home improvement – rugs

As I’ve mentioned, we are finally being grown-ups and buying furniture and overhauling our apartment, and guys I AM GOING ALL OUT. Once I started, I couldn’t stop. So now that we’ve got the couch and the shelf in place and the media console on its way, the last big piece is the rug. THE […]

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DIY pipe shelving unit

One of my resolutions for 2016 is to purchase our ownΒ furniture. Because we’ve never done it. And we’re adults. And I can no longer bear the mismatched hodgepodge of hand-me-down furniture we’ve been sporting since college. When we got married and moved, we didn’t want to buy furniture because 1) we had no money and […]

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repurposing our china cabinet : part two

This past weekend we finally buckled down and finished our china cabinet (after our first afternoon working here). We knocked the rest of it out in a few hours, and it’s so rewarding to be done. Since this is my (our) first time repurposing a piece of furniture, we learned some things along the way. […]

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repurposing our china cabinet

After an exhausting day at the beach Saturday (the sun just drains you, ya know?), we got to working on repurposing our china cabinet on Sunday. We started with the doors and the shelves and will be tackling the body of the cabinet this upcoming weekend. We sanded the yellow paint off, wiped them down, […]

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