It is amazing how relatives coming to stay spurs me on to finish jobs around the house! My Mum and step-Dad are driving down from Rotorua on Friday for the long weekend, so the last few days have been spent crossing things off my to-do list.
We bought new couches a few months ago and at the same time, ordered some extra fabric so I could re-cover our dining chairs to match. The fabric, along with my new staple gun, has been sitting with my craft supplies waiting until I plucked up the courage to start the project.
On Sunday our dining chairs went from this:
Yesterday our couches also finally got some new cushion covers. The old ones were a dull navy cotton, and I’m surprised what a lift the red cushions have given to the room.
Note sleeping cat on the back of the couch. It’s her favourite place to sleep – sunny and a prime position for watching comings and goings on our street.