Faux Zinc Letters

I’ve had this letter project floating around in my noggin for awhile.  My initial thought was to use that hammered metal type spray paint to achieve a metal looking finish on these cardboard letters.  A few weeks ago I saw that my imaginary internet friend Emily had come up with a beautiful finish on her [...]

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Vintage Sewing Pattern Art

I’ve been needing some artwork in my craft room for awhile, but I didn’t want to put something up there just to fill the space.  It needed to be something that was both meaningful and worked in the space.  I’m a lover of nostalgia.  I also wanted something that was craft room appropriate.  I’ve had [...]

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Re-Upholstery 101: An Antique Rocker

This was my first real attempt at an upholstery project.  You may remember recently I made a slipcover for an ottoman.  I’m trying to broaden my upholstery horizons in baby steps.  Since I knew this project would not require any stitching or massive math skills I thought I’d give it a try. This is what [...]

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The Little Red Cart That Could

Continuing on with the details of the apartment, today’s installment is about one of my favorite pieces.  Our initial plan for this little red cart was for it to be a kitchen island.  Well…since that plan wasn’t meant to be, the second life for this little cutie is a tea cart/ occasional table.     [...]

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