Well it’s 99% finished. One cabinet door cracked and is being set with wood glue and a clamp, but the rest is done. The center work island: Upper cabinets, swoopy thing and kitchen window: We are planning on painting the wall above–the little strip over the cabinets– a soft gray to give it some wow … More Ta-da! The unveiling.
At end of day yesterday we had drawers! A sigh of relief. Yes, this is really going to happen. It takes time to measure correctly, drill the holes, and attach the handles. They are all lined up perfectly. That takes time too. Although the counters look like marble, they are actually some kind of formica. … More More kitchen progress
The pink is gone! The doors still need to be installed, but the hinges arrived yesterday, so there is hope. These are the cabinet pulls, a very popular style and therefore available to buy in bulk at a discounted price. In case you forgot, or need a good laugh, this is what the kitchen used … More Progress, not perfection: The Kitchen Chronicles
Our contractor sanded the kitchen cabinets, and I was supposed to put a coat of primer on them, and then two coats of paint. After working all Saturday afternoon, in which I also skipped my Writer’s meeting, I finally put the paintbrush down, and put the last cabinet door on the plastic to dry. … More Who’s a doofus? (Raises hand). Me.
Instead of thinking of my life as one state of chaos to the next, I’ve decided that “transition” is a better word. As you know the de-pinking transition is in full swing. While we are still unsure if we will paint all the cabinets white, or the tops white and bottoms gray, Mr. Porter did … More My Transitions coming in 2017