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How to organize a sewing room on a budget

It may take a little more time but organizing a sewing room on a budget can be great fun, the process draws on your creativity. There is no doubt I have spent hours contemplating the organization of a sewing room as I have gradually sorted mine out… With a low budget in mind,  I was sure there was an …

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Update a wicker basket with chalk paint and pompom’s, quick & easy upcycle

I bought these wicker baskets months ago, they were so quick and easy to transform. Now the children are back at school I am attempting to tick off projects on my to-do list.  With fortune on your side you can pick up wicker baskets in charity shops, they are so easy to update with spray …

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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 recycled planter – don’t throw rusty loaf tins away!

Wondering what to do with your rusty loaf tins? I hate throwing away old rusty baking tins when they reach the end of their baking life. But let’s face it no one wants rust on their cakes!!  This DIY recycled planter is inspired by the storage potential of the old rusty baking tins plus a …

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