A close friend of mine has been creating these fabulous children's chairs that have been selling like hotcakes. I have had the occasion to be able to join her in the fun so I thought I would share some of what goes on.A Mama Happily Interrupted: Heather's Homemade Chairs...more
Tonight I said goodbye to this Lazy Boy reclining chair. I’m thinking it’s circa 1970 and it came with our bungalow that we bought in 2000. We were the third owners of the house, but technically the second because the it was owned by a family who gave it to their daughter. She lived there her entire life and was in a nursing home when we bought it from her. (The cushion is missing because it was in the washing machine.)...more
[Editor's note: How many times have you driven by abandoned furniture and felt like pulling over and nabbing a piece or two for the sake of repurposing? Heather did just that and gave new shine to a formerly frumpy chair. Nice work! - Kathy]...more
I get a lot of customers with cushion problems. Pets, kids and time are the biggest culprits, but floods and sensitive bottoms and backs bring us a lot of business too. If you have a chair or sofa that you just LOVE, but isn’t that comfy to lounge in, you can have that fixed.
Go to your upholsterer armed with measurements (in inches please), you should have 3. Width x length x thickness....more
Today was a bit annoying. I sat down to write this blog post and the leg fell off my chair, causing me to fall prostrate onto the floor. I called out to my dog; "Naughty George, I have fallen, and I think it's really bad." I had visions of him coming to my aid and then staying for several weeks beside my dead body until I was discovered by rescuers. You read about it all the time in the papers. ...more
This was intended to be a short piece about how Chip Saltsman distributed a CD with the political parody "Barack the Magic Negro" set to the tune of "Puff the Magic Dragon," and how people were angry at him and Mike Duncan at the RNC got his days-of-the-week panties in a bunch, but I decided that to write something short and sweet was a) impossible for me to do and b) an insult to the intellectual integrity of this issue.