Category Archives: kitchen

Kitchen Update: New Lighting, Paint, and Accessories

Hey guys! Today I wanted to share a bit more progress in our kitchen after our recent lighting project. Like I mentioned in that post, I decided to take the update a step further and paint over the two-tone green and … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to Install Recessed Lighting

Slowly but surely, we’re checking projects off our to-do list here at Heardmont. With most projects around here, we tend think and stew on them for a while and then tackle them full-force over one weekend until they’re done. Our … Continue reading

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Hunting for Vintage Furniture

A couple weekends ago, Stephen and I packed up the babe and headed up to Wheat Ridge, CO to check out a vintage dresser we’d spotted on Craigslist the night before. We didn’t know much about Wheat Ridge beforehand, but … Continue reading

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Painting the Kitchen

So, I never shared these photos with you guys, but when we painted our dining room a few weeks ago, we went ahead and painted our kitchen, too. As a quick reminder, here’s how the kitchen looked before the new … Continue reading

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House Tour Update: Kitchen and Dining Room

Time for an update!  I tidied up our kitchen and dining room the other day and thought it would be fun to share photos of the two rooms with our new floors. It’s amazing how finished these rooms finally feel. … Continue reading

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Wall Color Tweaking

We anticipated one or more of our wall colors clashing with the color of our new floors, and whaddaya know, the dining room and kitchen were our winners. The brown-on-brown look isn’t our favorite, so we’re thinking about keeping it … Continue reading

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New Floors: 90% Done

After talking with the flooring installers Tuesday afternoon, we decided the last room to get wood floors, Stephen’s office, would have to be prepped for installation that night.  The installers were working so quickly that they anticipated being able to … Continue reading

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New Floors: The Prep Work

As you saw in the photos of our desk makeover yesterday, we owe you major updates on how the new floors have been coming along.  After finally having a chance to catch our breath this weekend, we’re ready to share … Continue reading

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New Floors: A Nasty Surprise

Thanks to all who wished us well on our crazy Friday last week!  Things worked out for the most part – I survived my Advanced Calculus exam, Stephen recruited our friend Casey to help him move furniture in preparation for … Continue reading

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How a Shelf Made Me Happy

On Monday we showed you the updates we made to our kitchen cabinets over the past week or so, but the process wasn’t quite over yet.  After painting the area above our cabinetry, we still had to go back and … Continue reading

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