Continuing from the Office Closet Storage Post, the entire room had to be re-arranged. This is how it looked empty and moving in. I don't have a before photo of the re-arranging but you can see that the bed is where the chaise was and Robert's desk is on the left. You can see how … Continue reading Office/Guest Room Rearranging
I love re-upholstering antique chairs. As much as I love keeping the original essence of each piece, often it is in need of repair or updating. I bought this antique needlepoint cushion chair for $9.99 at Value Village. The seat was falling out in the bottom a little bit. You can see the indent in … Continue reading Upholstering Another Antique Chair! 🙂
I got this table and I thought it would be a side table in the living room. Instead we thought it would match better as a bedside table for Robert. It was nice but there was no drawer or anything like that so it wasn't the best option. But it was better than what we … Continue reading “New” Nightstand and Where I Put The Old One
Not all of my projects turn out... This was one of them. Normally we all post our success projects but I am not perfect so I wanted to post my projects that don't work out as well. And what I lwarned from them. I wanted to make these beautiful bows that Victoria Elizabeth Barnes made … Continue reading DIY Christmas Decoration Bows Fail
My last post featured all the new furniture I bought. And among them was my 4 "new" dining chairs for $15 each. Do you see a problem with them? Correct, it is not upholstered. But with $30 in foam and another $30 in fabric, the chairs cost a total of $120. I assume that when … Continue reading Upholstering My Antique Dining Chairs
So..... I bought more furniture. 2 side tables, 4 chairs, and a headboard and footboard to be exact. How does it all fit in the house you ask? Well, I sell some and move others. But! In my defense...
We think of built in bookshelves and cabinetry as a luxury or opulent since they are typically in very old and often grand homes. But are they really?
What is the difference between Antique vs. Vintage? Why isn't it more clear?