{DIY} Ikea Lack Table To Tufted Ottoman

Ikea Lack Table To Tufted Ottoman

After getting pleasantly sidetracked with our DIY Dalmatian Print “Wallpaper” Entryway, Gwyneth and I finally got to work on giving our Dumpster Dive Coffee Table a makeover! Here’s how it turned out (please disregard the haphazard pillows and mashed cushions on the couch. As you can see, Gwyneth likes to rearrange them when she climbs […]

{DIY} Seeing Spots – Our Dalmatian Print Entryway

DIY Dalmatian Print Wallpaper Yellow Interior Door

We have made zero progress on the coffee table makeover we posted about last week, because we’ve been busy tickling our OCD with this DIY we had to copy from The Vault Files: Here’s a reminder of what our entryway looked like before: We’re so happy with how it turned out! (It only took Gwyneth […]

{Decor} Our Coffee Table Needs A Makeover

Z Gallerie Fig Tree

Back in February, Gwyneth and I discovered this Dumpster Dive coffee table on the street. Unlike the rest of our Dumpster Dives, Gwyneth and I cleaned it up and plopped it down in the living room without giving it a makeover. And since February, it’s been on the “one-day” project list. Well that day is […]

{DIY} Leather & Chain Link Camera Strap With Removable Tassel

DIY Leather and Chain Link Camera Strap

Since making our DIY Bow Pillow, Gwyneth and I have been looking for more projects to sharpen our sewing skills and get our DIY fix. Gwyneth reminded me that we’d added one of these camera straps from SFK Accessories to our wishlist a while back, and that we had some leftover leather from the DIY Anthropologie Chair […]

{DIY} One Hour Bow Pillow

DIY Bow Pillow

Against our better judgement, we bought a cheap sewing machine from Target a few weeks ago. Gwyneth advised against the purchase because she knew there was no way I was going to be able to control myself with it. She warned me that it was only a matter of time before we had entirely too […]

{DIY} Dumpster Dive Kitchen Dresser

Meredith and The New Yorkie Dumpster Dive Kitchen Dresser / Bar

Earlier this month, Gwyneth found the Dumpster Dive find of the century on one of our Sunday afternoon walks. Most of the Dumpster Dive furniture we find and makeover is of the Ikea variety – and while we’re big believers in Ikea hacks, finding real wood furniture with great bones is a true treasure. After […]

{DIY} Dumpster Dive Dresser Inspiration

Dumpster Dive Dresser

If you saw last week’s post, you know that Gwyneth and I scored a major Dumpster Dive find outside our Nob Hill apartment! We’ve been working away at turning this beast into a beauty, and we can’t wait to share the finished piece with you! We’ve still got some work ahead of us, so today we’ve […]