Kitchen Progress: Staining Hardwood Floors

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We are still full-force ahead with the kitchen renovation through Lowe's. Last week was equal to a roller coaster ride with lots ups & downs, but we kept chugging along and now another week is upon us.  I *think* I can say, I see the light... Since I left off last, a lot of progress has … [Read more...]

Stunning Stained Kitchen Reveal

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While I am in the midst of renovating my own kitchen, I've been immersed in designing + project managing a few client renovations as well.  One that just wrapped up is this stunning stained kitchen... As of late, I am seeing that 90% of new kitchens have painted cabinetry - 85% of which are … [Read more...]

Demo Day: Steps for Demolishing the Kitchen

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Demo Day means one thing... construction has begun! Last week demolition of the existing kitchen started and I was full of emotions from excitement to nervousness.  After months of planning, I just couldn't believe the day had come. After spending the weekend clearing + cleaning out the … [Read more...]

Wonderful White Kitchens

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On the gloomiest of days, a white kitchen will always put a smile on your face! I am so excited to share that I am in the midst of designing a kitchen that I've always dreamt of AND it's for me! I've created beautiful kitchens for many clients & I am thrilled that I finally have the … [Read more...]

BHG Kitchen + Bath Makeovers COVER Feature: Year 2

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I am so excited to share that for the second year in a row, a kitchen project that I designed is on the Spring cover of the Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publication, Kitchen + Bath Makeovers. How is this possible?!  Even though I've had over a dozen features in various BHG … [Read more...]

BHG Kitchen + Bath Makeovers COVER Feature {behind the scenes}


Hot on the newsstands... I'm thrilled to share that a kitchen project I designed is featured on the cover of the Spring 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publication, Kitchen + Bath Makeovers.  It's a huge honor and a project that's been in the works for over a year.  The issue just … [Read more...]

Kitchen Makeover Update: One Year Later

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One of the biggest projects to date that I tackled was my kitchen makeover.  I can't believe it's been a year, but this time last Summer, I was finishing up the final details and sharing it with you. Since that time, I've been flooded with questions (and many kind comments - thank you), and … [Read more...]

Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Kitchen Makeover Complete

FINALLY the day has come that I can officially say that the kitchen is complete! It feels wonderful to finally make the reveal - you've all been very patient and so kind with your comments!  After weeks of project posts and minimal pictures, here it is~ If you haven't seen the kitchen before, … [Read more...]

Kitchen Makeover Phase Four: Creating an Open Cabinet

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You're probably saying to yourself..."Isn't she done YET?"  Who takes this long to redo a kitchen.  Well, between work and summer activities with the kids, my kitchen makeover has definitely been dragging.  And being away this week, hasn't help matters.  But I can promise you, the FINAL REVEAL will … [Read more...]