Kitchen Cupboard Makeover Part I
Edit: Please note that the date of this post was in 2010. We sold this home in 2013, and have since moved to a new home. Look all you want, and the kind comments are always appreciated, just know that the details are getting fuzzy in my head! Thank You! Last Week I Re-Did the Cupboards that are around My Peninsula, Here is How I Did It: Before: I Quickly Washed Them Down With Dish Soap and Water, Then I Sanded Them, Using a Sander and Course SandPaper. I was Really Worried about the Wood…
Kitchen Cabinets Tutorial
Many of you have asked about the color and products used for my kitchen cabinets that I just revealed last week. Thank you so much for the sweet comments about this project. I am so glad of the outcome. These are the products I used. Chateau Grey Annie Sloan chalk paint, Annie Sloan Lacquer, and Valspar Translucent Color Glaze in Mocha. Here is how the island looked before. I loved the black for years, but they were getting quite worn so it was time to update them. I found this old photo…
Operation New Bathroom: The Reveal
Our new guest bathroom is finally complete! Its been a labor of love and we did every single thing in this room ourselves except for the electrical rldrk, so we are especially proud. Before we show…
DIY Home Renovations
Hey there! My name is Amanda, it’s a pleasure to meet you. I’m the author of Our Humble Abode where I chronicle the projects my husband Ben and I tackle in our 1970′s fixer upper. We always have something home related in the works. Most recently, we completely gutted and remodeled our master bathroom. You may have [...]
DIY Glass Top Makeup Vanity
The Need Up until recently I have been using an antique desk in my makeup vanity closet. It worked for a while, but the antique desk wasn't cutting it anymore. The drawers would stick & were hard to open, there was not enough storage, & it just wasn't practical. Having looked for a while for the 'perfect vanity' The hubs and I decided to build one ourselves. We want it to be easy, cheap, sturdy, & with lots of storage. Not too much to ask right? I came up with some plans for a DIY glass top…
Sky Blue Lighthouse Deco Mesh Door Wreath
Crisp white roses and white poppies, filled with tiny bright white flowers fill it out, while all of the beautiful premium ribbons complete the look. Navy blue quatrefoil and animal print (cheetah?. ribbons give the wreath a unique and fashionable vibe, that I personally just adore and I think you will too! ).
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