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Victoria Elizabeth Barnes
Worked at Restoring our 1890 Victorian
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We are restoring an old Victorian house, currently DIY-ing the kitchen remodel… We don’t have a window over the sink, so we are repurposing a giant antique mirror. I love the idea of having the kitchen be unfitted and full of interesting pieces to complement our antique piano island.
http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/diy-kitchen-remodel-antique-mirror-over-kitchen-sink/
Using salvaged and repurposed materials for our DIY kitchen remodel… we are restoring an old Victorian house, and I want the kitchen remodel to be unfitted and full of interesting pieces to complement our antique PIANO ISLAND.
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We are DIY-ing the kitchen remodel in our 1890 Victorian house, which has no window over the kitchen sink… here is a collection of design ideas and alternatives to a window over the kitchen sink.
http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/kitchen-designs-with-no-window-over-sink/
Our old Victorian house has no window over the kitchen sink… here is a collection of design ideas for alternatives to a window over the kitchen sink.
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel— options for apron-front, farmhouse sinks... and why I decided AGAINST Rohl’s fireclay sink.
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel— I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials to complement our old-house... http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/antique-bookcase-repurposed-kitchen-cabinets/
#kitchendesign   #kitchen   #repurpose   #diy   #hometalktuesday   #homeimprovement   #homedecor  
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You got some muscles from lugging GFTs about. I can't wait to see the end results of your whole house
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We are going to combine traditional kitchen cabinets with an antique/repurposed kitchen island for our old house's DIY kitchen remodel.
We are going to combine traditional kitchen cabinets with an antique/repurposed kitchen island for our old house's DIY kitchen remodel.
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I can't wait to read your update! I can't access it at work any longer. It says it has sites known for spyware, malware or viruses. Very sad face :(
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I’ve missed you!! Took a break for some sad news and busy summer, but ready to get back to the blog.
Elvis has stomach cancer. It will be terminal. I have been wanting to write this post since her diagnosis, but it took me a while to crawl out of the sadness cave. Figuring out what was wrong with her took a while. Lots of vet visits. Lots of blood work. X-rays. Ultrasounds. Allergy trials. Vet specialty hospitals.(...)
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We just had 2 long care auto immune cat's pass within day's then a beloved goose. All under one week:(. My heart goes out to you, your family and beautiful Elvis♡=^..^=♡
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Building drawers for the DIY repurposed kitchen island. We’re repurposing this AMAZING piece of antique furniture into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
#diy   #design   #kitchen   #kitchendesign   #kitchenremodeling   #interiordesign   #repurposed   #homeimprovement   #homedecor   #hometalktuesday  
We’re repurposing an antique square piano into our KITCHEN ISLAND… see how we built drawers inside… it’s the first step in our DIY kitchen remodel.
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Such a cool project!  Love the way you added drawers to the piece.
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Before and after... we gutted the sink wall and put it back together! #diy   #kitchenremodeling   #kitchendesign  
See our DIY kitchen remodel… we are restoring an old Victorian house, one room at a time.
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I’m decorating our old Victorian house via CRAIGSLIST… this antique pier mirror was too large to fit up our old-house stairwell, so my husband built a RAMP TO THE ROOF and we put it through the bedroom window. http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/victorian-pier-mirror/ #antique   #homedecor   #homeimprovement   #repurpose   #decorating  
Decorating our Victorian house via CRAIGSLIST… this antique pier mirror was too large to fit up our old-house stairwell, so my husband built a RAMP TO THE ROOF and we put it through the bedroom window.
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Brilliant! :) Love it, grab it then deal with reality later:). Lol.. I've done this more than once too. Keep up the good work♡
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Restoring our Victorian house, one room at a time… current project is our DIY kitchen remodel: a total gut job. http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/diy-kitchen-remodel-gutting-the-bathroom/

#DIY   #kitchen   #kitchendesign   #construction   #homeimprovement   #homedesign   #hometalktuesday  
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+Meegan Makes I really cannot WAIT to be done!
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel— I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials to complement our old-house.
Since the beginning of time, I have been shilling an unconventional/repurposed kitchen with all the zeal of a late-night infomercial. And for all of that time, Paul’s feeling has been that if we just nail together architectural salvage for the sake of nailing together architectural salvage, what we will get is nailed together architectural salvage. And(...)
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DIY drawers and storage for the piano island... We’re repurposing this AMAZING piece of antique furniture into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
We’re repurposing this AMAZING piece of antique furniture into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
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  • Restoring our 1890 Victorian
    A blog about our old house.
    http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/
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Restoring our 1890 Victorian
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My husband and I are restoring a crumbling Victorian home, outside of Philadelphia.  We’re renovating it ourselves, room-by-room… It’s an entirely-DIY undertaking that is both wonderful and overwhelming…

I write about the experience of living in a construction-site, DIY house-renovation, frustration, design, indecision, and how hard it can be on a marriage.

Read our story:  How We Got Here

See my favorite project:  Bath Remodel

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