Trash to Treasure Vases…using Old Food Jars & Vintage Handbag Straps!

Who woulda thought an instant coffee jar wearing a belt could look so cute? Not me, if I’m honest. This was one of those experimental projects which could have gone one of two ways…epic fail or surprising success. Thankfully, it appears to have been the latter!   STEP 1  |  CLEAN JARS Of course, the...…READ MORE

Easy Trash to Treasure Upcycle…using spray paint!

Every now and again I’m reminded just how amazing paint can be! Take this ramshackle collection of discarded “goodies”… Lovely, aren’t they? Let’s face it, ordinarily you wouldn’t look twice at any of this, right? The round board was the original top from the stool I hacked recently (it was just sitting in the shed...…READ MORE

How To Make Clay Ornaments & Gift Tags

I wanted a really simple Christmas tree this year. Complete with earthy tones and natural elements off-set by a delicate smattering of little white stars. However, when I couldn’t find any said little white stars, I figured I’d have a go at making my own. And I’m so glad I did! Not only did it...…READ MORE

Free Printable Large-Scale Vintage Christmas Signs!

I am sooooo excited to share these classic Christmas book title page printables with all of you! I’m the first to admit I’m not a huge holiday decorator, I think my blog’s scarcity of Christmas-themed posts can testify to that, though this year I wanted to create something we could all enjoy. And when I...…READ MORE

More Large-Scale Free Printable Quote Art Signs!

Following the response I received to my original release of free printable quote art it seemed only natural that I should share some more! I was totally inundated with new quote suggestions (thanks everyone!) and, though it wasn’t easy, I’ve finally managed to narrow things down. I have selected quotes which were requested numerous times and...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Vintage Style Canvas “Paintings”

I know many of you have been waiting for this landscape art tutorial since seeing the canvas ‘painting’ I shared a few weeks back… This was one of those projects I’ve been meaning to try for years. I think quite a few of you thought I had painted it myself and that I had some...…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

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

Easy DIY Ruler Drawer Pulls

I’ve been meaning to add handles to Charlotte’s under-bed toy boxes for a while now. At first I was going to use some simple metal pulls. Though that seemed a little bit boring. Then I was going to DIY some leather strap handles. Though that felt a tad too mature. Then I was going to...…READ MORE

Free Printable Large-Scale Farmhouse Quote Art!

UPDATE You can now also order your very own CUSTOM quote art sign here! Did you guys think I’d forgotten about these? ‘Course not! On the contrary, I’ve actually been working away (granted, in my “sloth/snail fusion” kinda manner) on this new round of free printable quote art since I published my original post. And...…READ MORE