Taking on a kitchen remodel is not a small task. More than once on this project I’ve thanked my lucky stars that my husband actually seems to know what he’s doing when it comes to carpentry and just focused on keeping the kids out of his way so he can work. Then the boys and I came home from swimming lessons one day to this:
I seriously started to doubt our sanity for trying to do this on our own (and still keep the kitchen functional throughout the process). However, I pitched in to help and by the end of the day we had all of the cabinets on that wall in place and I started to feel a little less panicked.
We moved the dishwasher to the opposite side of the sink, moved an existing double cabinet from another part of the room to the left of the sink, bought a new sink base (the old one had water damage and basically fell apart when we took off the countertop), and my husband built a custom-sized cabinet to fit the remaining space. There used to be a cabinet along the wall on the right and by removing that, the room completely opened up. It feels like it’s twice the size.
Still a lot to do here, but this felt like major progress.