We’ve been making progress on our Farmhouse kitchen remodel and today I wanted to share a few ways we’re saving money on this project. Major kitchen overhauls are expensive, there’s no way around that. But over the years, Garrett and I have developed a few tried-and-true strategies for keeping kitchen costs as low as possible. Today we’re parting with Figure.com to bring you our 9 best tips for saving money on a kitchen remodel.Read More
At the end of every project, I like to look back and remember where we started. Seeing those ‘before’ photos when you’re standing in the ‘after’ is fun, rewarding, and confidence-boosting. But more than that, it’s insightful. Looking back gives me a chance to see where the project excelled and where it fell flat.
So today, I’m going to share some ‘before and afters’ with you and 5 lessons that we learned on the Porch House kitchen + sunroom renovation. And you can be sure that we’ll be applying these hard-learned lessons on our upcoming Farmhouse kitchen renovation.Read More
This month marks two years since we wrapped our pilot for HGTV (Master Plan eventually aired in February 2018). And in all the time since, I’ve never actually revealed the kitchen and sunroom. Sure I’ve shared glimpses - singular photos of marble, white oak, brass, and the softest green cabinets - but not the full kitchen and sunroom in one spot with resources and stories and all that jazz. So that’s what we’re doing today.Read More
I’ve been drawn to deconstructed kitchens lately. I’m not sure that’s the right term, but it’s what I call these simple, open, handcrafted kitchens. There’s a lot of warmth in these spaces. A lot of natural materials, neutral colors, and honed finishes. Traditional cabinets are optional but an airy feel is a must.Read More
We renovated the Dexter House kitchen over 3 years ago, but left it at 95% done. Sure we planned to finish the last 5%. But then life got in the way. There was a new baby and a move and then another house to renovate and another baby and…well you get the idea. The Dexter kitchen was ‘good enough’, so it just kinda slipped from our radar.Read More
a blue, white, wood, and brass kitchen in Seattle renovated over 7 daysRead More