For Spring Break we hit the slopes at Keystone Colorado. This year our condo hunting specs were: Cody-walking distance to the slopes...as close as possible!, Lyndon- wifi, Me-washer and dryer! As we all found out the closer you are to the slopes the smaller the condo for the same budget. We were in a fabulous location-couldn't be closer...right in the village too! Last year we had a HUGE condo, but had to drive about 1/2 mile. It turned out that the washer/dryer combo was broke!!!!! Huge disappointment for me!
Cody's parents also bunked with us, which made it a lot of fun! I definitely FAILED in capturing pictures!!!! Not sure what I was thinking. I'll post phone pics in a separate post.
I have wanted an island in my kitchen for 11+ years. Didn't want to spend much-which eliminated any premade
island. Home Depot had their cabinets on sale a couple of months ago so I took advantage.
I joined 3 cabinets together.
Countertops were another hurdle! Didn't want to spend much at all and Ikea's butcher block doesn't come in the correct dimensions, which would mean purchasing 2 and wasting a lot.... which was too pricey. I opted to make my own from wood planks. There was a lot of work in getting everything to work, but in the end the countertop was about $20! Cody first helped me get old barn wood, but after hours of sanding, flipping, & trimming it just wasn't going to line-up well enough. So Lyndon and I made a trip to Lowe's...grabbed wrong boards and price was too much so had to return it for the correct wood, then straps to hold it down broke, so I made 2 different trips back inside to buy new straps. Luckily we had the BEST Lowes worker EVER who was very determined and patient!!!!
We had a great Spring Break filled with a vacation, family time, and time to do things around the house! Perfect!!!!