A Master Bedroom Mini Refresh

I last shared pics of my master bedroom over three and a half years ago. Not that I think there’s anything wrong with that. In fact, there’s actually lots that’s very right about it. You see, when I did share those pics, I also mentioned that creating spaces with a focus on longevity is a...…READ MORE

How to Stain Timber | A Video Tutorial

If you’re a regular visitor here, you may have read snippets about this “secret” project. Well, a few months back I was lucky to be invited to take part in and style a professional video tutorial for Feast Watson! It was like nothing I’ve ever done…and I loved it! I can’t thank Feast enough for...…READ MORE

Re-Love Project 2016

It’s that time of year again! Do you guys remember these furniture makeovers? CLICK A PIC TO SEE THE FULL TRANSFORMATION Well, I’m super honoured to have been invited to take part in the Feast Watson Re-Love Project again for 2016! For anyone unfamiliar with the campaign, the Re-Love Project is a charitable collaboration between Feast...…READ MORE

Kick Butt Lighting…and an awesome giveaway (open internationally!)

This is a sponsored giveaway in collaboration with Parrot Uncle and the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. More than mere thwarters of darkness, light fixtures are among some of the most decorative elements we can use to adorn our homes. And they are one of my fave things to drool over! Problem is, they can...…READ MORE

Easy DIY “Marble” Hearth…and a fireplace makeover

If you follow me socially, you may recall seeing a little snippet of this “marble” project already… Could you guess what I was making? Well, in all fairness, my use as a fireplace hearth is rather obscure and it could have been almost anything. From a tabletop, to a decorative bread board, to a wall...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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,...…READ MORE