• Life
  • A Week for Rest

    Leather Sofa, Gathre Mat, Living Room

    This week I decided to take a much needed break from house projects. One of the bigger shelves in the kitchen is warped, so we will need to cut it shorter to use on another wall and rebuild the big shelf. For now I have it installed even though it’s super unleveled. Next week I […]

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  • Where Would You Tile?

    Kitchen refrigerator with cabinet

    There is a small cabinet and countertop (21-inches wide) next to our refrigerator in our kitchen. It is a few feet away from our island, on the opposite wall from where our oven is. It has served as a catchall counter while we finish the renovation and work towards building a desk (more on that […]

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  • Weekend Tiling

    After taking months to decide, I finally chose a tile for our kitchen backsplash. By finally chose I really mean that I purchased subway tile from one store, changed my mind the next day and returned the tile, then went to another store and purchased my second choice. I could have waffled some more (confessions […]

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  • Backyard Shed: My New Workspace

    backyard shed workshop

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on running electric to our backyard shed and completed the feat last week. Immediately afterwards, I cleared out my work desk and took these photos to share with you. This is my little oasis, tucked inside the little building my husband and father built (I helped a […]

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  • DIY: Peg Rail + Shelf

    Modern entry way diy peg rail

    The diy peg rail shelf was a must have in our entry way and after deciding to make it myself, it quickly became my favorite project. It faithfully holds all of my purses (when I just can’t choose which one I like the best), the baby carrier to grab as I walk out of the […]