Monthly Archives: September 2011

Twinterest Tuesday: A Weekly Pinterest Round-up (9-13-11)

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Twinterest Tuesday yet again. I hope every one had a fabulous weekend. So…this was one of the more difficult roundups to complete. There seemed to be an insane number of food and “men I hope to marry” pins this week. I understand how food recipes are pin-worthy, but the latter…um who cares. Either way view the goodies below: Like this: Like Loading…

The Floral Disaster: A chair in distress

Posted on by Kahli Posted in Furniture, Inspiration, Thrift Shopping | 9 Comments

I bought a small scale chair at a nearby thrift store a few months ago with the intention to reupholster it, but other projects have taken precedence instead. It has a floral red and greenĀ  flocked velvet pattern on the front and solid green velvet on the backside. In other words it’s ugly! I can’t help but look at this chair and think about Christmas decorations. I’ll just show you instead of going on and on… Like this: Like Loading…

Double Take: Before and After Turquoise Cane Armchair

Posted on by Milla Posted in Before & After Projects, DIY, Upholstery Projects | 59 Comments

If any of you have been treated to buckets of non-stop rain the past few days, I bet you are ready for another chair makeover. We’re so excited to show you guys what took us only three days to complete. Yes, we’re crazy obsessed with our DIY projects. Much like our previous armchair makeover, this chair and fabric we purchased at quite a steal. And much like the previous armchair makeover, this chair was just as ugly in its previous …

Twinterest Tuesday: A Weekly Pinterest Round-up (9-6-11)

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It’s that day again…Twinterest Tuesday. However, let me first say as of yesterday, our blog has been online for one month. Happy One Month Anniversary Design Par Deux! Now that the mushy stuff is out of the way, view the latest round up below: Like this: Like Loading…

Double Take: Gray French Provincial Dresser Before & After

Posted on by Kahli Posted in Before & After Projects, DIY, Painting Projects | 34 Comments

A few days ago we gave a sneak peek of a dresser we had been working on for a girl’s bedroom. The dresser wasn’t in the best condition and required some work to get it in tip-top shape. Here is a before picture: Like this: Like Loading…

DIY Sneak Peek: French Provincial Dresser

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We haven’t had a project post in three days! Ugh, I’m so disgusted. Mother nature has really killed our DIY buzz these days. Also, the sun has been running away before 8pm, not good for us since we work late some days. However, the good news and the reason for this post is that we’ve been working on some projects. We mentioned in previous posts that we’re currently designing another little girl’s room. In the past couple of weeks, we’ve …

It’s Frugal Friday: A Thrifting Showcase #3

Posted on by Kahli Posted in Furniture, Thrift Shopping | 2 Comments

Friday couldn’t get here fast enough! For two reasons. Number one, I’m off of work and number two, no work on Monday! For us that just means more time to thrift. Anyway let’s get to this week’s frugal finds.. Like this: Like Loading…