So I have these two awesome yard sale find chairs. They are gross by useable standards but the bones are amazing! One is a tufted curved back and the other is a traditional wingback. Total price for both chairs – $12. Great price but only if I could reupholster them.
So you buy an older home. You are excited. Its your new home but its not new. There are bound to be some cosmetic fixes needed, some upgrades and frankly just some smart things to do. One of the… Continue reading
Back in June I was excited to share about my upcoming living room makeover. I actually shared it in three posts. The first focused on inspiration, the second on what I look at when designing a room and the third focused on making it feasible financially. Even though I had a plan, we had a several personal hiccups… Continue reading
When my husband and I first looked at our new home when it was still just a potential, the house was pretty much hoarders central which made it difficult to focus on the bones and even more difficult to discover many of its areas in need of repair – major, minor or otherwise. In fact,… Continue reading
To say our new home was a fixer upper was an understatement. You have seen some of our homes before pics in many of my previous posts from the Temporary Dream Kitchen series and my family room redo. It has great bones but it had… Continue reading
In our dining room, we have a light fixture that screamed 80s and FIX ME! The imitation candle light fixtures were chipping, the shades had seen better days and in reality I am not a fan of brass/gold. Give me chrome, give me brushed nickel, even oil rubbed bronze but not shiny brass and gold looking anything. Both my husband… Continue reading
So I love designing room interiors even if it does mean that I have to pull out the BIG eraser as I try different placements, looks, etc. Designing our living room, keeping in mind that I have a budget (well I will have one even if I’m not sure right… Continue reading