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Before I started blogging and sharing our crazy home DIY’s with the internet world… we took our kitchen from 1970 scary to, well… better. I thought I’d share a bit of our kitchen journey with you all.
A little back story:
The hubs and I were expecting our first baby and as any normal couple who are preparing to take on that huge responsibility of parenthood and make major life changes would do… we decided it would be an ideal time to completely gut and renovate our kitchen.
This was our kitchen for many years (5+ years). This picture was taken shortly after we moved in. Sometimes I wonder why we bought this house when I look back at the early pictures. Lots of dark original to the house cabinetry, fake butcher block counter tops, odd textured stripe wall paper, and a single large florescent light overhead. Oy.
No surprise to anyone who has been reading this mini series, but we saved a substantial amount of money by installing the backsplash ourself. I’m sure for someone who is a tile master, this is not a huge task. But it was our first tile job and there were areas with numerous tile cuts and those glass tile were TINY. I think we spent a total of 40 hours spread out over evenings and weekends of a week or two.