Chelsea's Blog:

Follow the experiences of first time homeowner Chelsea Lipford as she takes you along on her personal journey of buying and remodeling a home.

Favorite Kitchen Products at KBIS 2014

There were some great new kitchen gadgets on display at the annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, including innovative sliding pullouts for pots and pans and smartphone accessible stoves. Read on to find out more.

Bathroom Va-Va-Vanities

Check out the wide range of sleek, new designs in bathroom vanities and kitchen cabinets that were on display at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas! Read on to find out more.

What I Saw: Design & Construction Week 2014

Whew! Last week was a blur of great new products, attention-getting displays and slot machines. I was in Las Vegas for the annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Read on to find out more.

Newspaper Method for Preparing Soil for Planting Beds in Spring

Step-by-step of preparing beds for planting using the newspaper method in your yard or lawn.

A Very Entertaining Project

Check out the year-long evolution of my entertainment center complete with painting bead board and a TV mount! Read on to see which step I took first.

Guess Who’s Back with a Brand New Hearth

The red brick around my fireplace and maroon hearth tiles didn’t do much for the d├ęcor of my living room, but I found a way to improve it by painting the brick and tile white. Read on to find out how I went about it.

Getting Better All the Time

Once I was completely moved into my house, I kind of took it easy, but one very proud moment was when I hung my first chandelier. Read on to find out how I went about it.

…and The First Power Bill

Read my latest blog for a first time homeowner’s tips for energy efficiency…PS you really can save money!

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