When we moved into our new home, I took some of our furniture for World Headquarters. Our old kitchen table is now my sewing table, recovered with a sweet new oilcloth.
This was the table before:
And I did love that oilcloth so much, but was ready for a change. I'm funny that way... looking at certain things makes my mind wander with the memories I have from that piece. So, for example, every time I saw that table, I'd be sidetracked with so many memories and thoughts from our old house, dinners, etc., that it was a distraction from what I'm trying to do in WHQ (World Headquarters).
Time for a tiny change.
And my fabric is slowly getting organized.
And once I'm done with that, I'll be mopping the WHQ floor as my final move-in chore.
The desk in the background of the first image is from Pottery Barn.
The cubbies are from Ikea.
My oilcloth (before and after) and sewing basket are all from Cath Kidston.
My pincushions were Christmas ornaments from Martha Stewart.
Much of my new fabric is from Sandi Henderson (Hi Sandi!), Amy Butler, and Cath Kidston. The rest is all vintage.
My upholstered chair and ottoman are from Ikea and the slipcovers are from an old Ikea line named Rosalie that I was able to find on ebay.
Photo Credit: The before image of my table is from my first book, The Farm Chicks in the Kitchen, and was shot by John Granen.