Around the House

Around the House

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I love a good secondhand find. I’ve done my fair share of shopping at estate sales and on Craigslist, but recently I tried shopping an online auction and came away with this little chest for my...
Living Room Tweaks

Living Room Tweaks

Until recently, our living room looked like this. And I liked it. I thought it was mostly finished. But then my mom gave me a beautiful leather sofa that was a much better fit for this room size-wise. I liked the darker color of the sofa in the room too; it seemed to...
French Chair Makeover

French Chair Makeover

I’m a procrastinator of the worst kind. Sometimes that gets me into trouble, and sometimes it works out okay. This was one of the okay times. Months ago I bought three yards of this buffalo check fabric to recover my dining room chairs and then never got around...