between the studs shelf / demo / floors / Garden Window / kitchen / renovations

Up and At ‘Em.

I am getting up and ready to work on this frigging kitchen.  I had a dream last night about a great idea and I have to do a little demo to implement it.  I know, I know,  50 steps forward then I take 2 backward…that’s my life story, so don’t judge me…You should know me … Continue reading

country dreams / demo / Electrical / Garden Window / kitchen / laundry room / NC / renovations / thoughts

I been called a train wreck…

My boss nick-named me “train wreck” and sometimes I do feel like a train wreck or I been in a train wreck. This renovation is a train wreck, my hair is a train wreck, my scarred up legs look like they been in a train wreck, and my bank account is a train wreck. LOL yeah, I accept that name for now.

I got up early this morning and the goal of the day was Continue reading

Damsel in Distress Call Answered!
country dreams / demo / kitchen / renovations

Damsel in Distress Call Answered!

I am a pretty independent and handy chick but at the end of the day I am still a woman and I have my limitations. I am comfortable with that. occasionally I have to send out the distress signal and get rescued. Yesterday was such a day. Something so simple as not being able to shut off the shut off valve for the faucets was holding me up. Continue reading

between the studs shelf / book / budget / country dreams / demo / durham / intro / kitchen / NC / renovations

The grand plan for my kitchen…

Okay so I have this kitchen in my 1940ish house.  It has to be the smallest kitchen you will ever see in your lifetime in a house. As you see the dimensions are 8.5×10 and all of the walls are broken up by SOMETHING a wall or door.  sighhhhhhh. Problems: No ventilation for cooking and … Continue reading