Thursday, March 13, 2014

My White Kitchen

The inspiration:
via Houzz
The bare bones kitchen and view into the Sunroom:

 Progress....Oooooo, exciting. Why is this the room most women are so focused on? Is it because it's the hub of the house? I like to think so.

Then came the counter choice. I was infatuated with Marble. Nice white Bianco Carrera marble, but hubby said no way; too porous. We've agreed on most things and played the give and take game when we don't agree. This one was tough, as I knew granite was a better choice. But where to find the whitest granite? I researched like a dog with a bone and, yes, they do exist. Then I found Snow Flakes at Olympia Tile. Love at first sight - also called River Rock because of the linear effect. What you don't see is a dot of raspberry here and there, which will hide a little drop of red wine.

Then we put it all together with sink and lovely faucet and came up with this:

Now to get a professional to photograph this!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014

5 Spring Projects

Don't we need to get this long winter over with already? Here's 5 Spring Projects to do just that:

1: Paint Furniture a cool colour

2:Build a Potting Bench:
Head over to Between Naps on the Porch for a DIY Potting Table, inspired by Pottery Barn.

3: Plant a Terrarium:
4: Knit a bikini:
 Free Pattern via
5: Sew cheerful throw pillow for your Adirondacks"
or buy from Pine Cone Hill