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Ikea Kitchen Renovation – The Final Budget Rundown

PicMonkey Collage top half

I'm going to spoil the ending of this post. Our final cost for the kitchen was just below $8,500. This was for a complete kitchen remodel that included everything but the floors. Previous owners had installed laminate which we decided to keep for the time being. We replaced everything else - … [Read more...]

How to Install a Marble Tile Backsplash

hampton carrara marble backsplash

I'm back to share all the details of how we installed the backsplash! In case you missed it, here's how the backsplash is looking these days all finished. And just to compare, here's where we started, way back when. Dark and drab. Then we got new appliances, installed Ikea cabinets, … [Read more...]

We Have Grout!

hampton carrara satin whisper gray grout

I finished up the backsplash last weekend! The last I had shown it was pre-grout. One big item now checked off the kitchen to do list. You might remember this is where we left off. The tiles are the Hampton Carrara Satin 3x6 subway tiles from the Tile Shop and the grout is Whisper … [Read more...]

Kitchen Backsplash Progress

Ikea Lidingo Tile Shop Hampton Carrara Marble Backsplash

Oh, I have been waiting for this day. We are well along in the process of installing the backsplash. Here it is about 3/4 of the way up. We still need to put up the final tiles, seal it, then grout it. So all of these pictures are groutless and that area under the window and in the back … [Read more...]