Last week I posted about my sister’s apartment redo and, as promised, wanted to show you how gorgeous her new chair turned out. This is the before – crappy paint job – ill fitting cushion.
And the AFTER: Gorgeous paint job – custom upholstered cushion. Voila!
Folks, I’ve been waylaid by life, work and all that jazz. It all started with Spring vacation and took a steady and quick downward spin, dwindling off into dribs and drabs as of late. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy… I have! For instance, I’ve been redecorating my sister Sue’s small Florida apartment. She’s [...]
I realized that I just left you all hanging as to how the design of my foyer was working out… I had several ideas, one of which I sketched out. However, even though I had stencils, I just couldn’t get the hang of those things and gave it [...]
It seems in Germany the Chiavari chair abounds and 95% of the people don’t know what they have which is lucky for me. For those of you who don’t know, the Chiavari chair was developed in Italy over 200 years ago with the intention of creating something beautiful, strong and light. Often its made of [...]
I know I haven’t posted in ages… It seems I have so many projects and things to do that all of my best intentions get waylaid. I do take tons of pictures and am absolutely planning to post about some of my latest accomplishments. The biggest one right now is my son’s room. I designed [...]
A while back I mentioned Girl Genius Danika in another post about how to faux malachite and guess what??? She’s baaaaaaaack! And this time with an AH-Mazing way to hack Ikea furniture. She and her business partner Cheryle have designed overlays that you basically just stick onto any piece [...]
Last year, I thought I’d gift my husband some new business cards. He’s still using cards I designed for him 15 years ago, and I have to admit, they’re pretty lame. In fact, so lame I’m not even going to show you. What I will show you though are the cards we’re having designed by [...]
The amount and variety of beautiful wallpaper is truly astounding but so are the prices! Some rolls of wallpaper cost upwards of $300. But there’s no reason you can use less than a roll of wallpaper to achieve stunning results. There are so many things you can do with one roll of wallpaper or less, [...]
I love Ikea! Oh, yes I do. And I especially love them for their fabulous fabrics. They’re fun, inspired and they’ve got some great over sized patterns. I know they’re cheap but that’s part of what makes them so perfect. Their inexpensiveness lets you go wild and experiment. I mean hell, would you really test [...]
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