renovating our kitchen on a budget

Renovating Our Kitchen On A Budget

*Collaborative Post

When we made the decision to renovate our kitchen we always knew we wanted to do it on a budget and to do most of it ourselves. Yes, it can be really easy to walk into a showroom, pick an entirely new kitchen design and get a team in to do this but the costs can be pretty steep and when you already have items that can be reused, it seems such a waste to rip it all out to start again, and so, our long yet rewarding project began back in October and even though we still have a few ideas left to implement, most of the change is now done and it’s come such a long way from the dark and dingy kitchen we once had. Continue reading “Renovating Our Kitchen On A Budget”

baby eating in a high chair

Making the Kitchen Child-Friendly

More accidents happen in kitchens than any other room in the home, and many of them involve small children. Take a look around your kitchen and find ways of making this less likely to happen in your home. This does not mean you have to compromise on style or the use of your kitchen, it just means some careful planning and common sense is needed. Continue reading “Making the Kitchen Child-Friendly”

a bright and airy kitchen

How I am Planning on Brightening up my Kitchen

We’ve been living in our current home for almost 7 years now and I have decided it is time for some changes. When we moved in, it was a blank canvas. It had previously been a showhome and the owner before us only lived here for 2 years before choosing to move on. She hadn’t touched the standard magnolia walls or cream carpets so even though it was completely liveable it lacked personality.

Now, I’m a doer. I will look at something, make a decision and jump in and just get on with it. Hubby is the opposite. Continue reading “How I am Planning on Brightening up my Kitchen”