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Tree today, stump table tomorrow.

You know, coming up with these cheeseball subject lines isn’t all that easy… I first saw a stump side table at Restoration Hardware for $800+ and I immediately thought “hey, my dad could make that for free!” There’s my little stump hanging out over there on the left. I was supposed to retrieve it this past weekend but it didn’t work out.  A lot of diy stump side table tutorials…

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Painted furniture

When I started my job and we moved into the apt last July, I guess I thought I’d be making beaucoup money. I drew this thinking our dining room would be the center of many dinner parties. Pfft! We currently don’t even have a dinner table!!  I spend my money on shoes. After the sofa,  a proper dining room table will be the next big purchase. Anyway, what we do…

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Fiddle fig, Fiddle fig let me in!

You know that self-fulfilling prophecy blah blah? Buy a red car, see a red car everywhere thing? If you look, you will find? Well, one day online I discovered fiddle fig trees. And they are amazing. Now I see them everywhere. They pop up on so many interior design websites and are all over pinterest. (image source: 1, 2, 3) and here are even more lovely fiddle fig photos. I…

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Sofa city, sweetheart.

I love furniture, especially sofas and chairs. For the longest time, I’d wanted a vintage sofa. Something french provincial or Victorian. We found a lovely antique sofa at the thrift store for $130. It was a dream come true. Then, we realized it wasn’t very comfortable. Straight up back is not something you want to rest on. It was also a blue brocade. Beautiful but not practical for our messy…

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A Current Affair

This how the apartment currently looks.. You can see we have some good pieces (rug, chairs, the bookcase/standy thing the tv is on, the start of an artwork collection, plants) but we need more! Or well, I do. I want a mature, yet fun, eclectic, warm, cushy, vintage, antiquey, mixed with modern space! So, this is the year I am going to accumulate beautiful pieces so I can start my…

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