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2016… A Maker’s Year in Review

2016… A Maker’s Year in Reviewfeatured

Hi there!  Happy New Year, friends!  I don’t normally get wrapped up in making new year’s resolutions… Mostly because I fail miserably at keeping them, and heck, I just don’t think that I want to have that focus on my shortcomings and/or lack of follow through. Sheesh, did I just define the word defeatist or Read more

Patio Makeover…

Patio Makeover…featured

Hi!  Happy spring!  Are you loving the warm weather?  I am!  It’s been a busy, busy last couple of months and I haven’t had much time to tackle any of my household projects but I did want to post a quick little update on my patio makeover that I did back in April. If you’ve Read more

One Room Challenge… Week 6…

One Room Challenge… Week 6…featured

Hi Again! So the time is up for the One Room Challenge that was put together over at Calling It Home.  It was fun to have the inspiration from the other home decorators and designers while transforming my own room in 6 weeks.  It was just the motivation I needed to get cracking on decorating our Read more

Patio Furniture Here We Come!!!

Patio Furniture Here We Come!!!featured

Hi there… I have total spring fever…. Green lawns, blossoming flowers, BBQs, outdoor concerts, camping…. Summer is on the way, and I’m looking forward to it.  I just want to be outside! Like I said in my “Work in Progress” post about our house, there’s lots to be done ’round here.  Especially when it comes to the Read more

Mid Century Walnut Office Chairs…

Mid Century Walnut Office Chairs…featured

Patrick and I both work from home and share an office.  It’s pretty nice with a built in walnut desk and a nice view of the mountains.  I’d love to show you a picture of it, but it’s pretty messy right now.  Patrick has been working away in there and I haven’t had the chance Read more

Handmade Wingback Wedding Gift?!

Handmade Wingback Wedding Gift?!featured

So, here’s the story.  In 1966, years before my friend Shannon was even born, her “would be” in-laws got married.  An uncle actually MADE them the chair for their wedding gift…. Who does that?  I’m so envious!  Anyway, Shannon remembers the chair was originally a turquoise tweed, then it was gold and orange striped.  She Read more

1955 Chairs… Making Memories.

1955 Chairs… Making Memories.featured

So there I was, making my way through the tattered furniture at the Habitat Restore when I came across 2 of these little blue tweed armchairs.  They were $40 each…  Too much considering the work that they would require to bring them around.  The wood was in rough shape, the cushions were nearly disintegrated, and Read more