“Vintage” Door Makeover…with DIY Gold Foil Decal

Bet you thought I’d totally forgotten all about my parent’s suite extension? Well, whilst I can’t say it ever left my thoughts entirely, over the past six months it certainly managed to get buried in the depths of my mind. But, now that things have finally begun to settle down a bit, it’s time to...…READ MORE

Table Lamp to Wall Light Hack | Super Easy DIY

I realise this basic project is far from rocket-science, however a few of you expressed interest in learning more about it after I shared a brief overview in the bungalow bedroom reveal post from last week. So, I thought it would be nice to put together a little tutorial. Like I mentioned, it was a...…READ MORE

A Quick & Simple DIY Plant Pot Update

I know I’m supposed to have shared at least some of the pics from my mother-in-laws house staging project, though I’ve been so flat out with client work lately I haven’t even had a chance to properly look through the photos yet! So sorry! One project I can quickly share however is these plant pots...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Shaker Peg Rail

Of all the ways to add a bit of custom charm to a standard DIY kitchen, I think shaker peg rails might just be my favourite! This rail wasn’t part of my original plan for the suite extension kitchenette, but over the past few months it’s like they’ve been teasing me by showing up in...…READ MORE

Suite Extension Progress | Pressed Tin, Brass Hardware & a “Leather” Sofa!

It may have been a long time coming, but work on the suite extension has finally re-commenced! With local travel distance limits being lifted, my parents were able to visit a pressed tin supplier to solidify their kitchenette backsplash choice and, much to my surprise, came home an hour later with four panels of pretty...…READ MORE

The Suite Extension DIY Kitchenette Progress

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been a very bad blogger of late. You’d think being stuck at home all day, every day, would open-up a world of spare hours, but I’ve actually found myself more time challenged than usual. I know my seemingly relaxed approach to this blog might come across as...…READ MORE

DIY Shutters for the Suite Extension House

If you’re anything like me, then you probably consume quite a bit of design and decoration content online, either through social media, blogs or other websites. And, like me, in your time you may have come across the odd article or two about exterior shutters and their supposed “right and wrongs” (perhaps with a heated...…READ MORE

DIY Pergola-Style Balcony Millwork

Firstly, thanks so much for all the love on the bathroom reveal post! You guys are just the best. I know it seems like things have been sitting stagnant at my parent’s house for a while, though there’s actually been quite a bit of progress I can’t wait to share! Something that happened a few...…READ MORE

Painting the Suite Extension House Exterior

You were probably expecting to see the suite extension bathroom reveal this week, but sorry, something unexpected happened I needed to share first (the bathroom will be coming up super soon!). With everyone being stuck at home, and thanks to a streak of perfect painting weather, my parents abruptly decided it was time to “render”...…READ MORE

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