Our Drexel Heritage coffee table scratches and stains so easily. If it wasn’t an eyesore to begin with, it became one just a few months into post. The GSO “solution” of putting one of the dining table scratch pads on top as a protector was. just. wrong. So I have been staring at this thing (above) and percolating this project […]
Every time I walked into my studio, and from each sideways glance while seated at my computer, my eyes were assaulted by the wooden scallop from the Drexel Heritage Computer Hutch we are stuck with. I couldn’t stand to look at this eyesore for one more second:
Have you seen these?! A fellow DS-spouse friend (who will be departing for her first post soon!) brought indie mats to my attention, and I’m so in love.
I’m so happy to be documenting and sharing the ideas of others in this FS life! This one is from Sandra Para, who has more great ideas for upcycling UAB boxes on her Pinterest page. Below is her story about adapting to a new post – and creating a headboard from UAB boxes. “When we found out our next […]
Moving 6,000 miles away from home has all sorts of unforseen challenges. Functionally, the biggest by far was electricity
I’ve been hunting for more hacks and ideas to archive here on Adaptation House, and here’s another great one taken (with permission of course) from Trailing Houses. Waterproof seats!
The Holidays are almost here! With the maddening pouch rules for shipping and the insanely little amount of storage space (I know I’m not alone here), I’ve been trying not to go postal with Christmas decorations.
Whenever someone goes looking to cover the ubiquitous (and hideous) Drexel flat-top patterned couches, the Ektorp is mentioned. Ikea slipcovers are versatile, affordable, and quickly update the feel of a couch. But Ikea ships very few products,
Slipcover Success! Thanks to Heidi I. for sharing this Drexel “Kara Mid Sofa” slipcover awesomeness on Trailing House
Tile is commonly used in many second and third-world countries, but most designs don’t exactly scream “neutral” (or blend with the beautiful Fiesta Ware you’ve been lovingly collecting).
Just found these paper frames from printemshop.com, looks like a perfect solution for my bedroom gallery wall.