I spent three glorious years as a Starbucks barista in my high school years. It was my first job after getting my driver’s license (could I have been any luckier!?) and I loved pretty much every minute. Except when it was 10 minutes to close and five tween girls would come in for five different…… Continue reading Espresso Station Plans (aka I Get to Relive My Barista Days)
I’ll come right out and say it: I love Etsy. For a lot of things, I turn to Amazon first. Anything quick, helpful, fun, or needed for our house or life. But for anything unique, storied, and handcrafted, I turn to Etsy. The concept is brilliant, allowing people to sell their handmade goods directly to…… Continue reading A Quick Serenade of Etsy + Selling Plans
Guys, I’m all heart-eyes over here. 😍 We’ve finished making-over our kitchen, and I couldn’t be happier with the result. For the first time, we truly felt like DIYers and we’re so proud of what we were able to accomplish. We painted the kitchen cabinets, removed the old backsplash tile, put up shiny white subway tile, and…… Continue reading Kitchen Reveal: Gleaming Subway Tile, Dark Slate Appliances, and One Sexy Hood
I never thought I’d try out woodburning. I must have passed the section with woodburning supplies a dozen times in Michael’s, and always thought, “That’s wayyyyy out of my league.” Surprisingly, as it turns out, this recent project was totally in the realm of possibility with some careful planning and a strong exercise in patience, which was…… Continue reading Easy Woodburning Project: Kitchen Table Tray
Removing firmly adhered backsplash tile can mean only one thing: your walls become Swiss cheese. How we’re repairing drywall with joint compound.
It’s just the beginning of re-tiling our kitchen backsplash! Get the lowdown on Part One, planning our new kitchen backsplash.
These easy living room updates brought our room from “Help I have no idea what I am!” a bit closer to “Ah, I’m rustic mid-century and proud.”