Laundry Refresh And A Free Printable

Laundry Room Refresh And A Free Printable

The laundry room refresh project, started by replacing damaged moulding and adding a new coat of paint on the cabinets. Tackling small repairs are just part of the normal maintenance every home needs. The shoe moulding around the sink cabinet was awful looking. Over time, little spills from the dogs water bowl caused the laminated moulding … Continue reading Laundry Room Refresh And A Free Printable

Fun Ways To Create A Kitchen Vignette

Fun Ways To Create A Kitchen Vignette

I love creating summer vignettes. Better yet I love creating summer vignettes with items I can pull out of the cupboard. Well I did buy the flowers at the market, but after a challenging work week, I needed something happy to look at in the shopping cart.     Since homemade ice-cream is on the … Continue reading Fun Ways To Create A Kitchen Vignette

A Gallery Wall With Room To Grow And A Review

Gallery walls are like thumb prints.  Everyone has their own unique style or taste and no two are just alike. Designing a gallery wall may seem intimidating, but if you're creating one from the things you love, then there's no right or wrong. The gallery wall in my studio started small with two photo ledges … Continue reading A Gallery Wall With Room To Grow And A Review

French Chairs Update Part II

French Chairs Part II

I love stripes, but I have to admit, stripes are hard! I finally finished the second French Chair as promised and wanted to show you how both chairs look together.  My original plan was to have the chairs match, but I fell in love the striped linen and couldn't resist using it as the main feature … Continue reading French Chairs Part II

Updating French Chairs

Updating French Chairs

I almost titled this post "focus on the joy", because it's much more fun to share a positive experience rather than a negative one. Last weekend, I went to Calico Corners needing serious help finding the right fabric to recover two antique French chairs. Lucky me, I met Angelina. After a few minutes of conversing, I could see she was genuinely … Continue reading Updating French Chairs

Drop Cloth Armchair Slipcover

Armchair Slipcover

So excited to share with you, the armchair slipcover I finished this weekend. It's been awhile since I've applied my sewing skills. After setting up my old sewing machine, I had to pause. How do I refill the bobbin? I'm really much better at painting. Below are before and after photos of an armchair that belonged to my grandparents. … Continue reading Armchair Slipcover

Mixing Patterns And Fabrics

Mixing Patters

I would never say, that I’m a pro at mixing patterns in decor. That’s why I love shopping at stores such as Pottery Barn. Their designers make someone like me, look like I know what I’m doing. My plan for the weekend, was to make throw pillows to coordinate with the new paisley patterned quilt and … Continue reading Mixing Patters

How to make and style a coffee table tray

How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray

  Styling  a tray is a fun challenge for me. I have several trays in-use around the house, but not in the family room. I needed an oversized tray for the long coffee table, and decided a crate would do the job. Today I’m sharing with you, how to make and style a coffee table … Continue reading How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray