Painting

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

May 7, 2014
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Last summer, I tackled the project of painting my worn, outdated kitchen cabinets. I’m super happy with the results, but oof.  It was a big project, and I’m glad I won’t have to do this again soon! I don’t have a huge kitchen, but it still was a really time consuming project, and having my […]

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Psst! I stained some things. (Whaaa??)

September 10, 2013

Yup. I refinished something and the project didn’t involve paint. This is lookin’ a lot different now. And so is this. Click right here to see what they look like now. (Worry not-the link is nothing scary. It will simply take you to the post here on my site where you can see the mirror […]

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Lisey’s Room: Before and After

September 9, 2013

As I’m sure all of you know by now, one of my summer projects this year was painting the bedroom that was Zoe’s so that Lisey could move in. (Zoe had that bedroom for a long time because until last year, it housed a crib-turned-toddler-bed that no one but her could fit into! When we […]

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The AFTER cabinet photos!

August 14, 2013

I started to wonder if I’d ever be able to say this, but I am: The cabinet project is done. (ok, except for some cabinet touching-up…but that’s so minor and not life-disturbing, I feel it hardly counts) I’m super-duper happy to have my kitchen back together and super happy to have the painting supplies and […]

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So, this happened yesterday.

August 7, 2013

I have cabinet doors again. (Whaaaa???) And they’re white! Photobombers. My dad came over yesterday and helped me reinstall all of my doors. (By which I mean that he drilled the holes and installed the doors and I reinstalled the hardware. Ahem.) I might have been able to do that by myself, but it would […]

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Caulk and Painting

August 5, 2013

When you take a piece of previously-stained furniture or cabinetry and paint it, caulk is super useful. For instance, this little railing above my kitchen cabinets had a groove in it that was nigh onto impossible to paint. So, I caulked it, and then painted over the caulk (you can see the un-caulked area on […]

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