Print Shop Drop: The Botanical Gallery

After spending a few weeks picking my jaw up off the floor, I think it is safe to say that I was not prepared for the out pouring of love that The Public Domain Print Shop would receive around the internet since it launched a few weeks ago. NOT. PREPARED. It has been an incredibleContinue reading “Print Shop Drop: The Botanical Gallery”

Introducing The Public Domain Print Shop!

You know how sometimes things spiral into a much bigger project than you originally planned? Yeah… about that…. Because I seem to have somehow gone from writing, what I thought, was just going to be a short and sweet blog post rounding up some of my favorite artwork currently available for free in the publicContinue reading “Introducing The Public Domain Print Shop!”

How To Turn Your LG TV Into A Work Of Art

I will be honest with you. I really dislike having a TV in my living room. Not only do I dislike how they tend to suck away at my time, or dominate social gatherings, they are also just an unsightly giant blank black box on the wall when I’m not watching something. In my idealContinue reading “How To Turn Your LG TV Into A Work Of Art”

Complete Kitchen Budget Breakdown

Talking about money is nobody’s favorite subject, but I’m also pretty sure its the one thing everyone secretly wants to know most when you share a project like this. Some might say its just natural human curiosity, but personally, I feel like if you’re spending time reading kitchen renovation blog posts in the first place,Continue reading “Complete Kitchen Budget Breakdown”

Our Tiny Mixed Metals, Black, White & Wood Kitchen

Welcome to our new and improved teeny tiny, kitchen! She may be small, but she’s finally rocking her new look and we love her! (I still can’t believe this room used to look like this can you!?). What is so satisfying to me about this update is how much better I feel like this kitchenContinue reading “Our Tiny Mixed Metals, Black, White & Wood Kitchen”

Thanks, They’re Semihandmade

In the world of kitchen renos, we were attempting to pull ours off on a shoestring and a prayer. I stalked sales and clearance racks, I bought used appliances and inexpensive dupes of nicer items. I spent months hunting down the cheapest deals I could find. But the one area I refused to skimp onContinue reading “Thanks, They’re Semihandmade”

Butcher Block Countertop Install

One of the design elements I was most excited for when I started researching older kitchens from the 1920s was the use of wood countertops. So I went full Kadie and researched absolutely everything I could about installing and owning real wood countertops. Here’s what I found: To start with I was excited to discoverContinue reading “Butcher Block Countertop Install”

Ikea Cabinet Box Install

With our beautiful new tile floors laid, Joe and I were ready for stage two our our kitchen remodel. CABINET INSTALL! Since we weren’t able to use the existing cabinet boxes for our new kitchen design, we needed to source new ones that would work for what we wanted, and most importantly, fit into ourContinue reading “Ikea Cabinet Box Install”

Ah… The Joys Of Tiling Old Unsquare Rooms…

Here’s the thing about tiling an old home. Absolutely nothing is square or level. Nothing. So if we had just started tiling, following the line of one of the walls as our guide to start, the tile would have ended up crooked and skewed on the floor. Or worse, the uneven start would have setContinue reading “Ah… The Joys Of Tiling Old Unsquare Rooms…”