Stranger Things Christmas Tree Tutorial with Printable Template

On my last post I was looking at Easy & Stylish DIY Alternatives To Christmas Trees. For my Christmas decorations this year I decided to go with a fallen tree branch decorated with multi-coloured lights and some alphabet baubles for a Stranger Things inspired Christmas Tree! For those not in the know, Stanger Things is … Continue reading Stranger Things Christmas Tree Tutorial with Printable Template

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8 Easy & Stylish DIY Alternatives To Christmas Trees

My flat is fairly small and we usually spend Christmas Day at our parents' so the need for a Christmas tree to 'keep presents under' has been fairly defunct for the past few years. I do decorate the flat, just no tree. This year I feel like I want somewhere proper for the presents to … Continue reading 8 Easy & Stylish DIY Alternatives To Christmas Trees

Simple DIY Indoor Log Store from Wooden Pallet – Tutorial

I needed to create something to hold wood logs which could protect the floor and walls indoors.Using wooden pallets collected for free I was able to make and quick and simple solution! Materials & Tools: 2 x Wood Pallets (I used one small and one large to fit in the space I needed) Crowbar Woodsaw … Continue reading Simple DIY Indoor Log Store from Wooden Pallet – Tutorial

Fanciful Animal Illustration Find

I recently picked up this great book at a Yard Sale in Brooklyn. 1300 Real And Fanciful Animals From Seventeen Century Engravings by Matthaus Merian.  It's filled with wonderful illustrations and pages which would look fantastic as framed pictures. However not all the illustrations would be something I'd want on my wall! Nice! Comment if … Continue reading Fanciful Animal Illustration Find

Indoor House Plants – Getting Started & How Easy It Can Be!

If playing The Sims has taught me anything, it's that having a plant in a room can increase happiness. Other more scientifically back benefits include cleaner air plus improved memory & productivity. Recently I visited a dear friend in Sweden, when I went into her flat it was brimming with potted plants. The atmosphere was … Continue reading Indoor House Plants – Getting Started & How Easy It Can Be!