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

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

My Little Boy’s Room | Part 2 (the paint!)

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…the difference some paint can make is amazing! Excuse the (slightly disturbing) chalk art! Usually I rely on the transformative power of neutrals, with their ability to freshen any space and create a nice, blank canvas. However, I’ve reversed things this time around, stepping way outside my...…READ MORE

My Little Boy’s Room | Part 1 (the before and a plan)

This room has played many different roles over the years…a storage space, a home office, a junk room, a make-shift library, an ad-hoc guest room and a nursery for two little babies. At the moment it’s supposed to be my four year old son’s “big boy” room. Instead, it’s a rather embarrassing jumble of nursery remnants,...…READ MORE