ikea inspired coat rack @ BandBBuildALife.com
Carpentry, Decor, Our Apartments, Projects

Ikea Inspired Coat Cubby – The Reveal!

So, I teased about this project back in June.  At this point, we're running out of July.  Let's get this thing done and show you guys how awesome it came out! Yesterday I shared with you the process Bill & I took to assemble our Ikea inspired Coat Cubby.  Lots of pauses in between woodworking,… Continue reading Ikea Inspired Coat Cubby – The Reveal!

winter scene DIY cloche @ BandBBuildALife.com
Crafty, Decor, Projects, Tutorials

From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

You know those moments.  You're walking along minding your own business when BAAM you're hit with inspiration.  Well while on a recent trip to the Pittsburgh Habitat ReStore I found this ugly old lamp.  (At left in the 'before' part of the Pinterest worthy pic) We've all read in blogland about boob lights, right?  Well… Continue reading From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

Sweater Pillows at BandBBuildALife.com
Decor, Our Apartments, Projects, Sewing

Our Pillows Got Cold, So I Made Them Sweaters

Yup, I've jumped on yet another DIY bandwagon - the COVER EVERYTHING IN SWEATERS! wagon.  Only, I'm drawing the line.  Soft fuzzy cozy sweater pillows?  Sure!  ....but why does my flower vase need to be cozy?  It doesn't. But I found this super comfy sweater for under $4 at Goodwill and thought it would be… Continue reading Our Pillows Got Cold, So I Made Them Sweaters