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So there’s this pot rack the previous owner left behind. To be fair, she asked if I wanted to keep it. For some reason… I said yes. It’s not the prettiest looking thing in the world. It hangs on an angle most days. Plus, the haphazard installation has me in constant fear of having itContinue reading

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Which is a lot. I wanted to make it easier for her caregiver to.. well, care for her. I knew I didn’t want another dresser in the room (she already has two and I need more storage than it could provide) but it had to be easily accessible and near her bed. One day IContinue reading

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We’re enjoying the residual excitement from the trip and taking it easy this week. We’ll be back with some projects and updates soon. :) Oh, and don’t mind our dust if you happen to notice a few changes around the site as well.

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This room is definitely not finished. We’re planning on getting the wingback chairs reupholstered in a black fabric as well as painting the wood black. For now we have to save our pretty pennies since we’re expecting to pay anywhere from $250-350 per chair. That would still be thousands (yes, thousands) of dollars cheaper thanContinue reading

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Remember our bar? Would you like pictures of some unimpressive progress? No? Too bad. We’ve been wanting to raise our makeshift bar up a bit higher since we purchased our little Besta over a year ago. We couldn’t find anything tall enough that would work with the piece. Until I came across Hairpin Legs! Gasp,Continue reading

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New chairs for the dining room from Overstock. Sturdy, sexy, comfy and relatively inexpensive. We wanted 6 chairs, but decided that most of the time it would only be the two of us having dinner. So it didn’t make sense to buy 6 pretty and expensive chairs. Instead we bought four great but not amazingContinue reading

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Update on the patio: The party went off without a hitch. Actually no, we ran out of food. But, we are family food-based party newbies no more! (we’re used to feeding everyone alcohol and hors d’œuvres) Next time we’ll be prepared. But back to the whole “Red California” post. We purchased all the major stuffContinue reading