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

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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

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!

Bookshelves Sorted by Colour – Follow Up Post

I posted a tutorial last week from At Home In Love on Colour Coding Books. I tried it out for myself and am really pleased with results. For some the very idea of sorting books by anything other than A-Z Authors Surname is paramount to blasphemy!  But many like myself do not regularly use the books … Continue reading Bookshelves Sorted by Colour – Follow Up Post

Interior Wood Varnish Colour Tints from Valspar – Easy Way To Give Your Home A Quick Shot Of Colour.

I recently used an Interior Wood Varnish for the first time and was extremely impressed by the results. I used a colour tinted varnish from Valspar (available at B&Q stores) on interior wooden doors and used it to spruce up a wood framed mirror and fireplace surround. These semi-transparent varnishes are available in 32 colours … Continue reading Interior Wood Varnish Colour Tints from Valspar – Easy Way To Give Your Home A Quick Shot Of Colour.

Simple Furniture Upcycle

​This simple upcycling idea just featured on Twitters #UpcycledHour.  The retro coffee table used to fashion a rather sickening Beech effect melamine but with some light sanding and small tester pots of furniture paint I now have a cute and stylish little table to be envious of!  Modelled expertly here by Ulysses the wooden horse.