White Mountain Cottage: Kitchen Inspiration and Plans

kitchen demo and renovation plans

We’re in a fun rut at the cottage. The excitement of demo is over and we can’t start putting things back together because we still need to refinish the floors. We originally planned to hire professionals but my confident and capable DIY husband has decided we should try to do it ourselves. So after taking a weekend off we’re headed back to the cottage Friday to sand, treat and poly the floors. In an effort to stay productive, or distract[Read more]

Fixer Upper Inspired Wood Light

I don’t know about you but it seems that when I’m working on putting a room together most of the time I can’t find exactly what I want or need to finish the space. Take our light above the new kitchen island for example. We really wanted to make the existing electrical work and avoid spending money on an electrician. So we had to find a light that had a plate across the top like the old light. I looked in stores,[Read more]

Farmhouse Style Pantry Makeover

I mentioned in my last post that we’ve been working on finishing some of the smaller projects and details of our kitchen renovation. This week it was PROJECT PANTRY. It’s been functional for a while but there were a few final details to be wrapped up. I still need a few things like labels for the dry goods and some hooks to hang a dust pan on but I just couldn’t wait any longer to share it with you. This[Read more]

Simple Countertop Coffee Station

Welcome back! I know its been a while since I’ve updated y’all on the progress around the house. We spent most of the spring renovating the kitchen and friends let me just tell you that a kitchen renovation is NO JOKE! Especially when you do most of the work yourselves with two littles running around. So while I haven’t been on here much lately rest assured that I’ve been busy at work and am excited to start sharing some of[Read more]