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ORC Kitchen – Week 4 – New Cabinets

Some of you have asked me: “How can you be so INSANE as to participate in the One Room Challenge when you are 7 MONTHS PREGNANT!!!” Well, I will tell you. 6 years ago, George and I bought our home and decided to use IKEA kitchen cabinets for our kitchen. As much as I love […]


ORC Kitchen – Week 3 – Mural and Updates

Week 1 – Week 2 – Week 4 – Week 5 – Week 6 A lot has happened in this Week 3 of the One Room Challenge and, also, nothing has happened at the same time. Let me explain. I had a clear plan of how this dining area was going to look: I wanted the […]

ORC Kitchen – Week 2 – Paint decisions and our to-do list

Hi all, Here are the links to other ORC posts, in case you want to follow along: Week 1 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 I am excited about this kitchen renovation!! After weeks/months thinking about it, the design idea is finally settling in, and I feel I am […]

ORC Kitchen Plans – Week 1 – Color Blocking

Reading about how artists get inspired is one of my favorite things. I love hearing about the process behind the idea and creation. It pisses me off when design magazines skip this subject altogether. How do designers come up with a plan? Why did they decide to use this material versus another? The written content […]