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 have been going crazy with our guest room/office/storage room. We couldn't figure out what to do with the room, how to organize it, or even where to start. In the typical Kate way, I decided I wanted to get a closet organizer so I did a little research, went out that day and got … Continue reading Office Closet Storage Organization
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! 🙂
So...I found this while browsing OfferUp... It is $250 and I messaged the guy 3 times. He hasn't responded. 😦 So then I looked into other options (all at great prices. I don't like them nearly as much as the HUGE first one. I will have to keep trying. But this is going in my … Continue reading My New Furniture Quest! A Huge Mirror!
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
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...
During the 50s-70s split level houses were built everywhere. But why? They aren't pretty or very functional (now at least), so why? First, what is a split level house? A "Split Level" is actually what I refer to as a "Tri-Level" house. Roughly speaking a tri-level is where you walk into a main space such … Continue reading Why Split Level Homes Are So Popular
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?