Update old glass containers using some gravel and silver spray paint!

Have you ever thought of gravel and home decor used in one sentence? well me neither.. But believe it or not gravel can not only be used as beautiful decoration for…

Mosaic DIY – tray made from leftover tiles

I have always loved mosaic and thought I would give it a go myself. I got this old tray and I envisaged how beautiful it could look with a little…

Changes – New look and new website address from today

Hi everyone.. as mentioned before I have decided to move to my new permanent place here.  You will see the website is looking slightly different, more mature perhaps. I decided…

The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest – My creation called “Bright and Beautiful”

Hi everyone, I am joining “The Fab  Furniture Flippin’ Contest” in July with my piece I called Bright and Beautiful! This month’s theme is “Come On, Let Your Colors Burst!” This month the contest…

Upcycling Projects and Feature in Reloved Magazine

Hi everyone!  As I mentioned to you before not one but TWO projects were featured in the August Edition of the Reloved Magazine.  The issue is now available in stores…

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…

 

 

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