Living-Dining Room Makeover | New Decisions and More Finds

This space is really getting there now! Over the last few weeks we’ve been chipping away at the diminishing ‘to do’ list. There are still a few projects to cross off though we have acquired pretty much everything we need! So here’s where we’re at… If you need to catch up you can check out my ....Continue reading….

Free Scientific Plant Printables…and an awesome new source

I bookmarked an amazing site a few years ago though only got around to checking it out properly just recently. It’s called Plant Illustrations and, as the name suggests, is an extensive online catalogue of public domain scientific plant illustrations scanned from old books. One of the great things about this site is its search ....Continue reading….

A Restored Farmhouse Table

I’m not ashamed to admit I’m A LOT in love with this table. With its cute castor wheels…. With its gorgeous turned legs…. With its charming original hand crank… With its dents and dings and dimples which tell the story of its life…. And, maybe most so, with its wide kauri pine panels whose mild ....Continue reading….

Living-Dining Room Makeover | Progress and Pieces

Well, hello there. Sorry I went missing over the whole of December. Yikes! And thanks so much to everyone who asked where I was at. Things just got a little hectic, as they do for everyone at this crazy time of year, though clearly I’m less adept to multi-tasking than most of my more efficient blogging ....Continue reading….

Living-Dining Room Makeover | The Plan

I always feel a little hesitant publishing posts like this. Posts which open a chapter on a new room makeover with the implicit promise of ensuing chapters culminating in a somewhat timely finale. Finales are not my strong suit. In fact, over the past few years, I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut about projects ....Continue reading….

Easy DIY “Marble” Hearth…and a fireplace makeover

If you follow me socially, you may recall seeing a little snippet of this “marble” project already… Could you guess what I was making? Well, in all fairness, my use as a fireplace hearth is rather obscure and it could have been almost anything. From a tabletop, to a decorative bread board, to a wall ....Continue reading….