Hi Friends! Well there she is! All completed and ready for another many years of life. I'm quickly off to run some errands so remind me to get a 'before' and 'after' shot. This has been a very busy week...so much to post, but it will have to wait for now! Happy Slipcovering! ~Cathy
Now on to the Inside Arm... I am running desperately LOW on fabric so I have to sew pieces together in places that are not too conspicuous such as the Inside Arm and the Deck areas! I hate to do it but in this case because I can't find anymore of this fabric I'm in… Continue reading The Inside Arm and Deck!
Okay. I have a confession to make. This project has sadly sat neglected for ...ahem... I can't even remember how long...let me check the calendar...or even better... let me check this here blog... June of 2011 !!!! WoW. I guess I did have a great excuse, an ACL injury and all and it took a… Continue reading Couch Slipcover Comes Out To Play!
I'm going to face it. I have too many books! Hi Friends! I know it's been a week or so since I've last posted, I have been busily trying to EMPTY our garage (currently our storage area while we have been under construction) so we'll have room for the kitchen remodel. Boxes and boxes came… Continue reading A Place For My Books!
I just LOVE this above photo. Complete chaos! Ha! Actually, we are moving everything out of the cabinets in this photo so it literally is a complete mess. But I took a photo none-the-less and our cavern of blegck is here for you all to devour! Can you believe, after almost 20 years we are… Continue reading Home Improvement – The Kitchen Planning Begins!
Finally! How long has it been? 6 months? 8 months? At any rate, we are making forward progress on our ground floor re-do, remodel project and I'm so happy we are at a point I can work on a sewing project! Window treatments!!! I have 5 windows to cover, each with their own unique challenges,… Continue reading The Ground Floor Home Improvement Project – Finally A Sewing Task!
Hey Everyone Again, While I'm on a roll I thought I'd post an update on the Home Improvement front. Jim took off a few days and started putting in the baseboard trim... The floor is complete in the Living room and Dining room (awesome!) and the only things left to do now are the baseboards,… Continue reading Floor Progress – The Baseboard!
Hey Everyone, It's been awhile since I've posted an update on our ground floor remodeling project so I thought it would be a good time to get caught up. The process is slow. We keep a busy schedule and the project gets done little bits at a time. We have (mostly Jim) pulled up the… Continue reading Home Improvement Project – Pulling up the old floor!
Hi Friends, Family, Followers! We've been busy putting the wall color up on the walls now! Just to give you a refresher, we chose Benjamin Moore "Dill Weed" as our color and I had it formulated using the Ben series eggshell interior paint and primer. This runs about $38 a gallon which isn't the cheapest… Continue reading Home Improvement – Wall Color Reveal!
The first one I noticed as soon as I could see my driveway! A New tree was planted to replace our Ash tree that was cut down during the deforestation emerald ash borer maintenance program last fall. You can see the stump. But what a sweet beauty the village replaced it with... I can't wait… Continue reading Two More Surprises Today!