Transform an Ikea Wall Cabinet with a Crackle Finish!

Have you ever thought about transforming an Ikea wall cabinet with a crackle finish? Neither have we: this update was a fluke! Hubs and I are supplement users so when our local pharmacy started a twice a year anniversary sale, we wanted to take advantage of the huge price savings. Unfortunately we didn’t have anywhere to store a 6-month supply of supplements until the next sale!¬†Enter Ikea! Continue reading

Vintage Steno Chair Update: Transform Vinyl with Paint

A few years ago, we were at an outdoor antique market in Aberfoyle, Ontario looking at these funky metal lamps wondering if we could find space for them. As the story goes, they were originally from a psychiatric hospital. What we loved about them were the curvy lines and retro look. Continue reading

Ikea Stenstorp Kitchen Cart Hack

We ran into a problem with our kitchen design when we couldn’t fit two pantries along the fridge wall. Due to traffic flow issues, our renovator had no choice but to change the plan. That left us with an awkward blank spot to fill at the entry to our kitchen. Not only was it awkward to look at, but the lack of a pantry left us terribly short of storage space! Continue reading