After we figured out how we wanted the kitchen to look, we started the planning phase. Given that this was our first renovation project, my uncle Jeff (owner of Finegrain Woodworking) agreed to help us out with the cabinet construction and give us guidance along the way. We decided on high gloss white cabinet doors … Read more

Kitchen Mood Board

When we realized that switching out the cupboard doors and painting the existing cabinets in the kitchen wasn’t going to give us the look we wanted, we started doing some research on kitchen designs we really liked. I collected a number of images and created a mood board to help me visualize what we were … Read more


The day we received the keys to our house I REALLY wanted to sleep there the first night. The previous owners didn’t give us any info on their alarm system and being newbies, we forgot to ask about it. Chris’s mom came over to see the house and on her way out she ended up … Read more


April 5th, 2012 | Posted by Becki Peckham in Home Renovation - (0 Comments)

Welcome to the site! I’ll be posting updates about our home renovation, DIY projects and before and after photos. You can check out the About section for a bit more information and follow us on Twitter! Bear with the site design for now. It is just temporary until we can get the actual one up and … Read more