House by the Bay Design


Stinky Mid-Century Dresser Makeover

stinky dresser

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that last month I bought this beautiful mid-century style dresser second-hand on Varage Sale:   My new-to-me dresser was exactly what I was looking for. It was beautiful and stylish but…there was a…smell.   I tried all the things – vinegar, coffee grinds, charcoal, oder absorbers, Fabreze. The […] Read more…

Master Bedroom Walk-in Closet Redo


I’m so happy that I just finished a project that I started a few months ago – new doors for my walk-in closet. When I replaced the builder standard closet hardware (a hanging bar and single shelf) I decided to put most of my stuff along the side walls of the closet, instead of just […] Read more…

40 Bags in 40 Days

OMG it’s March. Thank goodness! It’s not like the weather is better than it was yesterday in February (it’s actually snowing) but I’m going to go ahead and pretend it’s spring. And Spring means spring cleaning! Well…it’s never meant that for me before but this year I’m trying to be more organized as per my […] Read more…