I thought this post went up 16 months ago, but apparently nobody bothered to write it. So, it’s time to fix that! Stephanie had been itching for more storage space for staples, and she long ago came up with the idea of building a custom shelf for mason jars. This corner of the kitchen was just wasted space between the patio and basement doors. It was too shallow to use for anything else, so this was the perfect solution. It’s pretty basic, just some boxes and shelves attached to a sheet of plywood, but it looks pretty great. Since we had … Continue reading Attack of the Jar Jars
Back in mid-January I was getting the kids ready for bed when Stephanie started yelling from the kitchen. All I could make out was “water on … Continue reading Dishwasher FAIL
Disclaimer: I’m really scraping the bottom of the barrel by writing this post, but we haven’t had any sexy or exciting projects for quite some time. … Continue reading Bungalow Mundanity
I never get tired of fixing and replacing broken things. At least that’s what I keep telling myself. A few nights ago, I noticed a small … Continue reading The best part of homeownership
We can never resist entering a contest (a few of you may remember our infamous Blair Witch/Home Depot video) so when we read that Houseblogs.net was sponsoring a sweepstakes in partnership with True Value we, of course, had to enter.
We’ve done so many DIY projects here at Bungalow Insanity, it’s hard to choose a favorite, but one which stands out among many is our kitchen remodel. Basically, we designed the entire kitchen around four $10 salvaged windows. Continue reading ““Look What I Did!” Contest Entry – Our Kitchen Windows”
While there are still some trim and backsplash details to finish up, the overall kitchen is done. Since we got everthing cleaned up for our Christmas … Continue reading Kitchen – nearly done!
By the time we we purchased our bungalow in 2004, it had been abused as a rental house for well over a decade. As you might … Continue reading Bungalow Lighting
While not necessarily a lot of help, Chloe sure does add a lot of cuteness to any project. Seen in the background are fir boards that … Continue reading Chloe in the respirator mask
We used the same vertical grain fir that we used on our window trim. I found Mr. Plywood to be a great place to buy … Continue reading Door and base trim started
This is what our trim looked like after staining. We were extremely fortunate that the Minwax Cherry stain on the fir trim and windows was … Continue reading Window trim stained