New Illustration Designs on Society6

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 I'm really pleased to announce that I've launched three new designs on Society6 which are now available as prints, canvases, cushions, bags, notepads and more! The works feature mixed media of fine pen illustrations based on old fashioned scientific etchings of the natural world. These are then placed with some swirling colourful ink work to … Continue reading New Illustration Designs on Society6

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Succulent Maddness! Affordable Potted Plants For Easy, Low Maintenance Style

Oh no! Another post about succulents! I cant help it! Listen, I just got back from a quick trip to Homebase DIY store upon where I spotted some really nice succulents in sturdt ceramic pots. The plants are of a good size and pots are in a range of muted pastel and earthy shades, for … Continue reading Succulent Maddness! Affordable Potted Plants For Easy, Low Maintenance Style

Succulent Terrarium in Geometric Glass and Gold – How to Plant Tutorial

Earlier this year I bought a geometric glass and metal candle holder which was hung out in the garden all Summer. Now as my succulent plant obsession grows I'm turning it into a terrarium! This style of glass and metal ornament has been very popular and there are many around. Here's what I did as … Continue reading Succulent Terrarium in Geometric Glass and Gold – How to Plant Tutorial

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

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!

Exciting & Easy Ways To Paint A DIY Feature Wall

I came across a blog post by The Crafted Life about 5 Non-Traditional Ways to Paint a Wall. She points out something obvious that many of us, myself included, simply don't think about when decorating. Walls in your home don't have to be painted all one colour.  The short blog post shows 5 easy ideas which … Continue reading Exciting & Easy Ways To Paint A DIY Feature Wall

Label Printer For Easy Retro Touch To Your Home Or Office

A super easy way to add a retro or vintage touch to your kitchen, office space or any storage is a home label printer from Dymo. These can be picked up for under £15 from online shops like eBay, Amazon or Staples. The labels come in several colours but I think the black labels give … Continue reading Label Printer For Easy Retro Touch To Your Home Or Office