Entries by sassysuburban


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 […]


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 […]


BIG book solution

Recently we have had a book landslide situation going on in my son’s room. Really the problem was an inadequate bedside table.  I have been keeping an eye our for narrow bookcases but none of them seem to have the capacity to hold oversized books.  Much like these vintage books my husband and I insist […]