Wednesday, July 9, 2008

frances houseman ate the couch.

she is the best, cutest, most wonderful little dog ever (as far as i am concerned). i wasn't even looking for her, she just happened to me. her original owner could no longer take care of her and i was at the right place at the right time, and now she is one of the best things that ever happened to me. (photo by manuel dominguez, jr.)

but sometimes, she is a bit bad. like yesterday. she ate the couch. actually, she ate the couch a few days back also, which means that the cushions were ripped on both sides. the fabric was very thin to begin with, seeing as how it came from a little vintage shop.

so now both sides were eaten and could not be sat upon without having lots and lots of orange foamy bits all over your bottom. so i set to work doing an emergency DIY cushion re-covering.

a few yards of old fabric and about one hour later, here it is.

now i just have to make about ten mismatched pillows, and it will be the perfect grandma couch!

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