No matter how I tried to camouflage it with garage sale art there was no hiding the shabby materials and crooked cabinets, and I really couldn’t ignore that it was falling down. There was a point when I considered shoving a two by four under the main cabinet because it was sagging and the nails (not screws) were pulling away from the wall from which it was precariously suspended. Oh, and take note, the cabinets to the left were hung […]
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Sorry angels, I have residential architecture on the brain – perhaps because I’m renovating my kitchen. The devil’s truly in the details. Quelle horreur! Don’t even get me started on counter depth refrigerators. I’ll put this in parlance any bride would understand; counter depth or built in refrigerators are the price point wedding cake of kitchen remodels.
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