the prokupek project

One DIY renovation at a time…



How to turn an open loft into a 2 bedroom

Before living with J, I didn't know a lick about construction - I didn't know you had to have studs every 16 inches on center or that the dry wall was thinner on the edges because when you have two... Continue Reading →


Transforming our Kitchen for less than $5K and less than 2 weeks

Over the past couple of days we have been busy. We finally listed our place and have had multiple showings (How to Prep for a Showing post coming soon ;)). Here are some key take away on how we remodeled... Continue Reading →

Painting cabinets – without sanding or priming

After lots of feedback from social media, friends, and family - we were told we HAD to sand and we HAD to prime - before painting our cabinets. Let us remind you - we live in a loft with a... Continue Reading →

Remodeling a Kitchen

When we started this blog, we had every intention of detailing every little thing we had completed - from painting to fixing the previous owners mistakes (boy, there were a lot of them!). Once we put down the iPad after... Continue Reading →

where do we start?

With 1500 square feet of open loft, where do you start? Do we build walls? Do we keep the open loft concept? The ideas were (and still are) endless. Many nights were spent drawing up plans and layouts on how... Continue Reading →

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