Antique Windows in the Garden

Last fall, I was picking up some old aluminum storm windows (to re-use the glass for our custom made new wood storms). They came off an old church that had recently replaced its wood windows with vinyl (I won’t even get into how wrong I think this is). They were selling off all the oldContinue reading “Antique Windows in the Garden”

Working With Velvet: Tips and Tricks

Velvet is a classic fabric, and will always be a favourite choice for certain styles of furniture, however, upholstering with velvet can be tricky. If you’re up for the challenge, here are a few things to consider when upholstering with velvet. Velvet Terminology: Nap refers to the direction that the fibers lay. Every velvet hasContinue reading “Working With Velvet: Tips and Tricks”

Working With Velvet: Tips and Tricks

Velvet is a classic fabric, and will always be a favourite choice for certain styles of furniture, however, upholstering with velvet can be tricky. If you’re up for the challenge, here are a few things to consider when upholstering with velvet. Velvet Terminology: Nap refers to the direction that the fibers lay. Every velvet hasContinue reading “Working With Velvet: Tips and Tricks”

Up In Arms! Easy DIY Fix For Ratty Furniture

Got kids?? Then you’ve got stains. It happens. Kids, pets…life. I recently read an opinion piece that said the key to happiness is the ability to live in the moment. To want what you have instead of trying to fill the endless void left by consumerism; wanting what you don’t have. This is not aContinue reading “Up In Arms! Easy DIY Fix For Ratty Furniture”