Project : diy furniture facelift

I apologize that I don’t have a BEFORE picture, but here is the simple process:  I removed the chair seat with a screw driver and stretched some new fabric over the leather seat, stapling it to the bottom of the… Read More

Project : DIY Radiator Covers

Over the past year, Scott and I have become quite the design/build team.  We’ve made decorative mantels, built-in bookshelves, pot racks, radiator covers… everything an obsessively designed home could need.   Typically I design the item & source materials.  Scott saws,… Read More

Design Idea: Microwave Cubby

Whether you’re planning a big budget kitchen renovation or a small budget kitchen upgrade, it’s the little details that matter.  One detail we took into account was the microwave.  Since we hardly ever use it, and since microwaves aren’t sexy,… Read More

a bathroom love affair

I was just clicking through the June/July issue of Lonny (I know, I am so behind) and I noticed this black bathroom.  I thought if I put it on the same page as my bathroom, the two would have a wild… Read More

granny’s sofa gets a facelift

Two years ago, when Scott and I married and bought our apartment, neither of us had a sofa that was worth the back ache of moving, so we immediately started shopping for a comfortable, quality, down-stuffed sofa for our living… Read More