House by the Bay Design


Farmhouse Kitchenette Makeover

Farmhouse Kitchenette by the Bay Design | Basement apartment kitchen design

Today I have another exciting transformation for you – our basement farmhouse kitchenette! This space is part of my mum’s private area in the lower level of our house. It’s not a full kitchen, but it has everything she needs to make breakfast in the morning or a snack while she’s working in her office down […] Read more…

DIY Floating Shelves tutorial

DIY Floating Shelves

If you checked out our kitchen renovation you might remember that I totally convinced Chris to replace one of our cabinets with floating shelves. I did not think he would go for it, because…you know…cabinet space…but he did!  Winner!    We decided to do the shelves before we did our tiling so we made sure […] Read more…

DIY Distressed Wood Shelves


Our kitchen is ALMOST completely done, I’m just waiting for the last of the painted cabinet doors to cure so I can put them back up (hopefully this weekend). While I was posting about our One Room Challenge kitchen I got a lot of compliments about the distressed wood shelves I built. I thought I’d share […] Read more…

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