October 21, 2020
Our new home and studio were originally built in the 1970’s. Christin keeps saying it’s a man’s dream – 5 garages and one tiny kitchen. Lol This summer was spent moving and doing some pretty major renovations to the aesthetic of the house.
A little behind the scenes fact: Christin and I used to build houses a number of years ago. One of the things we enjoy most is doing a project together, it’s partly why we started Little w Studio.
The kitchen in the house needed some work (some might be an understatement) and, in the process, we decided to remove the old upper cabinets to open the space up and instead add floating open shelves.
It’s been a creative outlet to work on the house together and build some different things. Below is my guide on how I made the floating kitchen shelves. We love how they turned out.
The floating shelves are made out of Ash and the key to the whole thing for strength to hold your stuff are the brackets needed for inside Hover Solutions says you can use a 1:2 ratio of bracket to shelf length. So, for a 36-inch shelf, you will need an 18-inch bracket.
Here’s what you need:
September 16, 2021
Back to school is in full swing. Full disclosure teachers are some of our favourite people on this earth. The Little Type is definitely home décor. AND it’s a back to school must have in your classroom. First, it’s a giant letter board for your wall. Get your class involved in putting up quotes (and be sneaky about teaching spelling).
July 15, 2021
If you live in Alberta, you'll find all of that in Canmore. A sweet little town just a short drive from Calgary. Hike a mountain, lounge by a pool, and of course pop into the shops downtown. We've partnered with one of our faves, Alberta's Own to bring you Little w Studio products.
June 30, 2021