Ikea Domsjo Farmhouse Sink 1 Year Review

Ikea Domsjo Farmhouse Sink 1 Year Review

Thoughts on my IKEA Domsjo farmhouse apron sink one year later.

It has been over a year since we installed the Ikea Domsjo farmhouse sink. I can't even believe it. I thought I would come on here and give you guys my opinion of the sink after using it for over a year. 

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Installing an Ikea farmhouse sink

Installing an Ikea farmhouse sink

Everything but the kitchen sink.... or so it seemed. I am elbows deep in my kitchen renovation and all I've ever wanted is a farmhouse sink but I was truly finding it to be problematic. See most farmhouse sinks require a custom cabinet that was made for the an apron front sink. No matter the research I was doing or trying to figure out my cabinet situation I was just having no luck. Not to mention farmhouse sinks can run you upwards of $1,200. So to keep this kitchen on budget and to keep my plans of painting the oak cabinets I turned to trusty old Ikea. 

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How to Install Ikea Butcher Block Countertops

How to Install Ikea Butcher Block Countertops

Today let's talk how to install Ikea butcher block countertops. We are back at it here with the kitchen renovation and finally my ugly black formica countertops are sitting in a dump somewhere and no longer haunting me! So before we get started let's make sure you read up on how I finished these countertops with spar varnish to protect it from water, warping and stains. 

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How to Finish Ikea Butcher Block Countertops

How to Finish Ikea Butcher Block Countertops

The kitchen renovation is in full swing here and today I am going to walk you guys through how to finish Ikea butcher block counter tops. Now what do I mean finish don't you just go to Ikea then install those counters? Well you could but chances are this time next year your counter tops would be full of stains and could have some water damage. To avoid this the best thing to do is to seal the counters with a spar varnish. In this case I used Helmsman to seal my Hammarp counters. 

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DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

This month I am teaming up with Hickory Hardware and 8 other bloggers to transform an Ikea Rast dresser into anything we want! I have always wanted to make an Ikea Hack and here's my chance! Now the only question is what do I make?! Wrapping my head around this wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be. I recently moved and have not found a place yet for my wine glasses and wine bottles. I immediately knew this is what I had to do. The next question was how? 

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Succulents Galore!

Succulents Galore!

Saturday I found myself at Ikea.... I know what your thinking Ikea on a Saturday has this girl lost her mind? But I had a friend in town that wanted to go and I can't resist a reason to go to Ikea even if it is a Saturday.  Now I wasn't looking for anything in particular but I have been wanting to liven up the house with plants. Even though it was snowing outside I can't help but be excited that it is Spring. 

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