Decorating, Sewing, Slipcovers

New Love for an Old Chair

I found this chair over ten years ago at a consignment shop and have had a love-hate relationship with it ever since.  I love it and my husband hates it. Or at least he did.  With the mini-makeover of my lake house basement master bedroom and in conjunction with our ongoing downsizing and merging of… Continue reading New Love for an Old Chair

Crafty Things, Creative Things, Decorating, Slipcovers

January Home Projects

This year got off to a productive start.  I always start the year with a list of projects I want to complete over the course of the year.  Some items have been on that list for several years, so clearly I am over-ambitious and optimistic at the beginning of the year, but I don't think this is… Continue reading January Home Projects

Decorating, Sewing, Slipcovers

Cottage Chair Facelift

This cute little cottage upholstered wingback chair came to me with a desperate need for an update.   It was a chair my client had in her stall at the store “Reclaimed” at Smith Mountain Lake.  It just wasn’t selling in its current state.  It was a little dated and very definitely a Victorian shabby chic… Continue reading Cottage Chair Facelift

Decorating, Sewing, Slipcovers

New Look for a New Home

Unlike my ugly gold chair from a previous post, this chair didn’t start out so bad.  It is a well-made, fairly new, comfortable and a fun-printed chair, but in its new home it seemed too bold and wild for the space.  I wanted to create a clean fresh color palette.  In a sincere desire to reuse and repurpose… Continue reading New Look for a New Home