Spray Paint Door Hardware Update

Hey all! Just chiming in with an easy, non-earth shattering, little spray paint project… As with our two built-in robes (one in the master bedroom and one in the nursery) which were originally fitted with ugly beige metal tracks and surrounds, we also have an external sliding door complete with the same unsightly hardware with the added bonus...…READ MORE

Sliding Wardrobe Door Update

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you probably remember this simple robe door makeover from about a year ago…. When I re-decorated my master bedroom, I simply painted the ugly beige metal surround with enamel spray paint to create a more cohesive (i.e. less ugly) look. I thought some readers, who may be entertaining...…READ MORE

Faux Pressed Metal Brake Fluid Drum!

I was visiting my parents recently when I happened to glance over and see this beside their garage… Hmmm, a cruddy old brake fluid drum, how fascinating, right? Well, yes, I mean, it is cruddy and old and whilst I had probably looked at it a hundred times before for some reason that day I really saw it for...…READ MORE

Quick and Easy Robe Door Revamp

Firstly, thanks so much to everyone for all the baby well wishes – you guys are just too sweet :-) Now, on to some decorating stuff!!! I wanted to finally share the little face-lift I gave my master bedroom built-in robe. Remember how a little while ago I put out an S.O.S for some dummy strap hinges like...…READ MORE

Ceiling Light Revamp

Question: What do you get when you take…. one kinda very ugly old light fixture, a can of black spray paint, some blingy old necklaces you wore once to a wedding three years ago, and an el-cheapo drum shade from Target? Answer: A pretty awesome ‘new’ glamorous ceiling light for under $20 – score! To ‘create’ this...…READ MORE

Chic Standard Lamp Revamp

I picked this baby up for $25 on eBay. Here it is before: Looks better in the above pic than it did in reality! It looks lovely lit up at night.   Using fabric trim is such an easy and affordable way to customise, well…anything really! For anyone wanting to attempt this type of re-furb, a...…READ MORE