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

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

From Modern to Farmhouse | A File Cabinet Hack

For the past four or so years, all of Charlotte’s craft supplies have lived in a big plastic tub on the top shelf in her wardrobe. Aside from the fact her room has limited storage space which means we can’t be too picky about where things are housed, they were stowed away somewhat out of...…READ MORE