Money-Saving Lessons I've Learned from Renovating Homes
Bang for your buck. To keep remodels inexpensive, I like to focus our dollars on the finishes with the biggest impact. I offset these larger expenses, by using budget hardware, existing floors, butcher block countertops, and stock cabinets. I don't always stick to this equation, but it's a good rule of thumb for budget-friendly renovations. "Over the years I've learned to splurge on sconce lighting, appliances, higher-quality paint, and tiles."
In designs of years past, tiles were mostly relegated to bathrooms and kitchens. Fortunately for the small but mighty tile, that’s all changed. Not only are tiles front and center in today’s chicest homes, but they’re also making a big impact on the décor. Tiles are an easy and fairly inexpensive way to bring color …
I have finally nailed the perfect chicken satay recipe! How long have I been going on about chicken satay? 2, 3 years? Well, possibly about 22 but I haven’t had the blog for that long SO YOU CAN’T PROVE IT! Anyway, after a process of trial and deliciously sticky (pun intended) error, I finally think... Read more