Our Summer Garden

It is just so cool to be able to grow our own food in our own garden!  This is the first time in my life that I’m actually doing this.  I grew up in NYC,  always lived in an apartment, and by the time my folks bought a home of their own and were able … Continue reading Our Summer Garden

Kitchen Renovation Part 3: Painting and Some Finished Cabinets

Our work on the kitchen continued with a fresh coat of paint for the walls and ceiling.   We chose Sherwin Williams’ Greek Villa for this space.  We’re using this shade for the inside of the cabinets as well,  the only difference being that we’re using Alkyd paint, specially formulated for cabinets. We also finished … Continue reading Kitchen Renovation Part 3: Painting and Some Finished Cabinets

Playing With Color

Back in September I paid a visit to Sherwin Williams.  We have rooms to paint!  Rooms and kitchen cabinets.  This was reason enough to drop by.  I had done some reading,  and it’s the opinion of some folks that independent paint companies make higher quality paint.  SW’s cabinet paint has a higher rating than Valspar’s,  so … Continue reading Playing With Color