I Sawed Off the Awkward Changing Table Hump!

Or I should say, my husband sawed off the awkward changing table hump! These days new parents are using beautiful credenzas and dressers as changing tables. What a smart idea. I used a traditional changing table complete with "awkward hump" that I really loved when my children were babies.  It was only awkward when I no longer wanted to use it as a changing table. I can't complain because my mom purchased this for my ten year old when he was a baby. He used it as a dresser until baby … [Read more...]

Cabinet Makeover with a Secret Identity

If you read my Top 10 Project Wish List for 2013, you might remember number 10 on my list was to replace this table: This was my husband's table, and I'm on a mission to replace all of his furniture find a piece that would provide some storage, something my very open-concept house is sadly lacking. I am happy to announce that Wish List Project #10 can officially be crossed off the list! I found this cabinet at a thrift store a couple of weeks ago.  I paid a bit more for it than I … [Read more...]

How I Destroyed and Rebuilt My Sectional

How many of you were so excited about finding just the perfect sectional only to realize that once you got it home or lived with it a while, it was not the perfect seating choice after all?  Pick me, pick me (as my husband always says when he has the answer), me! I shopped for what seemed like forever for just the perfect sectional sofa, and I thought I had found just the one. I imagined we would all be lounging around on it together in our jammies under blankets watching movies.  The reality … [Read more...]