Monday, March 29, 2010

Mama be cookin' now!

    The old man finally gave the green light to our long-awaited kitchen remodel and the planning began in earnest this weekend. (That's what happens when your favorite team goes down in the first round of the Big Dance. See? Every cloud does has a silver lining)  A few major decisions have already been made: tearing down one wall, bumping out another, center island instead of a peninsula.  That leaves approximately 17,865 more decisions to make in the next month or so. (Tylenol, please.)
   As die-hard DIYers, we (meaning he) will do much of the work ourselves (himself) with material we already have, like a bunch of hard maple flooring from K.U.'s Robinson Gym that will become our butcher block counter tops.
    Pictured above is Inspiration Kitchen #1, an all-white affair that, excepting a few details like the corner sink, is pretty close to the goal.
   Do I expect this to go smoothly?  Not at all.  But if you have any advice to make the process a little easier, please let me have it!
   War stories to follow, I'm sure.

2 comments:

Carol Starr Schneider said...

If you need help with the kitchen sink, we could fly in Howie to help.

BoomerGirl said...

I loved that story! Tell Howie he can install the sink in our new center island....whoo hoo!!