Installing the Suite Extension Flooring

What better thing to do when stuck at home than have a go at laying your very own floor. I mean, what a fun little isolation project to get stuck into? Right? And surely not difficult at all? Right? In all honestly, we decided on the suite extension flooring quite a while back (Arbre Engineered...…READ MORE

DIY Book Page Quote Sign…using a Peel & Stick Fabric Poster

Last week one of my daughter’s closest friends celebrated her 9th birthday. She is obsessed with Harry Potter, and her mum is an author, so for something special I decided to make her a custom book page sign. Yeah, I know it’s not the funnest kids’ gift in the world, though I knew she would...…READ MORE

Easy Upcycled Terracotta Herb Pots

I don’t do a lot of crafts, though every now and again I get a hankering for an easy little project. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I’ve been growing plant babies as per the Woolworths Discovery Garden initiative. Well, those babies got big fast! And after just a few...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Rope Wrapped Headboard Tutorial

It may have taken way longer than I imagined, and used about 200 times more rope than I anticipated, though I’m still glad I did it, and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it as a great DIY project to try. If you missed the initial reveal post, this is the bed from the ‘guest room‘ at...…READ MORE

DIY Easy Slipcovered Headboard Tutorial…plus how to extend a low bedhead

If you saw the girl’s bedroom reveal from the flip house, then you’ll already know a bit about this simple bed makeover. As mentioned in that previous post, the bed was already in the room and originally I was tempted to replace it. It was just so plain and basic that my initial reaction was...…READ MORE

Easy No Sew Bed Skirt…from a Curtain Panel!

Surely I’m not the only one who struggles to find bed skirts? They’re either too expensive (like $150 – $250!), too cheap (I find the affordable cotton ones tend to look almost see-through), too big, too small, too plain, too old-fashioned (multiple pleats and layered ruffles just aren’t my thing). And the quilted ones, which...…READ MORE

How to Turn a Basket into a Light Shade

When I first saw this basket in a Spotlight store I knew it was supposed to be a light fitting. And making that happen was surprisingly quick and easy! The first thing I did was remove the heavy timber base. It was just attached with four screws so that was pretty straight forward. Next I...…READ MORE

DIY Easy Upholstered Headboard Tutorial

It’s finally time to begin sharing some of the tutorials for the DIY projects at the flip house! I’m starting with the headboard in the master bedroom which lots of you have asked about. This is a really easy and inexpensive project that anyone can have a go at. BEFORE AFTER When I create tutorials,...…READ MORE

How to Make a DIY Frosted Glass Sign

When I shared my parent’s $100 kitchen refresh a few weeks back the frosted glass doors were probably the most loved project. It was a quick and easy little transformation which anyone can have a go at. Although subtle, the graphic adds a little hint of charm and interest whilst the frosting works perfectly to...…READ MORE

Vintage-Style Mini Drawer Hack with Latch Handles

I hope you all had a lovely time over Christmas and New Year! Our days were filled with rollicking children, too much food, lazy mornings, too much champagne, and lots of laughter with friends and family. Getting back into the swing of things today by posting details of this simple IKEA hack I recently shared...…READ MORE