Leather Slipcover for Ikea Sofa

When we first finished our sunroom (it was a screened-in porch that we turned into a sunroom), we purchased the Ikea Kivik sofa in a light grey color. The sofa itself held up great, and is really comfortable. Maggie, our yellow lab, chewed part of the chaise section when she was a puppy. We got […]

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Painting Vanity Cabinets

The first time that we painted bathroom vanity cabinets (in our half bath), I didn’t document it…oops. So this time I made sure to take photos throughout the process in our guest bath! Tools Needed: Klean Strip liquid sander/deglosser. A good quality paint. We used a paint/primer in one from Behr, and had it mixed […]

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Updating a Curio Cabinet

I have updated this curio cabinet once before, but the peel and stick paper I used wasn’t sticky enough, and started to release from the cabinet. I also wanted to change it to a darker background so the items I had on display would show up better! This time I removed the wood back, and […]

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How To Reupholster Footstools

Our two blue footstools got a little makeover this spring…for the second time! I bought these footstools from Wayfair, and the off-white fabric that came on them was fine, don’t get me wrong, but I bought them knowing that I was going to recover them in a blue fabric. So we did. Fast forward to […]

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Chalk Painted Old World Vase

I originally bought this floor vase for $29.99 at Kirklands (the sticker is still on it), many years ago, and it’s been in several rooms in the house since! It found a home in our master bedroom, and while I liked the color I decided it was time for a change! The only problem is […]

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