Okay, I’m a bit late this month. I started this post two weeks ago, but getting the shop ready for Christmas has taken every spare moment over the last few weeks, and after the open house last Thursday, there wasn’t much left in the tank. So feeling re-energised after a lovely weekend off, I’m squeezing… Read More
For the past 6 months I’ve been working on creating a “studio” area in my house where I can film blog videos and have a MUCH nicer space to work on projects than my cramped basement. Its almost done, and one of the key pieces for the space is my work table. I purchased this… Read More
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On Wednesday I had the privilege of going shopping with my friend, interior designer Janet Scagel. I had asked for her recommendations a few months back on where I could source some high quality fabrics. When I started working on refinishing upholstered pieces, I couldn’t find what I was looking for at the retail level and figured… Read More
If you’ve opened a shelter magazine in the last year, you know that barn board is everywhere. If you’ve looked into it, you also know that barn board is crazy expensive, and often doesn’t come in uniform lengths, so not really a DIY job unless you’re good with a table saw. Amy Howard at Home has just… Read More