How to Create Stylish Faux Crittall Doors With Reeded Glas

When we were extending and renovating our house, the internal doors where the last thing on my mind. They’re just doors, right? I’ll just choose…

Billy Bookcase IKEA Hack: How to Create Bespoke Bookcases for Your Living …

Strap yourselves in as I’m about to take you on a wild IKEA Billy Bookcase hack ride! This has been my most ambitious upcycle yet…

10 Ideas to Update Your Garden Ready for a Sunny Spring

Ready, Steady, Garden!!!! Forget Christmas or Halloween, Valentines or Easter, the most hotly contested day of the year arrived this week. Yep, the day when…

How to Transform Your Garden for £300

I know it’s probably tipping it down with rain where you are at the moment and you’re looking out of the window at your garden…

Malm Chest of Drawers Ikea Hack: Creating a Stylish Office Space

We have owned various shapes and sizes of IKEA Malm chest of drawers for the bedroom and although they are fab at doing their job,…

How We Created Our Perfect Family Bathroom

Sponsored content: This post is in collaboration with Burlington Bathrooms. All thoughts and opinions are my own 🙂  Back in August I wrote about our…

IKEA Hack: How to Upcycle a Bedside Table

Our bedside tables have always let our bedroom down. I would paint the walls, put up wallpaper and decorate the bedroom with art, patterned bedding…

Bright Skies™ – Dulux Colour of the Year 2022

Every year, trend experts from across the design, fashion, colour and architecture world come together to predict what colour we will be using in our…

Dulux is 90! How Colour Trends Have Changed Over the Decades. Part 1

Can you believe that Dulux has been around for 90 years? That’s 9 decades of providing gloriously colourful paint for our homes, helping us to…

Panelling a Wall – An Easy Guide

Ok, I know you’re all taking a huge deep breath and thinking, really Mel? Another blog post about panelling a wall? You are so 2019!…

Using a Cricut Maker for a Quick Upcycle of a Magazine Rack

Recently, I was asked by Cricut UK if I had any small DIY projects I wanted to do and I immediately thought about a magazine…

How to Transform Built-In Wardrobes for a Modern Look

I have a confession to make, I’ve never been a fan of built-in wardrobes and when we moved into our new house, my first thoughts…

Colourful Ideas for a Boys’ Bedroom – My Son’s Bedroom Makeover.

I find boys’ bedrooms so hard to design and I probably spend the most time trying to come up with ideas for my Son’s bedroom…