10 July 2010 008

Bedroom makeover

Unfortunately for The Man, I was going through a fuchsia and lime green phase before we moved in together. Add to that the white walls and lack of curtains and we didn’t exactly have a restful bedroom. The feminine edge has remained...
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...
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...

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...
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 ...
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...