Upgrading pot lights to LED lighting

led lighting upgrade
box showing new LED

While at the local post office the other day, the building was having new LED lighting installed. It piqued my curiosity because the retrofit looked so simple. Continue reading Upgrading pot lights to LED lighting

Mason jar spice rack

Mason Jar Spice Rack
Mason Jar Spice Rack

I like having ingredient out where I can see them, maybe its due to the years working in the bakery where everything was on open shelves, easy to get and see. Whether its for easy access, seeing when we’re getting low on some ingredient or inspiration on the next recipe.. which reminds me, I have a jar of dried apricots looking to become a tasty treat. 🙂

 

 

 

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DIY Kitchen Renovations

DIY kitchen renovation
DIY kitchen renovation

I totally gutted the kitchen and replaced it with the set shown below. This was a fairly straight forward job. The hardwood flooring went in later. The cabients are made from Newfoundland Birch, with a natural finish. The cabinet system was part of a kitchen manufacturer’s store display and I purchased it at a 60% discount price. Luckily all the parts fit with two base cabinets left over.

 

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Window valence

Country kitch door valence
Country kitch door valence

Made from 3/4″ pine I “eyeballed” this project from a picture in a magazine. A fairly straightforward project in design. The gingerbread in the center had to be cut with a jigsaw. The piece was obviously too large for a scroll saw. The front section is one solid piece. The end strips were carefully spread apart to fit in the spindles.

 

 

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