Mother’s Day gift idea – framed print

Mother’s Day is a modern celebration originating in North America, honoring one’s own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. With mother’s…

Upcycled nest of tables

I love painting furniture and breathing life into a piece that has been let down over the years. These nest of tables were solid wood and absolutely beautiful. A few screws were missing and the surface was scratched a little but I was adamant I will give these tables a…

Rocking Chair for a very Special Girl

This is one of my absolute favourite projects I have done so far.. Not only because it turned out great (if I say so myself), but because I made it for a close friend of mine and her special little girl. I was looking for a rocking chair for ages but…

Upcycling an old chair

So I got this gorgeous chair which was very old, rusty and unloved.. I thought it still had plenty of life left in it, so I decided to give it a new lease of life! As with all my projects I ensure they are nice and clean before I do…

I am now on Twitter

Please follow my blog which is now also on Twitter! Wish me luck! @EvijawithLove #fromevijawithlove

My first ever decoupage project

Decoupage (or découpage) is the art of decorating an object by gluing coloured paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and so on. I was very intrigued when I saw pictures online on what can be achieved using this technique and decided to give it…

I am now on Facebook!

After publishing a few posts on my blog I decided to take the next step and create my own facebook page. I am extremely excited about this so I could not wait to share it with everyone.  Please come and have a look, like and share!  This is a work…

Simple Chalkboard

This was my first attempt to make a chalkboard. It is very simple to do and for this project all you will need is a large photo frame (framed mirror or picture), chalkboard paint, paint for the frame, paint brush and chalk! I found an old picture which was perfect for…

Embellished belt – DIY

I absolutely love the gorgeous bridal belts and thought I could give it a go myself.. All you need for this project:-

Vintage inspired lace photo frame

I love photographs and photo frames, I must have accumulated hundreds over the years.. I think they make a lovely present for any occasion too, so this may inspire someone to make a special photo frame.. Items you will need:-

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