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Swap Meet Style

It seems that so many of our stories (or in this case, blog posts) start with, "well, we pulled this out of the trash" or "yeah, we picked that up at the swap meet last year".  Which got us to thinking...Do we brake for yardsales?  Hell yeah!  Do we...

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Molly’s “Thank You” Granola

Is it just us, or is a recipe you get from your friend better than one you might read in a magazine or see on a flashy pinterest board?  We think so!  No doubt, the age of sharing recipes is rapidly drawing to an end.  Gone are the days in which we...

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The Story of Our First Sale – Remnants of the Past

Remember how excited we were for the Remnants of the Past Vintage Show?  We marketed, canvased, promoted.  We bought, painted, nailed, drilled, taped, glued, sanded, constructed.  The result was a repurposed, curated, (dare I say awesome?) inventory and a prepared...

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Long Beach Condo Renovation

The Offending Property:  2 bed/2 bath, third story condo.  Located one block from the beach in Long Beach, CA.  Inhabited by renters for the last 15 years, dated, smelly, dark, broken.The Sentence:  3.5 weeks of renovation, $30,000 budget, to...

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Today We Choose Turqouise

And the color we choose is...Turquoise!  Yay!  Admittedly, the color choice wasn't easy, there were so many options! For those of you that follow us on Instagram @warehousecollective we posted this "before" pic for color ideas.  Remember? We purchased this chair at...

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DIY Solid Wood Block Table – Oh the possibilities!

Is it metal?  Is it wood?  All we know is it's awesome! Alright, we'll admit it, this is one of those projects we thought would be ridiculously easy and when it's all said and done, it just wasn't.  Why not, you ask?  First, a quick backstory: As you may already know,...

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For the LOVE of the Powder Room!

So today we ask, do you LOVE your powder room?  For those of you that are confused, we are referring to the small bathroom that (usually) lives on your first floor and is (usually) one of the places that every guest will see in your home.  It is (in our...

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Our “New” Doggie Basket

Last week we found this old basket in our garage.  We had picked it up from the Long Beach Swap Meet years ago and never really done anything with it.  Inspired, we set about making it into a cute little "doggie basket" to go under our desk. First we spray...

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Ink + Wood = Awesome!

Posted by popular request - how to do your own photo-to-wood transfer.  Yay!So we are by no means the first blog to post about this.  What?  Yeah that's right, we know what's up!  That said, we wanted to share what worked for us and how we made...

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A Park City Wedding

Well, let's admit one thing, this isn't a wedding blog.  However, when planning this beautiful wedding in Park City, UT last year, we read, relied on, perused, stalked (you get the picture) so many wedding blogs (for which we have the utmost respect and love for)...

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There’s a dog in your nightstand!

We are so excited to show-off our most recent project.  A proper title can't be found for these two pieces (yes, we have two of these that are identical!).  They could be nightstands, end tables, coffee tables, dog crates...I'm picturing the cutest Laguna...

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