Power Outage! ⚡ An Unusual Day in the Life at Walnut Studiolo

On 12/20/2019 — one of the most critical days for shipping holidays orders in time — the power went out for 21 hours across the entirety of North Tillamook County. In this post, we’ll share how we managed to keep orders shipping out during a power outage, including gear lists of what was essential, and what we wished we’d had! … Read More Power Outage! ⚡ An Unusual Day in the Life at Walnut Studiolo

How to do a home kitchen remodel on a budget: compromise on the big decisions and splurge on the details (Case Study)

We remodeled our own personal kitchen on a below-average budget ($119/sqft) using IKEA cabinets and Walnut Studiolo leather drawer pulls and handles. During the process, we learned that a few big design compromises kept us on budget and schedule, while freeing us up to splurge on a few important design details (that are now our favorite features!). We also share a few tips we learned to make DIY kitchen planning easier. All in all, we managed to come in under budget and on schedule thanks to careful planning and a willingness to compromise. Here’s how:… Read More How to do a home kitchen remodel on a budget: compromise on the big decisions and splurge on the details (Case Study)

Bicycle Reunion! The bar wraps from our installation videos meet again – how did they hold up?

When we were filming the installation video for our new bar wrap, the Coil Leather Bar Wraps, earlier this year, we realized the exact same bikes from our previous videos were all together in one place, after 6 or 7 years! How did the leather hold up? … Read More Bicycle Reunion! The bar wraps from our installation videos meet again – how did they hold up?