Can This Sofa Be Saved? Rita’s Turn: From the beginning this was really a marriage of convenience. I mean, it wasn’t exactly true love. Before I had this sofa, I had a camel-back sleeper-sofa that I found on craigslist when I was setting up a new household for my kids and me. I was(…)
Rita has been politely asking me for a while now to write up the post on the benches I made in the kitchen. I’ve been putting it off for a while. I was writing it this summer when I woke up one morning with Bell’s Palsy. (I think Rita wrote about it somewhere on the(…)
Just in case I ever give you the impression that I have this home design thing all figured out–you know, that I’ve got the whole intentional/frugal design thing down–I want you to know that I don’t. Before I can even get to telling you about the bench in the photo above the post title, I’ve(…)
If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know we link regularly to the William Morris Project at Pancakes and French Fries. The WMP is all about creating homes filled only with things we find useful or believe to be beautiful–which is as much about figuring out what those things are as it is about decluttering(…)
Remember this chair? Sadly, it looked like this through all of winter. Back in February when I finished Will’s desk and tasted the sweet victory of a small finished project, I was all on fire to tackle this chair.
Last week I found the the most awesome deal probably ever. A sweet little mid-century cabinet at Goodwill. It wasn’t Danish and it wasn’t a super high-end piece, but I liked it. A lot. It was in good shape and had door detail I haven’t seen before, cool knobs, and nice legs. (I’ve always been(…)