June 2010 archive

Bar Makover~

Today I would like you to meet my sister in law, Melissa of DIY with some PSE.  She and her husband, Ryan and their two awesome cool kids bought a house a couple of years ago that needed, shall we say, some very tough love.  It had fantastic bones but it had been neglected by […]


I am SO thrilled to have been mentioned on one of my very favorite  blogs today, House of Turquoise!!!  Erin was sweet enough to drop in on my blog yesterday and comment on the kitchen remodel that I’ve been obsessing about forever and a day. I sit down at my computer this morning and find […]

Happy Nate Day~

Happy Nate Berkus Day!If you’ve been noticing an absurd amount of bloggers posting about Nate Berkus today, here’s why: The hilarious Moggit Girls started a twitter campaign to fill Nate’s upcoming new show audience with design bloggers and guess what….apparently it worked!  Therefore, they have dubbed to day National (quite possibly world wide) Nate Berkus […]

Restoration Hardware Swoon~

Still finding office inspiration and I’m in LOVE: See the whole room…HERE See the whole room….HERE Gorgeous!  Of course, I’m trying to figure out how to build/find/rescue/salvage/DIY these and save myself some mulah…The ideas are buzzing! Related Reading:

Office in Progress

Now that I’ve got my kitchen more or less in functioning order, I figured it was time to send a little loving attention towards my home office (which is really just a little loft area at the top of the stairs, but hey, it works). I began by picking up some inexpensive book cases yesterday […]

Kitchen Remodel DONE…for the most part

Kitchen Remodel on a budget

It’s finally finished!!!! Ok, not TOTALLY finished, but for the most part, it’s DONE! Remember that we started this the day before Thanks Giving 2009.  Here we are, post Memorial Day weekend 2010, complete D.I.Y. kitchen, with the exception of installing the granite. Here are the first photos of my (almost completely complete) eternal kitchen […]