{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 […]

{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} 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 […]

{Update} Things Have Gotten Weird In San Francisco

Gwyneth

This month marks one year in San Francisco for the New Yorkies. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a full year, and it’s even harder to believe that we made it this long. What we never shared with you was that Gwyneth and I didn’t fall for San Francisco the minute we hit the […]

{Decor} Living Room Update

San Francisco Living Room Bay Window

If you saw Monday’s post, then you know we made a few updates to our living room. Gwyneth and I have been busy doing what we do best – moving furniture around and dumpster diving, and we’re pretty pleased with how our living room has turned out as a result! We moved our couch so […]

{Decor} Odds & Ends

Yellow Front Door

We know it’s been a while since we’ve been here; because last week Gwyneth and I fielded the same question from family, friends and you, dear readers – “Are you two alive?” It’s been two weeks since we’ve written, and those two weeks have gone by in approximately 3.4 minutes. We’ve been running around with […]