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The Table

A lot of the furniture we own once belonged to relatives. That was the case for our first kitchen table. It had belonged to my Great Uncle Everett. Uncle Everett moved to a nursing home when I was a young … Continue reading

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Kitchen Dresser – Before and After

My Dad was a handy guy who built homes, and recycled before it was cool.  He always kept the Formica cutouts from kitchen sinks and used them to make furniture.  When my sister and I were young, he made a … Continue reading

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Remodeling Your Kitchen?

These are questions to consider, along with some advice: –  How long will you live in your home?  Are you remodeling for your own use and enjoyment or for resale?  Plan accordingly. –  What is your budget?  Plan on spending 10-15% more … Continue reading

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KITCHEN – Positives and Potholes

WHAT WE LOVE AND WHAT WE’D DO DIFFERENT Lighting –  Under cabinet lights – Happy with the kind and the “look” when lit.  Wish we had specified EXACTLY where we wanted them to make sure they were symmetrical –  Dimmer switches –  Can … Continue reading

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REMODEL – Kitchen, The Window

I know a lot of people today like an “open floor plan”, but having three children (and the noise that comes with them) has taught me that doors and walls have advantages.  When I contemplated a new kitchen design, I … Continue reading

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REMODEL – Kitchen, More Before and After Pictures

The pantry was a good size, but ridiculous to access anything far left or right because there was only one door in the middle.  I used plastic bins to store food so things could be moved easily, but it was still a … Continue reading

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REMODEL – Kitchen, Before and After Pictures

The kitchen was the most time consuming part of our remodel, but the most striking change, both aesthetically and practically. Here are some before and after pictures.    The cupboard doors under the sink open out and slide in so … Continue reading

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