I love the playroom in my house, but with the angled ceilings, it’s hard to get as much tall storage as I’d like. Then I had the idea- why not convert the door to the closet into a DIY hidden bookcase door?! That way I get storage AND it can be a fun element. What kid doesn’t want a secret… Read More
I’ve been doing a refresh in my son’s playroom and thought that some grasscloth wallpaper on the angled ceiling would be a great way to add texture in the space. This is a high end look, but I’ve never used grasscloth before! So I thought I’d share everything I learned and show. you how to hang grasscloth wallpaper.
For Christmas this year, I decided to make my son a puppet theater. I recently saw a vintage Guignol puppet theater from the 1800’s in France for kids. The design is SO cute! But you can’t buy them anymore so I decided to make a DIY puppet theater. I hope my son loves this! If you want to make one for… Read More
I bought the cutest bamboo chair for $85 at a vintage market last year. It works ok in my house, but I wanted to customize it to work better. In the past I hired a professional to re-upholster a chair, but wanted to see if I could do it myself. I thought I’d share how to upholster a chair in… Read More
A few weeks ago, I popped by an estate sale in my neighborhood. It was a good one! I grabbed lots of little books and also snagged a $5 little waterfall cabinet that was in rough shape. I’ve been wanting to try some new (to me) techniques on furniture. I figure, you might as well have some fun since you’re… Read More
About a year ago, Don (my 3, almost 4 year old) got his first Lego set- he loved that thing and I loved building it with him. Needless to say, we were hooked. He got sets for his birthday, Christmas, and just for fun. And finally, we had so many sets I just didn’t know how to deal with all… Read More