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Bright buffet makeover

Our office was working quite well storage-wise after we revamped it. Then I started working from home and suddenly the room was overrun with the supplies, equipment, paperwork and work-in-progress that comes with running a stationery business. As well as storage space, I...
I thought it would be appropriate to kick off the Before & After feature with my first ever makeover project. I spotted this chair on the side of the road and despite not having a house to put it in...
When a room is small, storage is even more crucial. In our home office makeover we had to make all of the space work hard, which meant a traditional desk didn’t fit the bill. Instead, we hit up the...
The Man & I have been in our home for two years and there are still tons of little changes I would love to make… if only money and time were no object. The real world may not look like...

Suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on! Giftwrapping box Better Homes & Gardens Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a...

Suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on! Giftwrapping box Better Homes & Gardens Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a...
I’ve already covered how you can turn old doors into headboards and wedding decorations, now let’s look at some ideas for all around the home. Door decor via Design*Sponge Bookshelves by Woodbird Design via Salvaged Grace Chalkboard by Poetic Home Coffee table by Green is Universal Door decor by Easie Peasie Door desk by & Unlimited Photo...

Orla Kiely

Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong decade. Still, I mustn’t be the only one, judging by the popularity of Orla Kiely. Her deceptively simple 70s inspired patterns can be found on everything from mugs to tents (which, by...
Our kitchen after its budget makeover. Yesterday we went through some no-cost ways to refresh your home. If you want to go one step further but still have a modest decorating budget, here are some project ideas that won’t cost an arm...
Since my chair makeover was featured on one of my fave blogs Design*Sponge a few days ago, I have received some reader questions asking for more detailed instructions. Happy restoring! You will need: screwdriver paint stripper (I used Citristrip, a biodegradable, odourless spray) paint scraper ...