Kitchen Update – Week 9

The theme of our kitchen renovation this week is Big Chaos, Big Progress!

Real Life Kitchen Renovation Week 9 | Let's Eat Grandpa

Floor Installation

Originally we had tile in the entry, laminate in the living room and hallway, and (two layers of) linoleum in the kitchen. We had already finished scraping the linoleum, but this last week, we tore up the old laminate in our living room and chipped up the tile in the front entrance.

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WIP Wednesday – April 16, 2014

WiP WednesdayI’m moving into high gear preparing for SNAP! in a week and a half! Holy cow, I can’t believe it’s almost here. There’s a lot to do to prepare for it, but mostly I’m just excited to meet with a whole bunch of people who love the same things I love — being creative and creating a community!

This week I’m working on a few things for SNAP! I’m participating in the Secret Sisters project, which pairs up the attendees and each day of the conference you get a little gift until your secret sister is revealed on the final day! I cannot wait to meet my partner — I’m sort of obsessed with her blog right now and can’t share who she is or what I’m making or she’ll know it’s me! So instead, I’ll share all three of my little gifts after I get home.

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My First Washi Tunic

I’m making clothes! Other than a few aprons and helping my mom sew costumes, this is one of the first projects I’ve tackled that’s not flat like a quilt. You don’t have to fit a rectangle! But I figured I had enough sewing skillz to attempt the Washi by Made by Rae. I opted for the tunic instead of the full dress, mostly because I only had enough fabric for the tunic, but also because I am more likely to wear a tunic than a dress.

Though after making the tunic, I will definitely attempt the dress at some point!

My First Washi Tunic by Let's Eat Grandpa

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Kitchen Renovation – Week 8

It’s only been a week and a half since my last update, but we have made some major progress on our kitchen renovation! The last time I checked in, we were in the process of installing the upper cabinets in the kitchen after a long few weeks working around far too many problems.

Cabinet Installation

Since then, we’ve installed just about all the cabinets, including all of the cabinets in the dining room. Here’s an in-progress shot:

Real LIfe Kitchen Renovation

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