Month: May 2016

Kitchen/Laundry Renovation: The Nitty Gritty

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343 West / Interior

Obviously the part of this renovation I am most excited about is the way it’s going to look when everything is finished, but the vast majority of the work on this redo is not just a facelift. It’s slithering around in the attic and crawl space doing electrical, and plumbing. Adding in gas lines and drains. Moving walls around, and coordinating the cabinet makers, countertop people, and tile people (that’s us!) and just generally making sure our house doesn’t […]

Inspiration and Planning for the Kitchen/Laundry Reno

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343 West / before / Interior

Over the last two years I’ve come up with about 30 different ideas for what I wanted the kitchen to look like. I love planning all the little details but I kept changing my mind about what I wanted, because how can you just choose what your kitchen should look like?! It drove Aaron nuts. It wasn’t like we had no direction at all, over the years I’ve been collecting things I loved that I really […]

Introducing The Kitchen/Laundry Room Renovation

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343 West / before / Interior

Currently our kitchen is a strange hodge-podge of peel and stick vinyl tiles stuck on top of bubbling linoleum, awkward and hard to reach cabinets, and a really weird floor plan that doesn’t really make any sense. It’s ugly, it’s inefficient, and from the moment we moved in I’ve been dreaming about the day we would get to rip out all the ugli and make something fabulous. Ladies and gentlemen, that day has finally arrived and […]

Canyonlands

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Adventure / In Utah / Photography

Saturday we decided we wanted to just get away from everything for a bit, so we packed up the PT and drove down to Canyonlands. It was a quick trip —from about 5pm Saturday to 12pm Sunday and we didn’t actually even camp —just folded the seats down and slept in the car. Our neighbors thought we were crazy when they saw us come back so soon but there is something so majestic about watching […]