Painting the Suite Extension House Exterior

You were probably expecting to see the suite extension bathroom reveal this week, but sorry, something unexpected happened I needed to share first (the bathroom will be coming up super soon!). With everyone being stuck at home, and thanks to a streak of perfect painting weather, my parents abruptly decided it was time to “render”...…READ MORE

Installing the Suite Extension Flooring

What better thing to do when stuck at home than have a go at laying your very own floor. I mean, what a fun little isolation project to get stuck into? Right? And surely not difficult at all? Right? In all honestly, we decided on the suite extension flooring quite a while back (Arbre Engineered...…READ MORE

DIY Stair Newel Post Update

I touched on this project a few posts back though wanted to re-visit it because now it’s totally done! And looking pretty schmick! If I do say so myself :) If you caught the past post, I shared how this newel-post-meets-half-wall was left in a bit of a mess after my parent’s builders made some...…READ MORE

DIY Book Page Quote Sign…using a Peel & Stick Fabric Poster

Last week one of my daughter’s closest friends celebrated her 9th birthday. She is obsessed with Harry Potter, and her mum is an author, so for something special I decided to make her a custom book page sign. Yeah, I know it’s not the funnest kids’ gift in the world, though I knew she would...…READ MORE

Easy Kmart Stool Hack

Why, hello there! Remember me? I’m sorry I’ve been so absent. Things have been busy, just not in a super productive way. With summer holidays comes lots of family time which means completing projects and writing blog posts isn’t always a priority, or sometimes even a possibility. Still, I have quite a bit of suite...…READ MORE

Easy Upcycled Terracotta Herb Pots

I don’t do a lot of crafts, though every now and again I get a hankering for an easy little project. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I’ve been growing plant babies as per the Woolworths Discovery Garden initiative. Well, those babies got quick fast! And after just a few...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Rope Wrapped Headboard Tutorial

It may have taken way longer than I imagined, and used about 200 times more rope than I anticipated, though I’m still glad I did it, and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it as a great DIY project to try. If you missed the initial reveal post, this is the bed from the ‘guest room‘ at...…READ MORE

DIY Easy Slipcovered Headboard Tutorial…plus how to extend a low bedhead

If you saw the girl’s bedroom reveal from the flip house, then you’ll already know a bit about this simple bed makeover. As mentioned in that previous post, the bed was already in the room and originally I was tempted to replace it. It was just so plain and basic that my initial reaction was...…READ MORE

Easy No Sew Bed Skirt…from a Curtain Panel!

Surely I’m not the only one who struggles to find bed skirts? They’re either too expensive (like $150 – $250!), too cheap (I find the affordable cotton ones tend to look almost see-through), too big, too small, too plain, too old-fashioned (multiple pleats and layered ruffles just aren’t my thing). And the quilted ones, which...…READ MORE

How to Turn a Basket into a Light Shade

When I first saw this basket in a Spotlight store I knew it was supposed to be a light fitting. And making that happen was surprisingly quick and easy! The first thing I did was remove the heavy timber base. It was just attached with four screws so that was pretty straight forward. Next I...…READ MORE