Breakfast Nook Bench Top Tutorial

A step-by-step guide to building a banquette from a cabinet base and butcher block- a project that fulfilled a major wishlist item for me! For the longest time I dreamed of having a breakfast nook with some sort of built-in benches. As a kid, my mom would always point out nooks with built-ins, bay windows,Continue reading “Breakfast Nook Bench Top Tutorial”

Easy Espalier Trellis

While remodeling the interior of our house, the exterior was severely neglected. The backyard was in especially bad shape as it had been the dumping spot during demolition. Warm weather, completing inside projects, and my son’s longer naps encouraged me to get cracking on the backyard! Our first summer in the house was all aboutContinue reading “Easy Espalier Trellis”

Dining Room Process

Our current house is the first house we’ve lived in that has a proper dining room. We’ve lived in apartments and houses with dining areas, but never a proper dining room. When we bought our current house we thought about creating an open concept floor plan between the dining room and kitchen, but ultimately decidedContinue reading “Dining Room Process”