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Easy Trash to Treasure Upcycle…using spray paint!

Easy Trash to Treasure Upcycle…using spray paint!

Every now and again I'm reminded just how amazing paint can be! Take this ramshackle collection of discarded "goodies"... Lovely, aren't they? Let's face it, ordinarily you wouldn't look twice at any of this, right? The round board was the original top from the stool...

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

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...

How to Transform a House on a Budget

How to Transform a House on a Budget

This is one post I thought I'd never publish. If you follow me socially (on Facebook or Instagram) you may have seen a sneak peek of this makeover and read about my reservations in sharing it here. Basically, this is my gran's house which we suddenly needed to sell...

Budget-Friendly DIY Bathroom Reveal!

Budget-Friendly DIY Bathroom Reveal!

I know it's been a long time coming, though the most protracted bathroom makeover in history is ready for its close up...or wide angle...or medium range shot...or whatever sort of photo it takes to finally get this bleeping room up on the blog! There's really no good...

How To Make Clay Ornaments & Gift Tags

How To Make Clay Ornaments & Gift Tags

I wanted a really simple Christmas tree this year. Complete with earthy tones and natural elements off-set by a delicate smattering of little white stars. However, when I couldn't find any said little white stars, I figured I'd have a go at making my own. And I'm so...

My First (decent) Christmas Tree!

My First (decent) Christmas Tree!

I've never had a decent Christmas tree. The year we moved into our first home, we didn't have one at all. The following year we bought the cheapest, nastiest faux tree from the supermarket...for $12...the night before Christmas. Needless to say, it wasn't the finest...

Free Printable Large-Scale Vintage Christmas Signs!

Free Printable Large-Scale Vintage Christmas Signs!

I am sooooo excited to share these classic Christmas book title page printables with all of you! I'm the first to admit I'm not a huge holiday decorator, I think my blog's scarcity of Christmas-themed posts can testify to that, though this year I wanted to create...

More Large-Scale Free Printable Quote Art Signs!

More Large-Scale Free Printable Quote Art Signs!

Following the response I received to my original release of free printable quote art it seemed only natural that I should share some more! I was totally inundated with new quote suggestions (thanks everyone!) and, though it wasn't easy, I've finally managed to narrow...

Easy DIY Vintage Style Canvas “Paintings”

Easy DIY Vintage Style Canvas “Paintings”

I know many of you have been waiting for this landscape art tutorial since seeing the canvas 'painting' I shared a few weeks back... This was one of those projects I've been meaning to try for years. I think quite a few of you thought I had painted it myself and that...

DIY Book Holders Repurposed from Drawer Organisers

DIY Book Holders Repurposed from Drawer Organisers

Around the same time I was designing the floating bookshelves for behind Charlotte's bedroom door, I happened to notice some drawer tidies in Kmart. "You know what?" I remarked to my mum, who was shopping with me that day, "These would be good re-purposed as little...