DIY Home · Room Renovations

DIY Window Seats

One of the home improvement projects I’ve been looking forward to the most is adding window seats to the master bedroom. You might remember that we previously tore down, rebuilt and added more closet space, filling each corner of the room and giving us 2 closets each (or as Dan would say, 3 for him,… Continue reading DIY Window Seats

DIY Home · Room Renovations

Building Mudroom Storage

Our basement has come a long way since we first bought this old house. From a run down bathroom and spray painted walls, to a refinished space with plenty of room for storage. When we first renovated the basement bathroom, we also bumped out the wall of our basement landing with the idea that we… Continue reading Building Mudroom Storage

Our story · Outdoor Space

Keeping family traditions alive

The beginning of my childhood and the first memories I have revolved around the family business, Kapanek’s Pizzeria. My grandpa ran one on Bailey Ave in Buffalo, while my parents ran the other on Seneca St in West Seneca. We lived next door for a few years, and my siblings and I spent our summers… Continue reading Keeping family traditions alive

DIY Fun · Outdoor Space

Hitting the target

Getting the garage ready for summer means all sorts of fun projects are in the works. Which leads me to our┬ámost recent project. Installing our dart board. Which was much more extravagant than just drilling holes into the wall and mounting it. Oh no. Dan essentially built a frame for it to be housed in,… Continue reading Hitting the target

Restore

A new face for an old Singer table

The art of sewing runs in my family, but may or may not have stopped at me. I don’t remember a day that my Nana hasn’t been creative. Always building and making something out of nothing. And my mom, well, she sewed her own bridesmaid dresses. Pretty impressive, to say the least. While I have… Continue reading A new face for an old Singer table