Kitchens Articles


Pantry organization!

My brother gave me a $75 gift certificate to the Container Store for xmas. Here’s what I bought! This totaled a bit more than $75 but I feel was really worth it. There are three sizes of container here, the two large 8x8x4 ones on the bottom, four 8x4x4 long ones stacked on top, and […]

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Formica kitchen cupboards painted over.

I’ve hated my formica kitchen cupboards for a few years now and i’ve finally changed them this past year,here how I did it: Before pic: Step 1. Get this special kind of Primer called “UMA” for hard to paint over surfaces. Step 2. Wash your cabients, especially if they are greasy. Unhook all hard to […]

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Painting over pressboard: Yeay or nay?

We have cupboards made of what I think is pressboard. They are very plain, look like wood, but actually aren’t. I am interested in painting the cupboards as well as the wood boarder around the counters. Does anyone have experience with this? Is there a good way and/or a bad way (to avoid)?   I […]

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Don’t Toss Those Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

The first place most people start renovating in their homes is the kitchen. More often than not the old kitchen cabinets are tossed aside for more modern ones. In our own home we utilized a small section of vintage metal 50s cabinets as furniture in our modern baby room. Baby’s need style too!   We took […]

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