My Pottery Barn Slipcover Saga

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Please note that 17 years ago this slipcover was really cool and in style…

Many of you read my Instagram post and saw my Stories about the 89 years of fabric I bought to have two couches, two chairs and a sectional slipcovered. A few of you messaged me and asked if I could have ordered one from the sofa builder.

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My Coffee Table dilemma … help!

So here is my problem. I bought this coffee table thirty years ago. When I bought the table, it was light wood. I had the wood stained dark (gasp!) but at the time I thought that was a good thing. (Of course, I now know it wasn’t.) The table itself is pretty cheap. So it should be replaced. Ideally,  I want either a chippy painted coffee table or a newly found flea market table.

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Finishing the Tile on Our Master Bedroom Fireplace

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A few months I tackled a renovation in our master bedroom. I finished most everything but my last big project was the fireplace. And just so you know, the fireplace was really ugly. And since I was the one that picked this out (like 19 years ago) I can say that, right?

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AROUND THE HOUSE // Planning a Photo Shoot

A few months ago I was asked if I wanted to participate in a Summer Home Blog Tour. There are so many bloggers that I admire participating in the tour and I can’t believe they asked me to join them. Needless to say, I am very excited and just so you know, the tour goes live on July 24th.

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AROUND THE HOUSE // Flea Market Finds

One of my favorite ways to spend a weekend morning is at an antique flea market. I have shared my thoughts about how to shop at flea markets in a previous post. I try to go to as many as I can because but I think all flea markets are great. You just need to know what to look for!

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AROUND THE HOUSE // How to Set an Outdoor Table

I love to dine outdoors. And since we live in Southern California it’s something we can do all of the time. But when it comes to setting your outdoor table there are a few things you can do to make your dining experience more enjoyable.

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