Kitchen

  • Phase 1  Kitchen Refresh.

    Phase 1 Kitchen Refresh.

    Hi Friends, Let me introduce you to our new kitchen. There are things I appreciate about it, including the storage space. Our last kitchen didn’t have nearly this many cabinets and I always struggled to make room for pots and pans and serving ware, etc. There are also so many things about this space that […]

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  • You Might Be A Crazy Faucet Lady If…

    You Might Be A Crazy Faucet Lady If…

    If you didn’t know, my full-blown, grown-up, pays-all-the-bills job is in plumbing. Most days I enjoy what I do (everyone has “those” days, right?) and I especially enjoy when my day involves product research for clients. I work in new construction and part of my job is researching faucets or fixtures for a builder or […]

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  • It’s Electric!

    It’s Electric!

    Hey guys, For some of you this is going to be the most boring post ever. Weird, considering the exciting title. I really wanted to post about this though, so just go with it. Are you ready for this?? I, Holly Bryn Sunderland, changed out all the outlets in our kitchen! Woah! So now you’re […]

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  • 4 Steps to a Sensational Pantry.

    4 Steps to a Sensational Pantry.

    Hi All, I’m gonna be real here: this weekend I got fed up with my pantry! Ugh! We don’t have a big walk-in one, just a cupboard, and it was stuffed on every darn shelf!  I was having a hard time putting away new groceries but at the same time it felt like we didn’t […]

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  • Marble Coaster DIY

    Marble Coaster DIY

    Hi Friends, I came up with this quick DIY awhile back to keep water rings off the coffee table! They’re cute, take very little time to make and also make a great gift! Materials: cork coasters (I got mine at Target for $2) gorilla glue (or hot glue) marble tile in the shape of your […]

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  • Kitchen Part III: Finishing Touches

    Kitchen Part III: Finishing Touches

    Hi Guys! So we painted the cabinets and the countertops (yay!). I also took some time to paint the window trim black. Once we had taken all the plastic down, the kitchen felt like it was really starting to come together. Since my day job involves looking at catalogs for kitchen and bathroom fixtures all […]

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  • Kitchen Part II: Countertops

    Kitchen Part II: Countertops

    Hi All! Once we painted the cabinets a nice bright white, the existing laminate countertops looked even more dated than before. I knew I wanted to tackle them next in hopes of being able to cook again. I started by taping off the lower cabinets and appliances with plastic dropcloths. I purchased a kit specifically […]

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  • Kitchen Part I: The Cabinets

    Kitchen Part I: The Cabinets

    Hi Friends! The first thing I decided to tackle when we moved in was our kitchen. Mostly because I knew I wanted to paint the cabinets and I didn’t want to unpack all our stuff and then have to take it out to paint it later. Here’s what we were dealing with:   We removed […]

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