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Anything creative for your home. Crafts, painting, upcycling, wallpapering, gallery walls, art and DIY

How to Start a Successful Blog – Part 1

How often have you thought, I just need to start a blog! Have you been toying with the idea for a while now but you…

4 Quick and Easy DIY Crafts for Christmas

Holidays are coming, holidays are coming. I swear Christmas seems to creep up on us earlier every year but I think this year it is…

How to Have Fun with Halloween Décor

It gets bigger and better every year doesn’t it? No, not my ever-expanding waistline… Halloween! I remember celebrating it as a child, we’d dress up as witches by putting a black bin liner over our heads…

A Quick and Easy Upcycle of a Welsh Dresser with Dulux

I wouldn’t say I’m the world’s best painter or upcycler, in fact I can be a bit slapdash at times. But what I do love…

10 Easy Steps to Putting Up a Gallery Wall

Do you have a wonderful collection of art work but are not sure how to display it? Gallery walls are so easy to put up and arrange and with Command strips, it doesn’t matter if you make a mistake. You can pull the strips away from the wall and start again leaving no damage.

How To Paint Your Bath and Give Your Bathroom the Wow Factor

A bit like kitchens, bathrooms can be extremely pricey to update or completely renovate. When we renovated our house, we completely gutted our bathroom and started again as the bath was leaking, there were holes in the walls to the point that you could see through to outside world and a lot of the tiles were either chipped or falling off…

Introducing the Whimsically Wonderful Wilderie Collection by Emma J Shipley

I have been an admirer of Emma’s wonderfully colourful, whimsical and nature inspired prints for a while now. I was first introduced to Emma’s work when I was gifted an amazing Kruger fabric chair in pink which sits proudly in my office and always receives a lot of compliments and her new Wilderie Collection is no exception…

Dulux Creativity Palette and How To Use Earthy Colours

For my last blog post of the year, I wanted to talk about one of my favourite events that I attended in 2019 and trends for 2020. A few weeks back, I was extremely excited to be invited along to the Dulux Academy with 4 other interior enthusiasts to celebrate the launch of their creativity palette…

How to Create a Hanging Christmas Table Decoration

I’ve always loved Christmas table decorations from Scandi inspired tables to fabulous centrepieces made from baubles and wreaths. The thing is, we always like to lay out the Christmas dinner on the table for everyone to help themselves and I found that with huge centrepieces taking up all the space there wasn’t much room left to plonk the turkey…

Choosing Colourful Cuprinol Garden Shades

Compared to my house, my garden has always been a bit lacklustre. I’m not a gardener you see, not that I wouldn’t like to be! I just don’t know where to start and it scares me a little if I’m honest with you! We have grass, yes, but we even managed to kill that after paying the GDP of a small country to have a new lawn laid…

How To Stencil Your Decking and Transform It!

Adding a decking in the garden is such a great way of creating a social space for your family, providing a great extra living area for the warmer months. The problem in the UK is our weather! We created our decking space back in April 2017 and within two years it had become dirty, damp and unsightly.

How To Make Your Own Stunning Spring Wreath

I really wanted a spring wreath and absolutely loved seeing all the beautiful creations appearing on my Instagram feed. I already had some faux eucalyptus and flowers around the house so used what I already had to create my own wreath. Here is a step by step guide to how I did it…

Becoming A Better Blogger

I am rubbish at new year resolutions and frankly, stereotypical with it all. Every year I promise to get thinner/richer/fitter/become a teetotaller and every year I fail miserably. By January 10th I’m reaching for the wine…