Monthly Archives: October 2011
A New Foyer Light
We finally replaced our foyer light, and it has been a long time coming. This fixture (above) has been my constant reminder that our house was built in the 1980s. I had my eye on this Hundi Lantern from Pottery Barn: But at $299 (currently on sale for $239), it was about $100 more than we were prepared to spend….
2 Legit 2 Cut
A couple people have asked me how to cut out the notches for the table legs and the stretchers…..so I decided to create a little video of how I do it. To create a notch, I measure my table saw blade and ensure that it’s at 3.5”, I make my first cut, then I set the blade to measure approximately…
Shawty whatcha think? The Restoration Hardware table that was the inspiration for our dining room is listed at two sizes; one at 96” long and one at 72”. The 96” runs for about $3195 and the 72” costs $2595. It was only a matter of time before I had the opportunity to build a smaller table. I just finished one…
Who Wants a Table?
I’ve been overwhelmingly encouraged by seeing how many times are table has been “pinned,” and “repinned,” on pinterest. We entered a facebook contest and were so humbled to have made it as a top 5 finalist along with some other extremely talented designers/decorators. Perfectly honest, we were really bummed to not have won the first place prize of $2500. Also…