Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 5) Fireplace Surround & New Cabinet Hardware

This Fall season, many participants of the One Room Challenge have had to deal with effects of the recent devastating natural disasters. Participants from Texas, Florida, and California have been affected in many ways leading up to and during the ORC. Because of this, the ORC team at Calling It Home has granted all participants a one week extension. My heart goes out to each and every person affected by these disasters, I hope and pray there is a silver lining somehow as a result of the crisis. Continue reading “Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 5) Fireplace Surround & New Cabinet Hardware”

Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 3) Painting Island Cabinets & Steam Cleaning Natural Stone

Welcome to week 3 of our kitchen renovation, and what a busy week it has been. My husband and I have been busy tackling several projects relating to the reno, and so far we are on schedule. For those of you joining for the first time, you can catch up on our progress for the “One Room Challenge”  by clicking on the links.

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Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 2) The Design Plan

Only 1 week into the “One Room Challenge” and I’m feeling stressed. Did I really commit to doing a kitchen renovation in 6 weeks? Ummm…yea…I did, how did that happen? Five paint samples in, and close to choosing a color for one of the islands. I originally wanted to paint the larger island blue, but after several attempts with some samples, I realized it wasn’t going to happen. It just didn’t look right…not to mention my husband hated it. That’s fine, I wasn’t crazy about it either, it looked a lot better in my head than it did on the island. Continue reading “Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 2) The Design Plan”

Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 1)

Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of the “One Room Challenge”! Currently in its 12th season, the One Room Challenge™ is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October. Each round, twenty design bloggers take the challenge and transform a space. Every Wednesday, the designers document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice over six weekly posts. This spectacular event is hosted by the lovely Linda at “Calling it Home” HERE. Continue reading “Kitchen Renovation “One Room Challenge” (Week 1)”