Monthly Archives: November 2013


Pottery Barn Hack ~ Benches

I have always been a fan of the Pottery Barn Rustic Bench. I have not always been a fan of the price tag. $149 for the small bench and $249 for the large bench was a bit more than I was comfortable spending on a piece of accent furniture. Luckily, Ana White had building plans for the Pottery Barn […]

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How to Remove Wax From a Wool Rug

We recently had a candle mishap and I was ready to take an x-acto knife to it :-) Luckily, I did not! The removal process is VERY simple and takes five minutes. The wax was a sizable amount. You will need an iron, towel and newsprint. Lay the towel to the right of the wax. […]

IKEA Kivik couch update 2

IKEA Kivik Couch Update

We have had our IKEA Kivik couch for a year, and decided it was time to give it a new look. For only $30 we were able to give the couch a much more modern look. IKEA sells legs intended for bookshelves and cabinets. We added them to the couch and are very happy with […]


Reclaimed Wood Farm Table

I have finally had time to catch up on building projects! This table is made from 100% reclaimed wood from the DC area. This table is still for sale!!


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