The one in Which I Butcher Two Innocent Chairs

Once upon a time (10 weeks ago to be exact) a young designer (that would be me) stumbled upon 3 vintage rattan chairs for a very good price.  They had seen better days.  They had a shabby-chic french faux finish …
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New Bench Cushion for Showroom

While the showroom makeover has mostly been on the backburner due to client work, I have managed to make a few decisions.  I’m obsessed with this creamy zebra weave and decided to use it on my showroom bench.  I got …
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Vintage Acquisitions

On Friday I stopped by a few of my favorite local antique spots and ended up walking away with a few beauties for myself and for clients.  All were had at amazing steals.  I love shopping vintage! I have this …
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Rug talk continues: Stenciled Idea for Showroom

Kim Myles recently debuted a new stencil line and I am in love with her “Indian Inlay” pattern.  It’s designed to create the look of intricate mother of pearl inlay furniture.  Of course I want to further complicate this DIY by stenciling …
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Three years Two days

So I’m little tardy in celebrating my blog birthday, but I just checked it out and I wrote my first post 3 years ago!  (Plus two days.)  When I began blogging I didn’t read other blogs.  I didn’t study formats …
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