Back when my aunt and uncle moved into my grandfather's house a few years ago, my aunt did some serious cleaning and unearthed this gem. Nobody on this side of the family reads Chinese but an aunt on the other side of the family was able to translate it for us. It's basically a letter… Continue reading Family Heirloom Frame Upcycle
Over three months of sheltering in place and I finally snapped. One tutorial for turning a small folding tray table into an ironing board led to me rearranging our entire apartment to make it work better for us as this one-bedroom apartment continues to contain our entire universe. Below is the only before picture I… Continue reading Sewing Room Tour
One of my father's favorite pastimes is treasure hunting at flea markets. We went to just enough when I was a kid that he passed this passion down to me but I don't think it was ever anywhere near as many as he would have liked. He was a constant flea market bargain hunter before… Continue reading Brimfield!
For the past two years (four for Kevin), we have lived in a tiny studio apartment in Queens. While we've made many happy memories here, the time has come for us to move on to a much nicer, roomier apartment in New Jersey. Since I spent the past two years trying to make this place… Continue reading A Tour Around the Walls of Our Studio Apartment (Because the Rest of It Is Too Messy to Show)