About this time last year, we installed a small rack in an awkward, unused corner of the kitchen to form a tea & coffee station. It has been working quite well, but it still meant I had to go to...
I still love the organic texture and colour provides by this set of wicker baskets on top of the kitchen cupboards. However, continually having to answer The Man’s queries about ‘Which basket has the pie weights again?’ was getting...
Our tea and coffee making things were shoved in various cupboards wherever they would fit – plunger in the crockery cupboard, sugar in the servingware cupboard, tea bags shoved at the back of the pantry. You don’t have to...
Pantry with drawers

Pantry drawers

Shelf Genie via Organizing Made Fun I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve come home from the shopping with another bottle of soy sauce or packet of cashews because I forgot about the spare one I already had in the...
matryoshka measuring cups

New finds

As you may have noticed, we haven’t done too many big projects on the house lately. But there have been a few small additions, like this candlestick. The shape is much more formal and traditional than I’d normally like, but...
Hello! I’m back with all the gory details of how we installed the new kitchen shelf. Here’s the easy option: 1. Go to Ikea; buy a floating shelf. 2. Install shelf. Now, the longer version for people who like to be difficult prefer everything to fit perfectly. 1....
kitchen shelf cookbooks

Kitchen shelf

This is an angle of the kitchen that you’ve never seen. There’s clearly a reason for that: even after our kitchen makeover, this side remained decidedly blah with that huge white wall o’ nothing and the appliance pile-up in the corner. Add to that...
I had a whole bag of scrabble tiles leftover from another project (more on that another time) that were crying out to be repurposed. I’ll be going through a few ideas over the coming weeks. First up, we have...
I had a whole bag of scrabble tiles leftover from another project (more on that another time) that were crying out to be repurposed. I’ll be going through a few ideas over the coming weeks. First up, we have...
I mentioned some time ago in this post that I wanted to upgrade our dodgy plastic kitchen taps. Well I am pleased to announce that we have finally ticked it off! To refresh your memory, here’s what it looked like before: The tiles in...