The existing kitchen has adequate storage space, but counter prep space is lacking due to a choppy layout (door to carport, entrance from vestibule, and entrance from dining room) and unusable corner: The new layout provides more continuous counter space next to the relocated sink and wider counters on either side of the stove:
We are in the early stages of a kitchen remodel! Preliminary finishes have been selected to include a porcelain “slate” 12″ x 24″ floor tile, hexagon tile backsplash, cherry wood base cabinets, white painted upper cabinets, and quartz counters. Black stainless steel is a current trend with appliances. After reading some articles, we had concerns… Continue reading Kitchen!
The mailbox we inherited when we moved in was in pretty rough shape: A plastic mess with a faded red flag and peel-and-stick numbers that were half falling off sat on top of a weathered wood post. The hinges on the door were broken and on occasion the door would fall off. I spent a lot… Continue reading Deus Modern Mailboxes
Red seems to be a common theme with our living space and my everyday carry. Here are the components: DODOcase Durables Wallet for iPhone Sharpie Pen Fine Point Pen Invicta Men’s 10406SYB “DNA” Stainless Steel Watch Moleskine Notebook Sheffield Multi-tool and Pocket Knife
This is the most used space in our home. We can keep clean most days thanks to the furniture storage, but more than often, the table is used for board games, lego and puzzle building, and homework. The space is made up of a mix of low to high cost pieces from varying sources. I like to… Continue reading Parts List
I wasn’t looking forward to the process of multiple staining and sanding of the wood slats, but was surprised when the Minwax instructions said to NOT sand between applications. I was a bit skeptical, but followed the directions and was happy with the results. I applied about 2-3 coats of stain with rags (old socks!) waiting for each coat… Continue reading Wood Slat Wall – Part 2
After closing off the doors to the former office, this wall remained blank for months. We knew the wall needed something, but wanted to do something special. I’ve specified wood flooring on walls for some commercial projects and have seen other peel-and-stick products like stikwood, but I wanted to do something that looked like we… Continue reading Wood Slat Wall – Part 1