My Favorite Finds

DIY kitchen remodel — antique mirror over kitchen sink.

Originally I thought we would end up with something similar to one of these options over the kitchen sink.

I spent a lot of time trying to figure out a solution that I LOVED, that was also practical and kitchen-y… because sometimes I forget the natural order of things and I try to be reasonable.

Once I let go of what I “should” do over the kitchen sink, and embraced what I would LOVE, the solution became obvious: MORE GIANT FANCY THINGS FOR EVERYONE.

Wow. This is totally fascinating… keep reading.

It’s been a while since something was too big for the stairwell and had to go up to the roof… *VIDEO*

This post is sponsored by Paul’s patience. All opinions are my own.

After the kitchen-bookcase-misappropriation, I excommunicated Self; denying her Craigslist access and banning her from a position of power.

I said – Self, that was the last straw. You can no longer be trusted… as punishment, we are NEVER buying anything ever again.

Self whispered – I think we should buy something else RIGHT NOW.


Self said – or, we could drive directly to the bank and take out all of the money… have you considered that option? Then we can get this mirror.

** YOU HAVE TO WATCH THE VIDEO** I’m decorating our old Victorian house via CRAIGSLIST… my latest find was too large to fit up our old-house stairwell, so my husband built a RAMP TO THE ROOF and we put it through the bedroom window.

Wow. This is totally fascinating… keep reading.

Whim of iron.

Paul and I had an appointment to go tweak our kitchen design over the weekend.

I was excited!
Or… I thought I was.

About an hour before we were supposed to go, Self slammed on the brakes. Wrenching the wheel to the left, she steered the car directly over the edge of the cliff.

I said – wait, Self!
What is happening?
Why are we driving off the cliff?
Why are we plummeting to a fiery wreck?
Why don’t we just go and order cabinets?

And Self was like– no one knows!! Death before commitment!!!

Planning our DIY kitchen remodel— I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials to complement our old-house.

Wow. This is totally fascinating… keep reading.