DIY Day 1: Blood, Sweat, and Tears

I thought today would be a breeze.  I’d prime AND paint the chairs as well as make great progress on reupholstering the chairs.  I was terribly, terribly wrong.

Two chairs primed.  TWO.

Fabric removed carefully.  (Because my boyfriend’s sister-in-law wanted to keep the fabric, making my job much more difficult.

Oh well.  Day 2 will hopefully be more productive.


Charming Little Couch // “You Make My Dreams Come True”

running through ikea

My boyfriend and I purchased a loveseat today.  No, it wasn’t at IKEA.  We went to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore closest to us.  Visiting the ReStore can be a hit or miss kind of ordeal.  Today, within five minutes of walking into the store, we had a hit.  We came away with a white loveseat for $30.

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