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DIY Coffee Table made with an upcycle washing machine drum

You can imagine my delight when a friend kindly gave me a washing machine drum she had spent time removing from an unrepairable washing machine. After a couple of years contemplating various projects, my husband kindly created a washing machine drum coffee table from the washing machine drum. Let me show you how to make …

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How to reupholster a dining room chair with denim pockets

I am passionate about using what I have, making the most of available resources. Whilst making the denim curtains for our bedroom I unpicked and saved all the denim pockets from the former jeans ready for a new project. My initial thoughts were to make a doormat but when my husband mentioned a chair for his …

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How to paint over a gold mirror frame with Fusion Mineral paint

When looking for a new to you mirror do not be put off by a gold frame. Painting a mirror frame is super easy and relatively quick.  The process was very easy, just wipe down the frame with a damp cloth then apply two coats of Fusion Mineral Paint using a brush.  For the first …

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How to update your mid century furniture with fusion mineral paint

Having settled into our new home we inevitably have the odd bit of furniture to replace – to be honest, our relatively new wardrobes did not survive being taken apart for the house move. Since we bought the former wardrobes my tastes and priorities have changed, much as I loved the cavernous storage this time around …

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DIY Bench Seat – Upcycled Furniture

Revealing my entry for gumtree’s #upcyclerevolution – upcycled garden bench seat made from former dining room chairs:) The DIY bench seat could equally be at home in a hallway for putting on shoes, at a dining room table – lots of places!! Whats not to love about upcycled furniture? In case you are tempted to make …

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