10 Crafty Projects For Crafty People | Saltbush Avenue

10 Crafty Projects For Crafty People

Soooo my life (and my dining room table) has been overflowing with CRAFT PROJECTS ever since I started posting weekly tutorials at Homedit. I’m currently taking a break from my gig as a DIY Contributor, since I’m busy with design work, but it was a blast and I thought I’d share a few favourite craft project ideas over here.  Continue reading »

Retro Armchair Restoration | Saltbush Avenue

Retro Armchair Restoration

This story has been months in the making. I brought home these retro armchairs, refinished their frames, made some upholstery, took numerous missteps along the way… but they’re finished, both of them, and I have two beautiful midcentury recliners to show for it.  Continue reading »

Bedroom curtains

Curtain and blind surgery

This window has new curtains and blinds! I don’t blame you if you can’t exactly feel the excitement, but it’s exciting to me.

Here’s how it was looking after I refinished the window frame in our bedroom. Getting that done was well and good, but the next task was to tackle the pile of curtains and blinds that had been sitting in the corner, staring me down for the last six months.  Continue reading »

star quilt bedside

Making my own star quilt

I kind of hate and love sewing, especially on bigger projects like this star quilt. You need more of everything than what you anticipate — more fabric, more calculations, more thread, more money, more time — but then I love it because duh, you’re making pretty things with your own two hands that you’ll use.  Continue reading »