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

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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

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

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

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.