Hanging Wooden X Chandelier

I have seen a few tutorials floating around for this DIY Hanging X Wooden Chandelier but they all seemed so complicated with fancy cuts and tricky wiring.  I made my own and actually used a prefab cheapo 6 light builder basic bathroom light bar to wire it.  It was so much easier than wiring each individual {…Read More…}

Measurement Conversion Chart inside your Cabinet

In my old house I had made myself a little chart for the inside of my cabinet to help save on time when I need a quick measurement conversion.  Since moving into my new house, 2 1/2 years ago I have yet to create one for my new house.  So here I am weekly Google {…Read More…}

Stikwood Kitchen Peninsula

I can’t believe how much of a change my kitchen has undergone.  It isn’t done yet but it is so amazing what a little paint and new hardware can do.  But I think the biggest wow factor is my new peninsula.  Before it was plain, ugly and lacked any character.  Adding Stikwood to the front {…Read More…}

Subway Tile Backsplash

So I have been making some huge improvements to my kitchen this month.  Yesterday I showed you my new Formica countertop with a Karran undermount sink.  I thought I would try my hand at doing a subway tile backsplash (literally – see picture below).  I have never tiled before so I hit the internet to find You tube videos and blog posts to show me the way.  I will say it is rather easy if you have the right tools.  However, those tricky cuts around outlets and switches are KILLER!  This is definitely a full weekend project.

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