I came across a vintage printer’s tray at the antique store last year, then I found a bag of wood stars at the thrift store a year later. I wasn’t expecting to combine the two in my Printer’s Tray Advent Calendar, but they ended up working great together! *This post contains affiliate links. Additionally, I […]
Last week, I painted a vintage record case for the Country Chic Paints blog to create a Union Jack Record Case. Here’s a slightly more detailed tutorial, particularly how I created the Union Jack. Union Jack Record Case Supplies (contains affiliate links) Country Chic Paint All-in-One Furniture and Decor Paint in Vanilla Frosting and Pebble […]
My grandmother lived in the same apartment since the 1960s and many of my childhood memories consist of visiting her there. It was on the edge of Chinatown where the cable cars round the corner (ding ding!) and we’d go there after shopping for vegetables on Stockton St. My grandmother had a turquoise rotary phone […]
This Upholstered Bench is something I’ve had on my to-do list for a while. I had never planned to change the fabric for sentimental reasons, but it became necessary, as you’ll read below. I’m really happy with how our upholstered bench turned out, particularly the gray and yellow color combo! A story before we begin: […]
My girls have long hair so that means lots of hair clips and hair elastics (aka “boingys”). Over the years, I’ve managed to corral our most used ones into one box, but it’s become chaotic (and so has our mornings!). Add in special clips and elastics for ballet, swimming, and school spirit days and we […]
Today I’m on the Blitsy.com blog sharing my Embroidered Faux Fur Footstool Slipcover tutorial. It was fun cozying up one of my all-time favorite thrifty finds for the winter. Head on over to my post on the Blitsy.com blog for the full how-to and supply list!