The countertops are finally done! When we were looking at options this summer, we discovered a new material called Dekton that we liked. Unfortunately, it's really expensive and really heavy. So we decided to make our own countertops out of concrete, using this as our inspiration: We poured the first countertop in October, and this month … Continue reading Kitchen Countertops
Progress on the house continues. Mostly small projects this month. We finished painting the living room and installed some window treatments and light fixtures. We also cleared off the deck, which we had been using as a work space, and replaced the toilet and shower head in the guest bathroom. (Eventually, we'll remodel the whole … Continue reading November Recap
We've made a lot of progress in one month. We ripped out the carpet and linoleum, took out the stonework, repaired the subfloor, laid hardwood, widened the entryway (removed the pocket door), cut out cabinets and built new ones, painted them inside and out, refinished the hardware, put in new lights, fixed electrical issues, installed appliances, … Continue reading Kitchen and Living Room
Last weekend we worked on replacing the garage door. Here's a before shot: Here's "after" (still some finishing up to do): And here's during:
We have a new house! And a lot of work to do.