Quick and easy reupholstered dining chairs

Our lovely dining table was reupholstered sometime likely in the 1990s with a sort of satiny jacquard fabric in navy blue with a gold and red pattern. The table is so formal that I wanted something a little less formal to soften the room. I loaded up a cushion and headed to the upholstery and drapery fabric store down the street (have I mentioned how much I love living here, close to everything?) to get an idea of what was available. I’d been … Read more…

Anniversary dishes!

For our anniversary, my husband tried to surprise me with dishes he picked out all on his own from Pottery Barn. He even went to the trouble of hiding them in the attic. Unfortunately he forgot that when he gave them my rewards number, it emails me the receipt. I was surprised nonetheless, but just a little more immediately than he was expecting. Anyhow, he did a great job and picked out the Cabria set in turquoise blue. He got me (I mean “us,” … Read more…