Cabinet Details

If the entire premise of this blog is “Small But Valuable,” I think there’s an important milestone to note.  Namely, Scott put pulls onto our cabinets, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Our main cabinets (along the wall, were there forever and repainted)  have had hardware for a while, which is helpful with little…

Living Area Before and After (Finally!!!)

Okay, it’s been a while since we did any actual work on our living area (aside from the stairs, which are kind of a part of the project, kind of not).  But it took a while for me to get motivated to clean and get tools off the floor and all of those fun details…

Spare Drawer Solution

No, not the under-drawers type of drawer.  The furniture type of drawer.  We found ourselves with a brand new kitchen cabinet drawer and no place to put said drawer (there’s a microwave on a nifty shelf where the drawer was designed to go), so we tried to find an alternative drawer use.  This was the…

The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Welcome to the quiz version of the blog.  Let’s get started! Q1.  Does all matter tend towards disorder? A1.  In our house, definitely.  True, we’re in the middle of some relatively major kitchen projects at the moment. It still seems like this picture is too representative: Q2.  Want to see more? A2.  (You don’t have…

Future DIY Queen?

Scott and I are  about to close on our new home (less than two weeks!), and we’re getting ready for all of our projects.  Well, we’re getting ready for bits and pieces of our projects. Our plan is to start by knocking out a wall between our kitchen and living/dining areas.  Apparently it isn’t a…