Chic DIY Ottoman from this Old Coffee Table

Make a chic DIY ottoman from your old coffee table; Bringing new life to old pieces Turning something old and un-functional into something new and usable is a great way to recycle some old pieces that you may have laying around your house or at your local thrift shop.  The best part: you can turn them into anything you want!  My daughter, who moved back in with my husband and I after switching colleges is saving up money to move into her first apartment after graduation so we are beginning to make pieces for her new place.  The best part about … Continued

Wine Cabinet … Yes Please!

wine cabinet custom built for charity

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Today I am going to share a wine cabinet project with you that I built with the help of some plans from Ana White.  Ana is the author of the book “The Handbuilt Home” and has a blog site where you can go to get free plans to help you create wonderful custom pieces of hand built furniture.  If you love to woodwork, (and I do), then Ana’s site is a must save on your computer’s favorite bar!  🙂  I bring this site up today, because we at Hello…I Live Here carved out a weekend to create a … Continued

We’re Just Getting Started!

Happy Monday all, and thanks for stopping by our site. We are just getting started at Hello…I Live Here’s journey of helping others realize you do not have to give up your lifestyle because you decided to live cozy. Journey with us as we transform our cozy villa into a charming place to live. -LC

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