1. "We" are the doing the work ourselves.
2. "We" always means hubby, and sometimes includes a couple of our sons and me. My main job is to
Day 1: Saturday, May 9 First set of cabinets are removed. Pictures are here.
Day 2: Saturday, May 16 First set of cabinets are installed. It took two sons' help to get the upper cabinets and pantry secured.
Some people have asked about the cabinets themselves.
Style: Plaza Square
From: Home Depot
Our older son came over for four hours to lend a helping hand. Here you see him patiently holding the cabinet up. (You don't see the wall brace but it's there.) Youngest son decided to get goofy when I told him to put his hand up there to help, too.)
The pantry goes in. So far it's my favorite thing! (I hate the ceiling that was here when we bought the house in '99. We are not going to redo it. I don't know who in the 1980s thought that was a good look.)
Anyway, I just love the maple wood pantry and the man putting it in for me.
Ta-da! The walls cabinets and one base cabinet are in. The lighting isn't so good, and the missing drawer is on backorder, but hallelujah, it's a good start.
Second wall of upper cabinets goes up. This time, when I say "we" did the work, I mean I helped hold the cabinets up with Youngest while my hottie handyman secured them in place.
Third and final wall of cabinets goes up very easily.
she started. Mama asked, "Honey, are you making progress? All I see is a mess. " To which my sister replied. "Yep! Progress always makes a mess."