Cushion Re-do

Last week my Mom was out here from Ontario and we tackled decorating my front porch and back deck.  I do like my sectional on the back deck but the cushions were worn and faded.  We tried to dye them twice: once with a navy blue and the second with back dye and neither […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Horsin’ Around

I really, really should be packing today, (we move tomorrow) but instead I’m parked here making all sorts of vision boards for the new house.

As always, the first priority when we get into a new home is creating my daughters room.  It settles her easier and brings an element of excitement about the move.

We have already […]

Driftwood Repurpose

We like to pick up interesting pieces of driftwood or beach finds and bring them home for later use.

This piece was a nice size and one lazy Sunday we were inspired while sprucing up our mudroom.  We had no place to hang our keys and we were constantly losing them.

Nothing in the stores had […]

By |June 29th, 2014|Categories: Blog, DIY|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Ikea Stornas Table Re-vamp

When we purchased the Ikea Stornas table it was a compromise.  It was not the big farm table I had been wanting but it was big (it can fit 10 ppl around it), and on budget for its size.

We went with the antique stain and though I grumbled it didn’t have enough ‘character’, I […]