How to Dress a Crate & Barrel Basque Dining Chair

Many, many months ago, we purchased a lovely mango wood dining table and chair set. Mango wood is a soft wood, which if you have children who love to play rough will leave a love mark on the wood…forever. I know with young children it’s inevitable, but that doesn’t mean a girl can’t try to make beautiful yet versatile chair covers to meet the needs of a busy family....more

How to Choose the Best DIY Slipcover Design

I recently shared a photo of a sewing project that’s been in the works for the past two weeks – dining chair slipcovers! Since we are now new owners of a soft mango wood dining table and Basque dining chairs to properly host anything from a casual to formal dinner party, I wanted to make some dining slipcovers that fit the need of our busy family....more

Kind of a Grown-Up

This is my table. (And my cat.  And some miscellaneous mess from 5 years ago.)...more