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

DIY Easy Upholstered Headboard Tutorial

It’s finally time to begin sharing some of the tutorials for the DIY projects at the flip house! I’m starting with the headboard in the master bedroom which lots of you have asked about. This is a really easy and inexpensive project that anyone can have a go at. BEFORE AFTER When I create tutorials,...…READ MORE

The Flip House Exterior Makeover Reveal | Before & After

I must admit, as much as I’ve been looking forward to sharing this reveal, I’m feeling equal parts nervous and excited! It’s not because I’m disappointed with the outcome, in fact I’m quite the opposite, though I am wary of disappointing you guys. You see, I knew from the start that translating the success of...…READ MORE

The Flip House | Entry Reveal

It was always my intention to finish and share the flip house facade first, though it appears this little entry has snuck in. Kinda makes sense given it’s about one zillionth the size of the exterior! With good bones and a neutral palette the plan here was simple…strip it down then dress it up! I...…READ MORE

DIY Rustic Console Table for the Flip House Entry

If you follow me socially, you may have seen a snippet of this console table. I had no intention of writing a dedicated blog post about it, though I’ve had so much interest and so many questions that it just seemed to make sense. Do you remember my concept board for the flip house entry? I...…READ MORE

How to Make a DIY Frosted Glass Sign

When I shared my parent’s $100 kitchen refresh a few weeks back the frosted glass doors were probably the most loved project. It was a quick and easy little transformation which anyone can have a go at. Although subtle, the graphic adds a little hint of charm and interest whilst the frosting works perfectly to...…READ MORE

Quick & Easy Spray Paint Update

It’s not always easy to see the potential in things. Take this incongruous collection of second-hand planters I was gifted… At first glance it’s not the most attractive assembly of items, is it? I mean, if you were looking to create a pretty co-ordinated cluster of pots, this renegade group wouldn’t even turn your head,...…READ MORE

$100 Kitchen Makeover Reveal

I must admit, when I posted about this impromptu room refresh last week and received lots of excited “Can’t wait to see!” messages, I felt a little worried. Aside from the fact the budget was just meager, the room itself was quite nice and neutral to begin with. This meant there was no call for...…READ MORE

A Simple Desk Makeover

You know that old saying, “Too much of a good thing is never a good thing.” Well, aside from the fact they forgot to exclude wine…and pistachios…and Friday nights, it’s pretty sound advice, and perfectly apt in the case of this cute little desk. As good as its original pine finish was, when teamed with...…READ MORE