Student flat 24 hour makeover

You know when time slips away from you...I am feeling full of guilt as I have not posted for ages, and I apologise to those of you who nudge for an update. 24 HOUR MAKEOVER I have been really busy of late, my daughter has moved to London to study music at a Conservatoire and … Continue reading Student flat 24 hour makeover

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How to make your own Street Art

ROLL OVER BANKSY... AND APOLOGIES TO DAVE... I have been preparing for a gallery wall, and wanted to make some of my own artwork for it as well as using existing pieces. I had started to hunt around for original prints, and found some images I really liked, but the artists' works are REALLY expensive, … Continue reading How to make your own Street Art

Vintage Bottles – Labels Freebie

Well, sort of vintage bottles.... they will look it when you are finished. I was given a collection of clear glass bottles with corks, (without labels), and was wondering what to do with them.  Perusing online, I found some great old labels which were a whizz to download, print out and use on the bottles. … Continue reading Vintage Bottles – Labels Freebie

Chalk Paint on Fabric – Vintage Chair Upcycle Project

FINDING THE RIGHT CHAIR My mother appeared with a chair a few months back that she had rescued from going onto a bonfire.  It was in a pretty bad way, with ruptured springs, very dark wood which is not really my cup of tea at the moment, and a needlepoint that had definitely seen better … Continue reading Chalk Paint on Fabric – Vintage Chair Upcycle Project

The humble Moppe drawers

a universal product I had a family member visiting us once from Australia, and their small daughter pointed at some IKEA Moppe drawers in our house and she chirped 'We've got those at home'...  We also had the same plastic kids mugs and flower plates, so I am sure she felt comforted by those worldwide … Continue reading The humble Moppe drawers