TV Cabinet

Whenever I need a piece of furniture my first thought is never 'Where can I buy one of those?' but always, 'How can I make something similar?' I wanted a mid century modern style credenza but my budget wouldn't allow it. So I decided I would have to make a 'poor man's' version. My inspiration … Continue reading TV Cabinet

Reupholstering a sofa

We found this sofa. It had been savagely attacked by a cat (I presume) but was clean, didn't smell and had good bones. I had to have it .... It wouldn't fit in the car - curses. We carried it about 500m to our apartment; it felt like the longest walk of my life, that … Continue reading Reupholstering a sofa

Stenciled side table

  My boyfriend (who from this point forward will be referred to as M) found this side table by a bin and he brought it home for me. This is more exciting than him bringing me flowers. It went through a few stages before I decided on a design I was happy with. I started … Continue reading Stenciled side table

Velvet armchair makeover

We found this chair on our second day in Barcelona. If it had been lovely brown leather it would have stayed as it was, but the musty smelling pleather had to go. For a very long time I have been lusting after a pale grey velvet chair. I actually wanted a velvet sofa, but velvet … Continue reading Velvet armchair makeover

Geometric painted cupboard

I got this laminate cupboard for 2 euros from a guy who was having a clear out. It was begging to be renovated and as dark blue is currently my favorite furniture colour, dark blue it was. I think that all cupboards look better on legs, so when I found this coffee table discarded at … Continue reading Geometric painted cupboard