House Tour-Kitchen

kitchen with pudge

I’m back! It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks moving in and checking lots of items off our giant to-do list. I’m on fall break the next two weeks so no work=lots of time with Mike and Molly and working during naps so hopefully I will be able to give lots of blog updates as […]

Installing our Ikea Kitchen Cabinets

lower cabinets installed

It was another busy weekend at the Hyde household. Saturday morning Mike and I started installing the kitchen cabinets. We had assembled the boxes at home over the last couple months {just one a night or so-they only took about 10 minutes per cabinet} and were ready to bring them over and put in place. […]

DIY Log IPad Holder

DIY Log Ipad Stand

Hi friends! I hope you all had a great weekend. Saturday was gorgeous so we got outside and walked around our property a little bit. Part of the reason for going out there was a project idea I had. A few weeks ago I was perusing some of my favorite shelter mags and came across this […]

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Saying Good-Bye to Our House-Day 3


By far, one of my very favorite projects in our current house is our concrete countertops.  It’s too bad we can’t take them with us! They seem to be a blog fan favorite as well, still brining over tons of traffic and questions on a daily basis. They have held up great over the last […]

Updating Your Kitchen on a Budget


  Spring and warm weather has everyone thinking about projects.  Inside, outside, anywhere, it seems the sunshine has everyone wanting to get to work around the house.  About two years ago we did a major overhaul on our kitchen.  Most of you probably remember that project, but if not you can read all about it […]

DIY Kitchen Pendant Lights {How to Change a Recessed Light to Three Pendants}

how to make a pendant light from a recessed light

Hi everyone! I am sooooo excited to share today’s post with you.  I started dreaming up this project a few months ago and we finally completed it over the weekend.  There was a lot of thought and research that went into figuring this thing out and we absolutely love how it turned out.  Our kitchen […]

DIY Kitchen Bar

kitchen bar done

I’m back with our bar makeover!  I didn’t take a lot of pictures of the process because I knew I wasn’t going to write individual tutorials for this project because I’ve already shared them all along the way of our kitchen makeover.  Let’s take a stroll down memory lane to see how far this space […]

Never Pass Up a Door in a Dumpster {How to spray paint a glass paned door}

pantry door up close

Good morning!  I’m finishing up the last of the tutorials this morning on our pantry makeover and there isn’t a whole lot of “tutorial” to give for this one, but I will share how we made over the glass paned door.  Mike found 2 of these sitting next to the dumpster at his work.  I […]

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