How to Turn Director’s Chairs into Stools

Thank you all so much for the amazing response to my brother’s bedroom reveal. I was incredibly flattered by all the lovely comments. There were many mentions of the end-of-bed stools which I created from two old director’s chairs. It was a really easy and affordable project and they add so much warmth and character...…READ MORE

“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

Easy Kmart Stool Hack

Why, hello there! Remember me? I’m sorry I’ve been so absent. Things have been busy, just not in a super productive way. With summer holidays comes lots of family time which means completing projects and writing blog posts isn’t always a priority, or sometimes even a possibility. Still, I have quite a bit of suite...…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

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

A Simple Desk Makeover

You know that old saying, “Too much of a good thing is never a good thing.” Well, aside from the fact they forgot to exclude wine…and pistachios…and Friday nights, it’s pretty sound advice, and perfectly apt in the case of this cute little desk. As good as its original pine finish was, when teamed with...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Cross Base Table Tutorial

It’s finally done! Sorry it has taken me soooooo long. I’d like to say it’s because I was super busy, though the truth is, it’s because I was totally procrastinating over writing this tutorial due to the fact I knew it was going to be a beast! Not that making the table itself is a...…READ MORE

How to Make Hat & Sock Seats (AKA Paint Dipped Chairs)

When I mentioned to my son that I was planning on painting just the tops and bases of these chairs, I described it to him as giving them all hats and socks. I thought that was kind of cute until he went on to¬†add that “the hats will eat the socks and then the chairs...…READ MORE

Rustic DIY Stool Hack…using a $12 kids’ stool

Firstly, I have to express my gratitude for such an amazing response to my last post. Given I almost didn’t publish it I was completely overwhelmed by the comments and emails. Thank you all. When I shared my parent’s bathroom refresh¬†last month many of you asked to see a tutorial for the kids’ stool hack....…READ MORE