Paint Storage Continued…. or is it baby poo?

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?

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Painting a Piano – Before and After

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

Spice Jars Organisation

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

Easy DIY No Sew Window Pelmet Lambrequin Valance

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