This vintage chair was in rough shape, but when the Craigslist seller ended up living across the street, Vanessa knew it was meant to be. With some patience (and a lovely surprise!), the chair has a new life:
When Rachel found this chair in her parents' garage, she just had to save it. Once belonging to her great uncle in the 1940s, this former home for mice had such stunning arms, it needed a new lease on life.
Not all stools are as adjustable as the beauties in Ann's kitchen above, so it's important to get the dimensions just right in order to sit comfortably. Think about these things before you go out shopping, not after you bring home the wrong size!
Whether you're starting from scratch or just feeling like your dining area needs a punching up, there are six steps you can start with to get to a dreamy dining room pretty quickly (or use to evaluate what you currently have).
If you have a perfectly matched and perfectly respectable set of dining room chairs, all is well. But, if you are looking to shake things up a bit, here are inspirational examples where the traditional gets traded in for the unconventional. Explore eight rooms from our house tours, and incorporate these tips at home...
While hanging a hammock inside my house has always sounded nice, it's never been a reality. Until now! We're fixing up our sunroom and there's a spot where I've always imagined building a window seat. However, built-in window seats are expensive! Next idea up: A hammock!
Miranda found this shapely chair on the side of the road — and it looked like it. But, this piece had a great form, and with Miranda's lovely DIY changes, is now on the road to being an awesome addition to a home!