I love this trend! Known by a few names – dip dye, colour blocking, paint dipped – this trend has been going strong in the UK for a while. I think it looks fabulous on wooden furniture and wooden kitchen accessories such as wood serving planks, wooden spoons, wood bowls and so on. I love the [Read more….]
I can’t think of anything more relaxing than a hot dreamy bath, candles and a glass of wine after a long day. Soaking in a bath can be relaxing and therapeutic in so many ways, from clearing the mind to easing a sore back and muscle aches. I don’t know about you, but I can use [Read more….]
We are big fans of mason jars (as you probably know!) and always on the look out for novel ways to use them. Recently I stumbled across this cool DIY mason jar storage project by “The DIY Playbook.” I really love the idea of using mason jars to create a mini herb garden for easy access in [Read more….]
A beautifully wrapped gift really shows someone you care. These simple do-it-yourself ideas are sure to impress everyone on your Christmas gift list without breaking the bank. You can readily pick up most of these items from your local Officeworks or newsagent.
Ever since I discovered the beauty and benefits of essential oils, I’ve been a bit obsessed with making my own products using them. Mostly I have dabbled in cleaning products…but the other night as I was folding some bedding I’d just washed, I got to thinking about trying my hand at making my own “Linen Water” [Read more….]
Just so you know, I am not a great traditional or elaborate gift wrapper, I like simple + easy. So, the other night when I was wrapping Christmas gifts I was thinking wouldn’t it be so cute to have some mini flag style gift tags? (say that 7 times fast). Well I happen to be the owner of [Read more….]
I seem to be in a DIY mood this month and it’s a fair assessment to say that I am obsessed with books, both the content and the organization of my copious collection. Most covers are aesthetically appealing but are not very functional, which is a problem for me as my books aren’t there to hang [Read more….]
I am a bit obsessed with finding storage options for my space, even though I am a minimalist by nature, I do have inventory + supplies to contend with now. In my search for stylish storage solutions I found some great tutorials utilizing crates as storage and on creating your own faux vintage crates (insert [Read more….]
I love trying out making my own things from scratch and recently I’ve learnt how easy (and inexpensive) it was to make my own Vanilla Bean Extract.
I’m a huge fan of French Provincial and French Country interiors as they lend themselves to mixing and matching with other styles. You can really add your own flavour and personality stamp on your space by adding a hint of industrial or vintage with a well chosen piece of furniture mixed in with the neutral French Provencal palette.