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!

How to paint old furniture

One of my favourite things to do is to paint an old piece of furniture and completely transform it. There is something so satisfying about rescuing a piece of furniture…

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I have now also got Bloglovin account! Come and follow me to keep up to date with my latest posts and information!

Creating a hanging sign out of mdf board – HOME

Even though there are plenty of wooden signs you can buy in the shops, I think that it is always nice to create your own.  It is not as hard…

 

 

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