House by the Bay Design

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Hide those litter boxes!

Mum calls the upstairs guest bathroom her “spa bathroom” because it has the only bathtub in the house. Unfortunately, it also is home to two of our four kitty litter boxes. Turns out: cat poop – not very spa-like. The dilemma: the cats need easy access to their boxes for private time,  and mum needs a […] Read more…

Ikea chair makeover

I decided to take advantage of the Thanksgiving long weekend and give our kitchen chairs a bit of a makeover. These are our chairs before their transformation: The Byholma chair with the Djupvik cushion from Ikea. First on my makeover to-do list was dyeing the cushion covers. I wanted a darker green-ish brown colour, which […] Read more…