Painted Cabinets: All Seven Layers

Painting our cabinets proved to be a tricky job.  Isn’t that always the way with DIY projects?  That said, each individual step was easy to tackle.  It was not knowing how to start that was intimidating.  Sure, you sand first, then you paint.  I’ve got that.  But we were doing steps I had never tried…

Fifteen Days of Remodeling Turns Into Thirty Plus

I did my fair share of blog reading before we started our kitchen cabinet project.  I wanted to see what paints and techniques had worked for other people, and I needed some photo inspiration to get the courage for our own project. It worked.  I heard about other people’s problems and pitfalls and how they…

Simple Pork for Project Day

This week is somewhat busy, all things considered. We have family coming to help us with projects on the weekend, which means that the bedroom that’s currently serving as our cabinet space (lots of fragile things all over the floor surrounding the bed) needs to become a bedroom again by Friday night. Which means that…