From Boy to Girl!

Hey everybody I am back from my vacation with hubs. Did you miss me? I am all clear-headed, refreshed, and ready to face the winter and finish out this last trimester before baby girl comes.

I showed you the fabric I got for baby girl’s room a couple of posts back. I wanted to reupholster Isaac’s old glider (got on Craiglist for $40) to make it over for a baby girl.


So I took it all apart and started redoing the glider and ottoman with the fun pink and chocolate damask print. It turned out FABULOUS, if I do say so myself. I only had to replace the arm cushions since those had really taken a beating.

Pay no attention to the lilac walls, they were the color that the previous owners had and it is so going bye bye soon.

Here is a close up of the buttons if you can see them. In the previous demin cushions the manufacturer had sewn in the middle. Well I wasn’t going to try to take that on without a commercial sewing machine. So I got innovative and decided to recover buttons and then pull them taut and tie them on the back. It turned out nice I think.

And the matching ottoman…it was a fun project but it was a distraction from working on Isaac’s bunkbeds, which is the real priority. Since I have started refinishing the bunkbeds, half the time I am thinking, “WHAT WERE YOU THINKING!” and the other half I think “THIS IS GOING TO LOOK AMAZING WHEN I AM DONE!” I think I need to have a paint party and get a bunch of girlfriends to dig in and help me paint. Any locals want to volunteer? I will feed you 🙂