Tag: kitchen

  • DIY Concrete Countertop Guide – The Easy Way

    DIY Concrete Countertop Guide – The Easy Way

    The following is a guide to create your own concrete countertop.  The nice part about this tutorial is that you don’t need to order expensive product and build your own form.  This is an additive process that is often referred to as “faux crete” since it is a cement top layer and not a counter that…

  • DIY Butcher Block Counter Tops

    DIY Butcher Block Counter Tops

    Who doesn’t love a classic butcher block countertop.  I am not talking about the 1980’s Formica version, but a classic, 1″ – 2″  thick butcher block counter top. You could probably figure out how to build this one yourself, but a plan is always helpful.  If you are going to build your own butcher block,…

  • Cottage Before and After Projects

    Cottage Before and After Projects

    We have been working on our cottage project for just about 10 months now. In fact, it was father’s day weekend last year when we first looked at the listing and went under contract.  Over the course of the past year, we have completed (or started) many projects. We may have been at work on…

  • No Fuss (or grout) Tile Backsplash Project

    No Fuss (or grout) Tile Backsplash Project

    If you have a backsplash in your kitchen that you really don’t like, but don’t want to go to the trouble to do a major tile job, consider some of the peel and stick alternatives.  If you can do it for your floors, you can do it for your walls.  In addition to that, the…

  • My RTA cabinet Experience

    For many, the search for inexpensive kitchen cabinets draws them to the Internet. If you are like me, you LOVE a bargain (don’t we all). I had some idea of what I wanted when I started searching for my project. I was happy to hear that one of my favorite suppliers of RTA cabinets had…

  • Before and After Kitchen Photo

    Before and After Kitchen Photo

    Who doesn’t like before and after photo’s?  Where would HGTV and DIY Network be if we didn’t love them? The following picture is a before and after shot of a kitchen that we recently renovated.  It isn’t a complete “before” shot since this was taken after an interior wall was removed, but you get the…