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”

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”