So following my recent post about Paint Storage, which showed pastel paints looking great like the below, I spent the afternoon decanting my own paints into jars. I made some sweet labels for the lids, and put them into my own mason jars (free download at bottom of post which is editable). I got rid … Continue reading Paint Storage Continued…. or is it baby poo?
My friend Anne-Marie has been given a piano, and although it is in tune and plays well, it was a bit battered around the casing and woodwork. It is also very dark brown and stood out like a sore thumb in their living room which is very calm in design. So she asked me to … Continue reading Painting a Piano – Before and After
Like most people, my spice cupboard was a jumble of different sized jars, bottles and packets. Being on my recent quest for order and function, (with a dash of style), I decided to make an assault on the offending cupboard. I found some great printable labels online via Lia Griffith's great website which are like … Continue reading Spice Jars Organisation
I saw this brilliant post below today from The Everyday Home, and am about to start decanting petty fast:
I am not a natural seamstress, (and my relationship with my sewing machine is actually a bit tense), so when I stumbled across an excellent DIY tutorial by Little Green Notebook I was curious to see if I too could attempt a window dressing in a no-sew, no wood, no drilling way. I had been … Continue reading Easy DIY No Sew Window Pelmet Lambrequin Valance
We have a Victorian house rental property that ticks along quite nicely, and we had the loveliest tenant for a few years who really looked after the house. However he moved on recently, buying his own home, so we had a 2 week turnaround to sort out the house ready for new tenants. I usually … Continue reading Bathroom Makeover, and Nightmare!