How To Make a Bed from a Head & Foot

Have you ever come across a really lovely (and super affordable) old bed only to pass it up because it was missing its rails and slats? That’s almost what I did when I was hunting for Riley’s “big boy bed”. You may have heard this story before… I stumbled upon an antique cotton reel bed...…READ MORE

DIY Book Holders Repurposed from Drawer Organisers

Around the same time I was designing the floating bookshelves for behind Charlotte’s bedroom door, I happened to notice some drawer tidies in Kmart. “You know what?” I remarked to my mum, who was shopping with me that day, “These would be good re-purposed as little bookshelves.” It’s funny how you think when you’re in...…READ MORE

Re-Love Project…before and after

It’s reveal time! And I’m super excited to finally share this realisation of a concept that’s been floating around in my head for a few years now. I had no idea if I was going to be able to pull this idea off though it actually worked and I’m stoked with the result. I so...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Trimmed Towels…plus stylish & scrumptious scents

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a stash of lovely left-over fabric scraps testing the seams of an old box somewhere. There’s heaps you can do with those pretty remnants though this particular project is something I’ve been meaning to try for a few years now. And I finally got the perfect excuse!...…READ MORE

From Modern to Farmhouse | A File Cabinet Hack

For the past four or so years, all of Charlotte’s craft supplies have lived in a big plastic tub on the top shelf in her wardrobe. Aside from the fact her room has limited storage space which means we can’t be too picky about where things are housed, they were stowed away somewhat out of...…READ MORE

An Easy and Effective Door Refresh

Hey guys! Just popping in with a quick update about some progress in Charlotte’s bedroom – it’s soooo nearly done now! If you follow me socially (on Instagram or Facebook) you may have already seen a little sneak peek of this door makeover. I tend to procrastinate over painting decisions though this time around I managed...…READ MORE

A Virtual Cottage Kitchen Redesign…which plan do you prefer?

I should be concentrating on finishing my little girl’s bedroom…or sharing my next batch of free farmhouse style quote art (I know many of you guys are hanging out for these – don’t worry, they’re coming really soon!)…though last week I accidentally got lost designing a kitchen instead! Over the Easter break we were lucky...…READ MORE

Super Affordable DIY Wall Decals…using clear sticker paper

If you follow me socially, you might have read that over the next week or two I’ve decided to focus on finally finishing my little girl’s bedroom! It’s been 90% done for the past two years though for some reason I’ve been struggling to get it “complete-complete”. If I’m honest, I’ve probably been putting-off sharing...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Faux Multi-Drawer Cabinet Hack…using peel and stick flooring!

Don’t you love it when an idea simply pops into your head? That’s just what happened with this sideboard makeover. I was about to cut down a sheet of thin plywood to create some faux drawer fronts when I suddenly stopped. “Hey, peel and stick floorboards are about the same thickness as this plywood”, I...…READ MORE

DIY Mini Barn Doors…a complete tutorial

This was one of those “gee, if this actually works it’s gonna be really cool” kinda projects. Well, thankfully, it did…and it is! If I do say so myself :) Although I installed these DIY barn doors specifically to conceal a washing machine, they could be used in place of ordinary doors wherever space permits....…READ MORE