This is what improvement looks like. It's not necessarily glamorous or easy or straightforward. Sometimes it takes hours of work and hard slog to knock things down, in order to rebuild and improve. Sometimes it can feel irritatingly slow and overwhelming. Some days it's messy and even a little dark. But on the days that you begin to see the outline, the shape of things to come, these are the days of delight. Then there is momentum and you know in your heart that no-one can stop it and that feels really bloody good.
This is my kitchen. But I think it's probably more than that too