Love the Matte Look of Flat Paint? It’s a no-no (in my opinion)!

I recently toured a home where every piece of woodwork was painted flat white.  It really looked stunning, so rich and luxurious.  But then reality hit- every time you run the vacuum against the wall trim- it’s going to mark up and scuff.  Running my hand up the handrail on the stairs- felt…..ewwww.  It felt chalky.  (You really aren’t supposed to paint a handrail).  The … Continue reading Love the Matte Look of Flat Paint? It’s a no-no (in my opinion)!

Planning a Kitchen Remodel? Stay away from these things…

The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it’s important to focus on quality and lasting appeal when you’re choosing materials for a kitchen remodel. Here are a few things you should avoid: Cheap Laminate Countertops: The bottom rung of laminate is extremely susceptible to wear and tear. … Continue reading Planning a Kitchen Remodel? Stay away from these things…

Home, Home on the Range (4100 kitchen drama)

Originally posted on Elisa's Ramblings:
Nooooooooo……..!!! We started the kitchen cabinet cleaning over the weekend and discovered several problems: PROBLEM #1: DRAWER GUIDES Several drawers are missing guides, or the guide ROLLERS are missing… Ugh.  Look at how OLD these things are! This “bottom-mount” style is no longer available and there’s no sides to mount today’s “side-mount” style… It’s going to be hairy to… Continue reading Home, Home on the Range (4100 kitchen drama)