{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} 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 […]

{Shop} The Many Shoes of Carrie Bradshaw’s Closet

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If you saw our apartment in Apartment Therapy’s Small Cool contest, you may have noticed a new addition to our home office! While having Carrie Bradshaw’s $40,000 collection of Manolos, Jimmy Choos and Christian Louboutins isn’t anywhere near our budget, we’re enjoying reliving the highlights of her shoe closet for the bargain price of $29.00 […]

{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} Small Space Inspiration

Amplified Apartments Erin Souder’s Apartment

Earlier this week, our Nob Hill apartment was featured in Amplified Apartments, a regular series from the ForRent.com Blog. If you aren’t familiar with this small-space inspiration source, it’s definitely worth checking out. It has tons of tips for small space dwellers – from maximizing closet space, to creating a pantry when your apartment doesn’t have one to […]