Dining Room

Stripping as Painlessly as Possible

Stripping as Painlessly as Possible

Before deciding to strip, you should spend some time in the gym and also think about getting if not a real tan, at least a spray tan. Learn how to dance and always point your toes on the pole otherwise you'll look like a naked adult tromping on a playground. And,...

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Adding Wainscotting in the Dining Room

Adding Wainscotting in the Dining Room

So... is it wainscoting, wainscotting, or wainscoating? I've seen all three in researching this project... However it's spelled, this project was time consuming, tyme consuming, and time consumming! (See what I did there ?! 🙂 ). I definitely wavered in deciding to do...

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Adding Board and Batten in the Dining Room

Adding Board and Batten in the Dining Room

Although the deck project is not quite done yet (I still have to stain the lower level of the deck), it is COLD here and even if I could bear it, the temperature can't be lower than 40 degrees for the stain to cure properly. So, my projects are moving to inside the...

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Statement Chairs in Dining Room

Statement Chairs in Dining Room

Well... I thought I was going to take a break in the dining room for now, but after going to Home Goods to pick up a few items for the guest room, I came across some statement chairs for the head and foot of the table that I couldn't pass up: I wanted...

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I’m Sandra and I’ve renovated 7 houses over the last 20 years.  I’m an attorney by trade but home renovation is my real passion.  Thanks for following along as I renovate yet another space.  I hope you get some ideas and inspiration!