{Decor} A Better Bookcase

Painted Back of Bookcase "Brass" Figurine

Were on a roll with the home-improvement projects over here. And what were sharing today is one of those do-it-yourself gems that takes almost no time, costs next to nothing, could not be any easier and still makes a big impact. We spent Saturday afternoon finishing off the last of the quart of Benjamin Moores […]

{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! Heres 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"

We have made zero progress on the coffee table makeover we posted about last week, because weve been busy tickling our OCD with this DIY we had to copy from The Vault Files: Heres a reminder of what our entryway looked like before: Were 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, its 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 Bradshaws Closet

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If you saw our apartment in Apartment Therapys Small Cool contest, you may have noticed a new addition to our home office! While having Carrie Bradshaws $40,000 collection of Manolos, Jimmy Choos and Christian Louboutins isnt anywhere near our budget, were 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 were big believers in Ikea hacks, finding real wood furniture with great bones is a true treasure. After […]