Free Art Printables: Customising For At Home Printing (a complete tutorial)

How To Customise Free Printables

PART II: SETTING-UP FREE PRINTABLES FOR AT HOME PRINTING This is post two in a three part series. Post one covered understanding and editing free printables. Post three will cover setting-up free printables (particularly those of large-scale) for professional printing. Aren’t we lucky? Thanks to some lovely, generous, sharing online folk, we have the ability ....Continue reading….

DIY Large-Scale Art: Antique Bird Illustrations

Downloadable Art: Large Scale Bird Illustrations

I’m working on a few projects at the moment though am not quite ready to share any of them yet. So, given it’s been a little while between posts, I thought I would chime in with what I hope is a helpful ‘share’. If you follow me on Facebook you would probably know that I like to ....Continue reading….

Free Art Printables: Understanding & Editing…plus a Resource Directory

Free Art Printables

PART I: UNDERSTANDING & EDITING FREE PRINTABLES This is post one in a three part series.  Post two covers setting up images for at home printing.  Post three will cover setting up images for professional printing. I think my love for DIY wall art was inherited. Or, at least, subconsciously imposed. Mum was always filling frames ....Continue reading….

Christmas Advent Calendar Wall Chart (full tutorial with free printables!)

Advent Calendar Wall Chart

I love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year. So, it seemed only fitting that my advent calendar should bring together a few more of my most fave things; wall charts, chalkboards, typography and bakers twine! The countdown to Christmas day isn’t something I’ve given much thought to since childhood, though now with little kids ....Continue reading….

Easy DIY Narrow Floating Bookshelves (for behind a door)

Easy DIY Floating Narrow Bookshelves

As mentioned in my last post, I’m trying to capitalise on the modest proportions of Charlotte’s new little bedroom by making use of as much space as possible. This includes taking advantage of the often forgotten area behind the door. One of the first elements I envisaged for her room was a series of simple ....Continue reading….

DIY Fabric Bunting Flags Tutorial

DIY Fabric Bunting Flags Tutorial

One of my closest friends recently had her second baby – another girl (which, for whatever illogical reason, makes me think I’m going to have another girl too!). Of course with a new baby comes the bestowing of gifts, which is sweet, though does anyone else find it difficult to buy for newborns who already have a ....Continue reading….

Removable String and Peg Picture Holder

String and Peg Picture Holder

At my parent’s house, my brother’s old bedroom has been converted into a nursery/playroom for their expanding army of grandchildren. To suit their evolving needs (and growing accumulation of toys!), Mum is constantly re-arranging the space and has found decorating with any sort of permanence a real inconvenience. Though with her understandable reluctance to commit to anything enduring, ....Continue reading….

Filling a Naked Picture Frame

Filling a Naked Picture Frame

Sorry if my post title lured you here in hopes of some gratuitous nudity :-) I thought I’d ease back into the décor side of things with this easy project. It’s certainly not rocket science though for anyone scratching their head about an easy way to re-claim their glass-less, back-less picture frames here’s how I recently salvaged ....Continue reading….

Fern Study Prints with Free Printables!

Fern Study Prints with Free Printables

Do you ‘member I mentioned there had been lots of tissy-ing up going on over at my hive? Well, something I had been wanting to change for a while were the bird prints in my living room. Above is my living room as it was around 18 months ago. They are cute and I do like ....Continue reading….

DIY Transfer Decal Tutorial

DIY Transfer Decal Tutorial

Sure, there are a heap of different embellishing methods out there though did you know you can make your own custom, professional-looking, easy to use decals at home with no expensive outlays, time-consuming crafting or specialty equipment? All you need is some waterslide decal paper and a printer (plus a cute design of course!). Waterslide decal paper comes ....Continue reading….