Before & After
Cottage Chair Makeover

Cottage Chair Makeover

I bought four of these second-hand colonial carvers (advertised as dining chairs) for $5 each with visions of using them with my dining table. Though when I picked them up and saw them in person I knew straight away it was not to be....they were massive and waaay...

Old Desk to Dining Table

Old Desk to Dining Table

  This is one of my favourite transformations so far. Sure, it's not very fancy and won't blow your mind though I just adore the unpretentious lines and character-filled patina of this piece.   Here's the table before, looking very lonely and feeling sorry...

Industrial School Locker

Industrial School Locker

I've mentioned previously my slightly obsessive adoration for industrial home accents and now here's a little industrial style project of my very own! I know, probably not to everyone's taste (and certainly much too cool to fit in at my little cottage) though I love...

Chic Standard Lamp Revamp

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,...