Tag Archives: furniture

Transformed :: Dressed up Dresser

Refinishing a dresser can be super overwhelming. I’m often asked the questions: What qualities should I look for when furniture hunting? How do I ensure that I prime properly? What paints should I use? Claire here, and today’s project has been a long time coming. Over the last couple months, Chanel has had some major dresser drama… read more


Transformed :: Take a Seat

Claire here, and if the warm weather is inspiring you to get outdoors and be creative, this cheery DIY project is for you. It’s a bit more involved than my gold brick bookends from last month, but the end result is one that’ll totally transform an entryway or cozy nook in your house. Two weeks ago… read more


Transformed :: Benched

This time of year, I’ll find any and every excuse to create a DIY that can be enjoyed outdoors. There’s nothing I love more than cozying up in the sun with a thrilling book, so I felt instantly inspired when Chanel suggested I make a bench for a backyard seating solution that’s perfect for just… read more


Transformed :: Painted Pouf

Claire here, and I couldn’t be more excited to present to you all my latest project! Two weeks ago I asked for your suggestions on which pouf I should make, and though I loved them all, I took little bits of inspiration from each one to create a design that’s truly original and unique. After some trial… read more


Transformed :: POUF!

It’s not often that I find time to kick back and relax, but when I do, I like to do it right. Because my charming little home boasts a proportionately tiny living room, I opt not to have a coffee table — which makes for a terrific space-saver, but in turn makes propping my feet… read more


Transformed :: Moroccan-Style Table

Claire here, with this week’s DIY transformation for you all! When Camille asked for my help in creating a low seated dining table for her bohemian-themed shoot for DIY Network, the wheels in my head started spinning. What types of materials would be right for a Moroccan-style table, perfect for guests to lounge around on floor… read more


Step Into My Office…

Morning everyone! This is the spot where I start each day…with a steaming cappuccino in hand as I scan the latest posts from my favorite blogs. Remember the “before” shots of my unfurnished office? Well, we’ve now been in the new house a couple months, so I thought it was time to show y’all my… read more


Transformed :: A Tree

Happy Tuesday! Claire here, and I’m so excited to share my next transformation with you all. It was quite the lesson in patience, power tools, and perseverance, but it resulted in a delightfully unique table. In one of my first exchanges with Chanel she mentioned she had a few tree stumps lying around. Naturally, we began… read more