New acquisitions (and more weaving)

Although I still haven’t found any kitchen chairs, I’ve been looking, a lot. Today I went to 4 thrift stores. No chairs, but I did buy a really sweet, little table to replace a TV tray in my living room.

It’s reportedly a Pembroke mahogany table. If that’s true, I got a steal […]

What I could & couldn’t do today (& table tale part 3)

Warning…a long post with lots of pix & topics.

Today I accomplished most of what I attempted.

First I decided I it was time to do the repair on my leather chair. If I recall correctly, when puppy Baxter (who’s now 7) visited he tried to get a toy from under the chair and inadvertently […]

Kitchen table tale, part 2

Here’s the table after its 2nd coat of primer. Very white. Looking good. The online instructions (I looked at several and like this blog the best) said to let the primer cure for a day before sanding & applying the first coat of paint. So here it sits. Maybe 2 coats of paint tomorrow?


Kitchen table tale, part 1

In addition to needing rugs for 2 rooms, I also need a kitchen table & chairs, and another kitchen cabinet. (After measuring the space before I moved, I determined that my old table & chairs were simply too big for my new space; my buyers were really happy to have them so they stayed […]

A bold choice

My living room rug arrived today. I was a bit, um, apprehensive before I unrolled it. It was a bold choice. Would I like it in person?

Yes, I do!

And now my living room doesn’t echo anymore. It was worth spending all those hours online to find & pick this rug. I […]