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

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

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...…READ MORE

Converting Bi-Folds to Barn Doors (Before & After)

This is the final post in a three part series covering the transformation of bi-folds into barn doors. You can read the first post here and the second post here. What a naughty blogger I’ve been – three whole weeks without a post! I am trying to publish more often, really I am, it’s just every now...…READ MORE

Christmas Advent Calendar Wall Chart (full tutorial with free printables!)

I love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year. So, it seemed only fitting that my advent calendar should bring together a few more of my most fave things; wall charts, chalkboards, typography and bakers twine! The countdown to Christmas day isn’t something I’ve given much thought to since childhood, though now with little kids...…READ MORE