An Impromptu Front Entrance Makeover

I’d walked through my brother’s front door dozens of times before though for some reason, one day a few weeks back, it made me pause… …and kind of burned my eyes. I know he’s not alone in having an ugly dated facade along with no real budget and limited aptitude to undertake a complete overhaul....…READ MORE

Easy DIY Cross Base Table Tutorial

It’s finally done! Sorry it has taken me soooooo long. I’d like to say it’s because I was super busy, though the truth is, it’s because I was totally procrastinating over writing this tutorial due to the fact I knew it was going to be a beast! Not that making the table itself is a...…READ MORE

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

How to Make Hat & Sock Seats (AKA Paint Dipped Chairs)

When I mentioned to my son that I was planning on painting just the tops and bases of these chairs, I described it to him as giving them all hats and socks. I thought that was kind of cute until he went on to add that “the hats will eat the socks and then the chairs...…READ MORE

Rustic DIY Stool Hack…using a $12 kids’ stool

Firstly, I have to express my gratitude for such an amazing response to my last post. Given I almost didn’t publish it I was completely overwhelmed by the comments and emails. Thank you all. When I shared my parent’s bathroom refresh last month many of you asked to see a tutorial for the kids’ stool hack....…READ MORE

How to Transform a House on a Budget

This is one post I thought I’d never publish. If you follow me socially (on Facebook or Instagram) you may have seen a sneak peek of this makeover and read about my reservations in sharing it here. Basically, this is my gran’s house which we suddenly needed to sell after she was moved into an...…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

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

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

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