Upcycling Furniture.

If you’re a first time home owner, building everything up from scratch can be costly. There are multiple things to consider such as fitting kitchens, tiling bathrooms or buying that really gorgeous and yet expensive wallpaper that you simply MUST have.  I predict that when I eventually buy my first home I will be living off tins of baked beans!

So, I have decided to be a little prepared by collecting cheap pieces of furniture from antique shops and then giving them a lick of paint to give them a whole new look.

before and after

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Wire Signs DIY

I’m an avid user of Pinterest and after stumbling upon wire signs on a pin board I immediately fell in love.

I was directed to the Anthropologie website where unfortunately they were completely out of stock. My jaw dropped and for a moment I was gutted but then I thought why not give it a go myself. That way I can create something more personal like my favourite lyrics, a quote that inspires me or even something basic like ‘Welcome’.

That’s the beauty of DIY; you see something inspiring and then you put your own spin on it. If you were to create your own wire sign, what would it say?

wire sign diy

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Rental Sweet Rental

To be frank, rented spaces can be annoying and I for one cannot wait to get my own place. I can’t wait to splash a bit of colour on the walls and hang a picture without the worry of filling in puncture holes. However, having said that I also love how the limitations of my rental allow me to think outside the box and be creative with my decorations.

Here are a few little touches that have made my rented space seem a lot more inviting and somewhere that I feel proud to call home.

Glitzy Succulent

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