My Oops Project: A Ribbon Board Made with Vintage Peacock Feather Fabric.

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Plan B. When our client Melissa was shopping for fabric for her custom Berkey & Gay armchair makeover (click here to read Part 1 of the chair makeover), I suggested that she purchase a fabric of her choice. I told … Continue reading 

French Tole Chandelier. {A Sisterly Match}

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“The best thing about a sister is having a best friend.” ~ Unknown Maybe we didn’t feel this way when we were younger, back when Mamita dressed us in similar clothing and styled our hair the same exact way. But … Continue reading 

Berkey & Gay Vintage Armchair Makeover: Part 1. {Custom Order}

berkey & gay antique armchair before

“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” ~ Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing Karen and I just happen to find our treasures in the trash. It’s a portion of what … Continue reading 

A Simple Mid-Century Stool Makeover.

mid century stool side profile

Mid-century furniture is all the craze right now. HOUZZ is one of my favorite resources for interior design inspiration. Mitchell Parker, staff writer at Houzz, explains the popularity of mid-century modern design; “There’s a method to all this ‘Mad Men’-ness — … Continue reading 

Shabby Chic Antique Bow Mirror Makeover

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Mirror, mirror on the wall… Karen and I have recently been on a mirror kick. I think it started when I found this high end designer mirror on Craigslist. The mirror wasn’t vintage, but it was gorgeous and worth a … Continue reading 

Cleveland Elevated

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Cleveland Elevated. Cleveland’s newest online life and style magazine. We were recently interviewed by the lovely Jaclyn Schler for an article in Cleveland Elevated. We grew up in Cleveland. We lived and hung out in Duck Island, Ohio City, Tremont, Detroit … Continue reading 

A Two Toned Vintage Desk

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As Kathy has mentioned before, this is a family affair. I couldn’t agree more, but to my surprise one morning my son called to tell me about a desk on a tree lawn he thought I might like. No one does a … Continue reading 

Owls and Polka Dots for a Baby Shower. { Recycled Burlap Banners }

burlap baby shower banner

Sometimes you just have to be thrifty and resourceful. Last November I wrote about creating a banner from burlap. This was a project from the heart, really. It was a time when I was feeling particularly grateful for my life. … Continue reading 

Vanity Set Makeover {Custom Order}

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From a mismatched trio to a pretty vanity set. Our latest custom order came from my friend Carol, who pieced this vanity set together at a local vintage shop. Carol’s in the process of turning one of her bedrooms into a … Continue reading 

And the winner is…

and the winner is...

Thank you to everyone who participated in our one year anniversary giveaway! It was interesting and fun to read all of the comments and questions you have for us. Some of the comments included… Tracy As a collector of vintage … Continue reading