My Favourite hand painted furniture projects

I LOVE hand painted furniture.  Anyone who can do hand painting on the furniture is a total genius in my book.  I think hand painted furniture is also so unique…

DIY beautiful peg frame

I love these beautiful peg frames as you can customise them as you wish and they are so simple to make.  You can use an old or a brand new…

The world of blogging – dos and donts – things I learnt since I started blogging

I have always loved to craft and make things but as always life gets in the way and unfortunately I left my passion in the background until I actually didn’t…

Wedding centerpieces – hand painted bottles

I was so happy when I got asked to create some special centerpieces for this beautiful bride.  She was the easiest bride to work with as I was pretty much…

Transform an old glass container into a beautiful piece using gold spray paint

I found these glass containers and they were still in a good shape, there was slight chipping on one of them and the gold lines were all scratched from the top.…

Exciting news – Reloved Magazine!!

Do you love to upcycle and relove things? As you know I do.. so I am extremely happy and proud to tell you that two of my projects will be featured…

DIY – picture box frame keepsake for my sister

My little sister Sintija [Cynthia] always loved to dance, she joined the Riga Choreography School in Latvia when she was a young girl and was our little balerina! I remember going…

Amazing Furniture Transformations

As you know I love to upcycle and transform an old piece into something new. I absolutely love when a forgotten piece is made into something beautiful again. I have…

DIY – How to make an upholstered headboard

There are so many headboards available you will be spoilt for choice. At the moment we are saving for a house, so I didn’t really want to splash out on something…

The Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest – From Shabby To CHIC!

Hi everyone, I am so excited to tell you that I am taking part in a fantastic competition this month called “The Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest” organised by a group of…

How to use a stencil – table transformation

I did a post on stencils and various ideas back in March but didn’t really have an opportunity to use my beautiful damask stencil* by Stencil Warehouse until now. I…

Father’s Day – Free Printables

Father’s Day this year falls on Sunday 21st June.  Don’t forget to tell your dad how much he means to you, give him a hug and thank him for everything…

How to paint and cover a set of dining room chairs – makeover

My mother-in-law asked me a while ago to paint a set of four chairs for her, we went and bought a matching set of four chairs for £4! Yes, £4!!!…

Create your own heart shaped – Love sign

As I was getting better with my jigsaw, I thought I should do a more challenging task.  I used jigsaw to cut out my medium shaped heart when I did…

Isle of Man TT Races – 2015

This post is totally unrelated to any crafts, DIY or upcycling, but I am just so excited that TT is almost here that I wanted to write this little post and…

DIY Christening present for a very special boy

My husband Shaun and I were asked to be godparents to our little nephew Oscar a few months ago.. Both of us felt so honoured and privileged to become godparents…

DIY – Lace Painted Furniture

I have seen so many beautiful pieces of furniture done with lace painting and I really wanted to give it a go.  I think it gives such a beautiful and…

Free printable – Mother’s day poster

Who doesn’t love a free printable poster, especially when it is for someone as special as your mother! I created this a while ago and as you can tell I love…

Transform an old candle jar

I am known to collect jars, glass containers and little pots so have to come up with new ideas on what to do with them as I just cannot for…

Free printable – Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is fast approaching and I have decided to share this lovely free printable with you! All you need to do is, click on the photo and download it!

 

 

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