April 2011

Removing the Kitchen Door

by Josh on April 28, 2011 · 8 comments

in Kitchen,Projects

Ever since the previous owners built the tower addition off the back, our house has had an odd pair of dueling back doors.  The old back door exits the kitchen and the newer back door exits the mudroom in the tower, but from the outside the two doors are just ten feet apart on our […]

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Man Made Curtains

by Josh on April 20, 2011 · 8 comments

in Kitchen,Projects

How does a man make curtains?  Apparently with little flowers on the fabric. For my first real sewing project since a duffel bag in 8th grade Home Ec, I wanted to make some cafe curtains to go with the new paint color in the kitchen.  Despite the substantial gap in my stitchery resume, I was […]

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When Ms. Bungalow and I bought this house six years ago, one of the first things I wanted to change was the kitchen pendant lights. But then I took on other projects and added new priorities and the kitchen lights just kept hanging around. Here’s what one of those pendants looked like: It is hard […]

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Painting the Kitchen

by Josh on April 11, 2011 · 9 comments

in Kitchen,Projects

In my previous post I showed the kitchen before the start of a mini-makeover.  The first step in that low-cost kitchen update got underway when I put up a new paint color. As I mentioned last time, the paint for this project is being provided by True Value Hardware from their new paint line: EasyCare Platinum […]

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