Monthly Archives: July 2014

THEY’RE DONE (plus some re-upholstery 101)

Guys. Guys. The birthday chairs are done. And they. look. AWESOME. I’m so happy with the finished product that I could just gush about it, but instead I’ll tell you about the final step to finishing the chairs: re-upholstery! I … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Last week, hoping to finally finish my birthday chairs, I headed to a local shop called Haute Fabrics that sells upholstery and curtain fabric. They have so. many. options. There are multiple rows and they all look like this. It’s … Continue reading

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Plant Stand Makeover

Hey, remember when I found that planter stand on the side of the road and brought it home because free furniture? It’s looking a lot better these days. Let’s get a before shot for some contrast: So much rust. See … Continue reading

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Progress on the New House

This weekend we made a trip to see the progress on the house my parents are building. Here’s my future bathroom: Future bedroom: Eventually there will be built in bookshelves and a window seat on the wall with the two … Continue reading

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