Entries by sassysuburban

Furniture Facelift: 1800’s Carved Settee

I recently updated the fabric and trim on this gorgeous 1800’s floral carved settee. My client said it came from her Irish Grandmother. As you can see the fabric was outdated and really does look like it came from grandma! The client picked out some neutral fabric to give it a timeless look that could […]


ORC Week 4 – Stencil & Trim

4th Week of the One Room Challenge and guess what I worked on? MORE PAINTING!! Painting more doors black plus the molding around them and I purchased, cut, and painted chair rail. I also started the stenciling on the wall. Sooo much painting but now the space is really starting to take shape! I have […]

ORC Week 2 – The Great Carpet Debate

So the majority of my time this week was spent on painting and all the prep that goes along with that. I washed the entire hall, sanded down old paint drips, filled in dents, then taped and painted. Nothing glamorous. The best progress shot I can share would be the doors. What once was white, […]


Spring ORC Challenge

Some of you may be familiar with the ORC Challenge and some may not. For those of you that are like, huh? let me give you the lowdown. Calling It Home organizes a One Room Design Challenge for interior design bloggers. Everybody loves a before and after and this delivers in spades! The transformations of […]

Furniture Facelift

I picked up this little loveseat for $20 from my local thrift store. It was covered in an awful red brocade fabric that had been GLUED on! It was awful so I tore that off and found a lovely faded teal velour underneath. I kept it on the porch for a while until I knew […]