Easy Project, Big Impact: Reupholstered Chair Seat

May 23, 2014

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Most posts I have planned out a few days, or at least a day, before going live.  But not today's.  I have been trying to check things off my to-do list and this project, start to finish, literally was done just a few minutes ago.  I posted a pic on Instagram (I'd love for you to follow along if you're not already) and I thought I'd share a blog post about it. Ready for a super easy, yet BIG IMPACT project?  Check out how I brought this old chair alive again with a simple change of fabric.  It's so simple and I swear that ANYONE can do this.  Even if you've never DIYed anything in your life, … [Read more...]

My First Annie Sloan Experience

August 10, 2012

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Yes, using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is an experience! If you have no idea what I'm talking about and/or have no idea who Annie Sloan is, no worries, just keep on reading.  If you do know about ASCP, stick around and see if you've had a similar experience (I'd love to hear your thoughts). I shared the result of my first Annie Sloan paint project yesterday and the response was unbelievable.  Thank you ALL for your kind comments - I was blown away by your kindness!  If you missed the reveal, I revamped and reupholstered a side chair for my desk.  Before the reupholstery could begin … [Read more...]

DIY: Reupholstered Side Chair

August 8, 2012

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I've always had the desire to attempt the process of reupholstering a chair.  Quite a few of my blogger friends did and the results were amazing, but I was still reluctant - Could I really do it?  After reading this post, for some reason, "it" clicked and I was on-board.  My mission of finding a chair had started.  I needed something new anyway for my desk since I've been using this chair which has no seat padding and gets uncomfortable after a while. It took some time, but one day when on a thrifting adventure with my mom, I spotted it and bells started to ring. Let me start off by … [Read more...]