I thought it would be cool to go in and create before and afters as each room is completed and keep it all in one location. I really like going back and looking at all of the projects so I can enjoy the progress. When you look at something for awhile, you tend to forget what it looked like to start. Since the kitchen was the first big project I thought I'd start with it.
Here is what the kitchen looked like when we bought it:
And after two years of off-and-on work:
There is still one really big project I want to do in the kitchen before I will call it officially finished. I really, really want to turn the cabinet above the stove into a decorative hood. I think I'll try to build one someday. Hopefully. :-)