Open shelving

Source – Houzz Staged design photos are one thing, but living in a kitchen with open shelving is another. We’ve had open shelves for over a year and while we couldn’t totally do away with cabinets (where else do you hide the condiments) we are introducing more open shelving into our kitchen design. Advertisements

Confessions of a shopaholic

I have to admit that I have been sucked in by the Dailymail side bar once or twice. I am trying to break free of the habit but I couldn’t help noticing all the shopaholic stories. You know the ones where women are standing in rooms full of clothes showing off their shopping bags: Well…

IKEA? IKAN!

Stuart and I have had our fair share of fun times at Ikea over the years. Our marriage is pretty solid but the two things that have caused heated debates have been: (1)┬ádriving directions & (2) Ikea visits. Thankfully a GPS solved 50% of those problems and we’ve had enough time and experience at Ikea…