover! Pretty shelf lining in hot pink geometric shape! I liked the lime green color on the outside but wanted a punch of WOW on the inside. After a few trips to the local stores proved to be uninspiring, I found these awesome adhesive liners … ”Read
  • Thrift Shop Dresser Makeover March 25, 2013 20130323-193103.jpgYou know the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? That’s the phrase that kept coming up while I was perusing through the aisles of my local Salvation Army Thrift Store. lol! I was literally in treasure-hunting mode; partly because I had so much fun transforming my chalkboard (from the same … ”Read