Here I am again babbling on about cost effective DIY projects and this time it’s the turn of the magazine rack/vinyl holder. I am particularly proud of this one because I feel that the finished product could happily mingle with fancy homewares in the likes of Anthropologie, Oliver Bonas and West Elm, it would totally fit in. In fact, I’m just going to throw it out there that this is my favourite DIY project to date.
It’s April which means two things – showers and spring cleaning! On a very dreary day, I took it upon myself to have a clear out and it paid off because now my dressing table is looking pretty fly. Read on to find out the techniques I used to create order and give my dressing table a little je ne sais quoi!
You know me; I’m all about a bargain. Why should you pay an absolute fortune for something when you can create your own for the fraction of the price? Bag yourself a steal with this cheeky DIY memo board.
Some books were destined for far greater things than hanging around on dusty book shelves; they deserve to take a centre stage – on the coffee table.
Displaying beautiful book covers can make your living area feel more vibrant but they also serve a greater purpose too. Coffee table books are perfect for entertaining as they capture your interests and spark conversation with house guests.
Vintage cocktail books, books that teach you how to be Parisian and reimagined book covers from childhood classics, there are so many offerings you’re spoilt for choice.
Read on to discover my recommendations of three chic books that are bound to make your eyes pop.
Looking for the perfect present for your significant other? Or perhaps people keep pestering you about what you want and you still don’t have a clue. Take a look at my homeware wish list for a little inspiration.
Ever since I created my decoupage table it has become a beautiful centre piece in our living room. Believe it or not the original table I purchased for this D.I.Y only cost me £5! It was originally meant to be £10 but I fluttered my eyelashes and pointed out a large scratch along the surface. So always try to barter when purchasing second hand furniture, because you never know- you could bag a complete bargain. An added bonus was that I could use the pennies I had saved to buy some floral craft paper from Paperchase for my chosen design.
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.