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A few months ago I completed my DIY makeover on an Ikea Tarva dresser.  It was such fun to transform the simple piece of furniture into something custom.  In researching other ideas for DIY furniture facelifts, I came across these amazing ‘O’verlays’. Designed especially for the beautification of Ikea furniture, these decorative panels are the […]

Nicole’s Classes

nicole's classes

I bought a sewing machine last year and after proving to myself that I still know how to thread it, it has been sitting in our closet untouched. Just the thought of it makes me feel so guilty. It's not that I don't want to use it, but it's intimidating to just take it out […]

Dresser Makeover


I had been searching for ages for a large dresser with a little pizzaz and couldn’t find anything affordable that struck my fancy.  I decided I’d make something myself. I started with the Tarva Dresser from Ikea. I liked the fact that it was unfinished- so I could paint it or stain it- and I […]

At Home


My apologies for the long gap between posts!  With Sierra’s wedding fast approaching and a slew of exciting projects in the mix, the winter has been flying by. Today, I thought I’d share a little project I undertook last night.  If you’re in NYC you know it’s been a few of the coldest days on […]

Win this…

Flea Market Style Wedding

One of our favorite all time projects we worked on this past year was with Flea Market Style Magazine. Together we created a story about using vintage objects as vases, from boots to perfume bottles we filled them all with fresh blooms and they created a really fun story about searching for the perfect vessel. […]