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 wonderful bloggers and this month hosted by Charlotte at Ciburbanity and Carrie from Thirty Eighth Street. Not only you get to showcase your…

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 got this little table and we had it in the hallway for a few months now. As the house we…

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 he has done. Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday of June. It honors all fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and…

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!!! They were old and a little damaged (or so I thought..) but as you may know, I like a bit…

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 my rose decoupage set and I also did a similar diamond shaped HOME sign, but I thought cutting out identical four small hearts…

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 share my excitement with you! The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race is an annual motor-cycle racing event…

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 to this special little boy and be a part of the Christening day. I knew I had to make something…

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 unique finish and is such a great way to dress a dated piece. I didn’t have to wait too long…

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 bright colours and creating little posters.  I made this print & frame as an idea for Mother’s Day back in…

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 the life of me throw things out.. A friend of mine kindly gave me a box full of old candle…

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