DIY

Homemade decor, and DIY projects are not only immensely fun and satisfying, they’re budget friendly too. You don’t need to be wealthy to have style, nor do you need to follow trends. Breathe life back into your old pieces with a lick of paint, learn a new craft or stop and pick up that road side treasure. Have fun and start creating your own homely home.

 

make a christmas advent caledar

Make a Christmas Advent Calender 

This project took under an hour to make and it’s completely customisable. You can make a christmas advent calendar to it suit your own decor, style and needs. Read More…

 

 

 

Make a cloud mobile

Make a Cloud Mobile

I’ve been wanting to make a cloud mobile as a decoration and this one from Mollie Makes was so cute and whimsical that I couldn’t resist. I love the result, cute hey? Read More…

 

 

 

make a book wreath

Make a Book Wreath

Good morning, the countdown to christmas is officially on so today I’ thought I share my favourite handmade christmas decoration, a DIY book wreath. I love it so much that it has become a permanent decoration in the entry of my home. Read More..

 

 

 

Update with fabric paint

Update with Fabric Paint

The faded Navy Kvarnvik storage containers were looking faded and drab and stood out like a sore thumb so rather than replace them, I decided to update them with a little fabric paint. Read More..

 

 

 

diy crochet hook caseCrochet Hook Case DIY

A couple of months ago, my girlfriend and I took out first crochet class at Side Street Vintage, Bulimba. A super cute craft and handmade store. We’d both been wanting to learn crochet for ages and finally the stars aligned and we found a moment to get started. Read More…

 

 

sew a paper buntingSew a Paper Bunting

Today I’m sharing how to sew a paper bunting. It’s a super quick and simple DIY which you could use to decorate a room or event. It’s completely customisable. Read more…

 

 

 

make a  blog plannerMake a Planner

Since completing my blogging e-course I’ve decided it’s time to get a little more organised with my blogging. I currently write all of my ideas, plans, projects and inspiration in a little notebook which is quickly becoming overfilled and difficult to navigate, so I’ve decided to make a blog planner. Read More…

 

 

Make a Cloud bread boardCloud Bread Board DIY

Over the weekend I made these petite cloud bread boards. They’re ideal as a side plate or a cute platter for the kids. So whimsical and fun. Read More…

 

 

 

diy furniture paintMakeover a Chair

Last week my husband found four old timber chairs discarded by the road side, awaiting the rubbish truck. Each one of them was damaged in some way and on first inspection seemed irreparable unless you had some serious woodworking skills. Read more…

 

 

Envelope Cushion CoversEnvelope Cushion Cover Tutorial

Making my own cushion covers meant that I could pick any fabric and cushion size to suit my style and decor. These cushions are for the boys playroom, so I picked hardwearing and durable fabrics which I knew would wash up well. Read more…

 

 

Homemade Wheat Pack TutorialWheat Pack Tutorial

Today I’m sharing with you how to make your own wheat pack in this quick and easy diy wheat pack tutorial. These wheat packs can be used as a hot or cold packs and they’re great as gifts. Each member of my family now has one and the boys loved personalising theirs by picking their own fabric. Read more…

 

doily bunting 2Doily Bunting Tutorial

I made this little doily bunting as part of my last years homemade christmas projects, but it’s so beautiful and versatile, that it could be enjoyed all year round. This very thrifty little project combined three of my loves, op shopping, upcycling and sewing and would you believe it cost less than $10! I’ve put this doily bunting tutorial together so you too can enjoy it. Read more…

 

diy furniture makeover with chalk paintPaint Your Furniture

I’m in love with chalk paint! and over the last couple of months I’ve used Blake and Taylor Furniture Paint to redecorate a variety of objects and furniture pieces, breathing new life into them. The best part about using this paint, apart from it’s chalky vintage effect, is that there’s very little prep and no sanding required.Read more…