Reversed Stenciled Credenza
Furniture makeovers / kitchen / Projects / Silhouette Cameo / Thrift store finds

Reversed Stenciled Credenza

Thank God I’m cheap!!  A new thrift store (TROSA) opened last month where the Walmart used to be and I was so excited about a gigantic thrift store being here but the first time I went in there I did not understand their pricing structure so I was a bit appalled at the prices.   During my first visit … Continue reading

between the studs shelf / budget / kitchen / Logs / renovations

An Update on my Moroccan Inspired kitchen…

This was going to be a Moroccan kitchen but it is the beginning of my eclectic  Moroccan, Indian and country kitchen…in various stages of progress… I still have to put the Moroccan lanterns up and the flip up table…and some curtains in the bay window…and something to cover the doorway between the living room and … Continue reading

I Luv LUV Luv EC Lock Grip Strip Flooring!!
floors / kitchen / Products

I Luv LUV Luv EC Lock Grip Strip Flooring!!

In my kitchen I used EC LOCK floors it is a grip strip vinyl plank and everyone who has seen it thinks the floor is wood. It looks good and for the kitchen (110 sq ft) it only cost $70 but thats because I got my two boxes from a surplus warehouse. I got the Chestnut finish. In Homedepot they sell the Allure brand but it costs a little more. I had a sample of the floor I used with me and it looked exactly the same.. Continue reading

Kitchen…just checking in
between the studs shelf / country dreams / floors / Garden Window / kitchen / renovations

Kitchen…just checking in

As I started putting things away in my kitchen I felt as if I was moving in all over again. I have so much stuff and I swear I must have some gypsy in my blood because I am not one to enjoy a lot of empty space. For some reason I feel like I should fill every single available nook and cranny and when I have company they are always looking around distracted when I am trying to talk. The comment I always hear is your place is so interesting. LOL Not sure if that is a nice way of saying hoarderish and/or junky but I hope not as that was not the goal. I did throw a lot of things away so I KNOW I am not as bad as those ppl on Continue reading