The art of sewing runs in my family, but may or may not have stopped at me. I don’t remember a day that my Nana hasn’t been creative. Always building and making something out of nothing. And my mom, well, she sewed her own bridesmaid dresses. Pretty impressive, to say the least. While I have… Continue reading A new face for an old Singer table
It was a sunny August day last summer, on our way home from a week in rainy-Allegany when Dan and I decided to stop at one of many antique shops along the side of the road. It was there that we stumbled upon our next project, an old Victrola phonograph cabinet. Of course, we couldn’t… Continue reading The sound of music (and the taste of wine)
What’s better than a good old fashioned game of checkers? How about a checkerboard table competition, brought to you by yours truly. On one of our random Saturday trips, we came across a checkerboard end table selling for $200. It looked awesome, but we knew we could make something similar for next to nothing. We… Continue reading Checker Table War
My parent’s basement is a haven for furniture. We’re talking buffets, bookshelves, desks, and cabinets. So while working on other projects, it didn’t take long for us to come across something that we wanted to flip.
Dan and I have always been sort of old souls, never really conforming to the “ideals” of our generation. Unique and different in our own fun-loving way, finding happiness in the simple things that only we really understood. We quickly found that not many people really “get us,” but we found out even quicker that… Continue reading The one that started it all…