Tag Archives: Update on the kitchen renovation

Into the darkness, waiting for the light…

Somehow, it seems a bit anti-climactic after all this time. Maybe that is a good thing I will have to be sans electricity for a few days. I will just think of it as camping without hook-ups. We are now … Continue reading

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The not ready for prime time players: Dress rehearsal

This backsplash is not an app. This backsplash is really Angora Subway in polished marble, completed by the best kitchen crew in Mississippi: Ron Eubanks and his crew. Ron and Casey tiled last Wednesday, grouted Thursday, and finalized touch-up Friday. … Continue reading

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Let’s play “You be the judge”: An interior decorator multiple choice quiz.

When we began the kitchen renovation planning, first we chose the cabinets and flooring. Next was the counter top, and finally, the tile for the backsplash. In the store, the small sample of the Night Sky looked perfect with all … Continue reading

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How long did the remodel take in dog years?

As days go, yesterday was a trying one. You know that thing I said about ‘jinxing’ the kitchen renovation? The thing I said about it being the final day yesterday? It almost was, but there is another saying that “almost … Continue reading

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And now, the winner for the semi-finals is….

At last, after a weekend with a range and refrigerator–one in the kitchen this time!–the sink is finally in and water back on! Today the covers for the toe-kicks go on, the door to the Super Susan goes on, and … Continue reading

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Lighten up? Did I say to lighten up?

It is going to take a little getting used to with all this white in here! The old kitchen had a beige grasscloth wallpaper. This is as close to smoky white as I could get…and it is a little whiter … Continue reading

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Day 4: Things happen, and then it is what it is not, which it now is

Yesterday was a busy day. Frankly, by the end of it, I was too tired to process pictures. We turned off the TV at 9:30 and I was asleep by 10. Mid-afternoon, Rand summoned me to the kitchen for a … Continue reading

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Delivery Day at Last!

Delivery of the cabinets was scheduled for today, between 9:30-1:30, and they were scheduled to call when they were 30 minutes out. Although R had reminded everyone every time he talked to them to back up the driveway as there … Continue reading

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