As I mentioned in my credenza post, we recently (a year ago) moved into our new house. This house featured two adjoining open concept living rooms…meaning two sets of furniture. Our move into our new house perfectly coincided with my newfound hobby…furniture restoration, makeover, refinishing. The perfect opportunity to handpick and redesign a few peices of… Continue reading Grey Wash Coffee Table
Nothing makes me feel more sophisticated than using the word ‘credenza’ in everyday conversation. Well, that, and holding a clipboard. I’m pretty sure I didn’t even know what a ‘credenza’ was until eight months ago. I started to notice that Mid-Century Modern furniture kept drawing my attention and was taking over my “Home Decor” Pinterest… Continue reading What Rhymes with Credenza?
As most makeup addicts do, I aspired to have a beautiful bright feminine “office” or “makeup room”. Today I got one step closer to completing that room!! My vanity chair is finished!! I came across this ditty a number of months ago, while browsing The Salvation Army Thrift Store on my dinner break. It was… Continue reading Vanity Fair Chair
If you are wondering what all this talk of quilts and weddings is all about, check out this introduction post. To see the first quilt in the series, check out Amy’s Quilt here. The quilt for my mother-in-law started many moons before I had even decided to do eight more. Originally, the sewing was to only be… Continue reading Cynthia’s Quilt (Part Two)
At the beginning of the quilting process, I collected fabric….a lot of fabric….like I should own shares in our local fabric stores by now. I started by picking out a fabric that reminded me of each of the bridesmaids. Amy’s quilt started as a jelly roll including an aqua blue color…the same color as her… Continue reading Amy’s Quilt (Part One)
I recently changed my name…I became a Mrs. My wonderful husband, Chris, had little opinion on the details of the wedding. Our special day could have had an “Under the Sea” theme and he could have cared less. There was only one detail he was adamant about….he wanted SEVEN groomsmen. Since he was not budging… Continue reading Wedding of the Nine Quilts (Intro)