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Month: December 2017

Why I Chose IKEA Kitchen Cabinets

Why I Chose IKEA Kitchen Cabinets

Since starting our kitchen remodel, I’ve received some very opinionated views about my choice in cabinets. So let’s talk about why I chose IKEA kitchen cabinets. First of all, I’m not the type of person to make a major purchasing decision solely based on price. I fully understand that you get what you pay for. That being said, there’s also a level of quality I am willing to sacrifice if the price is right. Originally, I wasn’t even considering IKEA…

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We’ve started our IKEA kitchen remodel!

We’ve started our IKEA kitchen remodel!

While I’ve slowly started getting this blog going, we’ve been working hard on our IKEA kitchen remodel. We started in August and hoped to get it mostly done by Christmas. Both of our mothers are coming to stay for the holiday, so there’s even more pressure to get it done. Well, we’re a couple weeks out from them arriving and I can say with confidence that…*drumroll*… it will not even be close to being done! Yay for cooking Christmas dinner…

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House Remodel Before Photos – Part 2

House Remodel Before Photos – Part 2

Part 2 of the house remodel before photos*! Part 1 can be seen here. Master Suite The master bedroom. I LOVE the big bay window with bonus storage space below. View of the entry and closet area. View of the bedroom looking into the master bathroom. I hope to one day have an awesome sliding barn door there to close off the bathroom. Turns out, blackout curtains don’t work so well when you have natural light coming in from a…

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House Remodel Before Photos – Part 1

House Remodel Before Photos – Part 1

Ok, so I’ve realized that my husband and I seriously failed to get decent photos of the house before we started any work to it. I did some digging around and managed to find the MLS photos* that were used in the real estate listing when we purchased the house. Which is awesome, because it shows exactly how it looked before we even stepped foot in it. There’s a lot, so I’ll be splitting this up into two posts. This…

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