When my husband Luke and I were looking to purchase our first home last spring, we had one item at the top of our wish list: a vintage character filled home. And that’s exactly what we got—with a kitchen so bad it was worthy of total gut remodel.
We had eight weeks to complete the project before Luke headed back to teaching in the fall. With a lot of elbow grease, some DIY skills, and my design knowledge, we achieved a total transformation.
If you’re thinking about tackling your own kitchen or buying a house in need of a major update, here’s what you’ll want to consider first.