Category: Furniture

Baby Boy Nursery: One Room Challenge Week 5

Week 5! Panic time. I have one week to pull everything together. And while I know it’s do-able, there’s still a ton to wrap up. As a self-proclaimed procrastinator though, I do my best work under pressure and always toward the last minute. I’m so excited to share the finished product with you all! First, I decided against the original fabric… Read more →

Cutting Bamboo Shades & Thrift Store Chairs

Since our attic renovation cost a pretty penny, any finishes were extremely budget conscious. With 9 windows to cover (eek) and hardly any furniture, I had to improvise. I had remembered Jenny from Little Green Notebook blogged about scoring some dirt cheap roman shades from Lowes, so I headed there to see if (over a month later) anything was left. Cut… Read more →

All Hale Navy!

That is not a typo (I know there are people rolling their eyes). Rather, I’m referring to a beauuutiful navy blue color called Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore. It has made its way onto many a pin on my Pinterest boards, not to mention all over the internet, and for good reason.   Hale Navy HC-154 Hale Navy is a… Read more →

Rethink it: ReStore Bookcases

DIY projects around here are always a hysterical adventure. Why are we such hot messes? In any project, one or many of the following is bound to happen: We end up tackling them on days where weather does not cooperate, we make a mistake at least once, or my indecisiveness requires us to buy additional material or supplies. Honestly, when… Read more →

Rethink it: Secretary desk

We own a few rentals in the town where we went to college, and we rent primarily to college kids resulting in us having to turn over the leases quite often. I typically help with repainting and cleaning, though we’ve outsourced serious cleaning to professionals once I actually cried while cleaning a refrigerator left from a group of tenants. Good times.… Read more →