Chalk Paint Tutorial (Distressed Vintage Style)

Some of you may not know that when I started this blog, I was up-cycling and on-selling A LOT of furniture. It was a hobby. My second job of sorts. And I LOVED it. Though with the growth of my blog, and, more pertinently, the emergence of my little family, came the gradual demise of ....Continue reading….

The Re-Love Project Auction is Live!

I’m super excited to announce that my Honeycomb Armoire is finally up for grabs! CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE LIVE AUCTION   Yup, from now up until July 17 anyone can bid for a chance to take this lovingly refurbished one-of-a-kind baby home! Remember, all proceeds from the sale go directly to charity and bidding begins at ....Continue reading….

Re-Love Project…before and after

I’m so excited to finally share this! If you’re not new here, you’re probably aware of my involvement in the Re-Love Project and what it’s all about. For those of you who don’t know, in short it’s a Feast Watson campaign in collaboration with Salvos Stores which sees eight design personalities “re-love” a neglected item of furniture ....Continue reading….

Re-Love Project 2015

Do you guys remember this makeover from last year? Well, I’m super excited to announce I am once again taking part in the Feast Watson Re-Love Project! For anyone unfamiliar with the campaign, the Re-Love Project is a charitable collaboration between Feast Watson and Salvos Stores. The project follows eight design personalities as they each ....Continue reading….

Playing Vignettes | Sofa Table Styling

I’m sure I’m not alone in labeling the act of accessorising one of the most transformative and enjoyable in home beautification. Not only does this final layer help bring a room to life, it’s also just plain fun messing around with a bunch of beautiful objects (and, as far as decorating on a budget goes, ....Continue reading….

The Re-Love Project Auctions Are LIVE!

My heart is honestly beating a little faster than usual as I type this. I didn’t anticipate being so excited-anxious-nervous-enthralled about seeing my pieces, and those of the other ladies involved, go under the hammer!   CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE LIVE AUCTION If you can see these babies gracing your bedroom (or living ....Continue reading….

Re-Love Project…before & after

This was such a rewarding project. If you’re not new here, you’re probably aware of my involvement in the Re-Love Project and what it’s all about. For those of you who don’t know, in short it’s a Feast Watson campaign in collaboration with Salvos Stores which sees eight designers “re-love” a neglected item of furniture ....Continue reading….

Re-Love Project…an up-cycling journey

If, when it comes to furniture, terms like ‘re-loved’ and ‘up-cycled’ get your heart a-pumping, then this just may be the creative crusade for you! I make no secret of my passion for transforming the ‘drab’ into something a little more ‘fab’ (if I do say so myself :-), so when I was invited to ....Continue reading….

Flat Pack Hack: Chalkboard Faux Specimen Drawers

Flat-Pack. Knock-Down. Ready-To-Assemble. Whatever you wanna call it, there’s no denying the practicality, affordability, versatility and accessibility of this very basic form of ‘boxed’ furniture. Unfortunately though, often times there’s also no denying the generic, cheap and mass-produced appearance – luckily, however, there is always hiding it! A little bit of elbow grease along with ....Continue reading….

A New Project

Do you ever feel like your creative ideas are just gonna burst right out of your brain in the form of some crazy kinda full body fire stomping dance? That’s me at the moment. Over the past few months my kid’s nap times have been totally outta sync, or completely non-existent, which has meant lots ....Continue reading….