Author Archives: David

Our new kitchen after the IKEA installment

Extreme Makeover: Kitchen Edition

One of my favorite rooms has always been kitchens. As most other people, I love food. My love is not restricted to the consumption of food, but also the creation of it. Finding new recipes, experimenting with ingredients, pulling fresh cookies out of the oven. The challenge of putting together a dish from scratch and the […]

Shelves and shelves

It’s all coming together

It has been 2 months exactly since we got the keys to our new home. We’re reaching a point where we’re done with almost all of the hard work (cleaning, removing wallpaper, painting), and moving onto the actual fun part: decorating. I think the main reason why we took on the challenge of renovating an entire apartment […]

Painting Concrete: an educational experience (three things we learned)

After over a week of pulling wallpaper off the walls, sanding them down, and puttying them up, we finally got to the fun part: painting.  We decided to go with a classic and timeless flat white (daring, we know) and spent most of the weekend with wide rollers and narrow brushes.   Here are three […]