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Peacock Blue Leather

I got to thinking about the new Widdicomb chairs and what I want to use to cover the seats. I like the gray bonded leather I got at Home Fabrics – the color was nice and neutral and the material would wear really well. But I think the gray is probably too close to the […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air in the Kitchen

My friends over at One Kings Lane were so kind to share photos of this amazing kitchen redo they posted on the OKL blog this week (they even sent me over some outtakes). Isn’t this soft blue-gray color perfection? Such a contrast from the before images! The kitchen belongs to OKL editor Kerstin Czarra. She […]

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Baker Sofa Upholstery

I’ve been meaning to share photos of the new upholstery on our vintage Baker sofa forever! I had started work on doing the upholstery myself, but the tetanus side-effects really wiped me out for those first two months or so. We ended up buying a car this year (did I mention that earlier?), so one […]

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DIY: Painting a Brass Chandelier

When I was hospitalized with tetanus shortly after we moved to Brooklyn, my mom flew out to help. She saved the day and helped keep the house running and distracted my girls so they didn’t get too scared about the situation. (I’m doing much better, by the way :) One evening when I was recovering […]

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