DIY Copper Magazine Rack

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.

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3 Chic Books For Your Coffee Table

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.

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How to Decoupage a Vintage Table.

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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.

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