This post is sponsored by Target. I’d recently been suffering a case of the decorating blahs. There are only so many times you can rearrange the same ol’ pieces after all, so I’m delighted to be working with Target to freshen up my decor...
Design*Sponge were kind enough to feature another one of my makeovers recently, this time our laundry. It reminded me of this fabulous laundry makeover. It almost makes me want to do my ironing with a glass of champagne in the other hand. Almost.
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Frame a postcard

Joan Miró Carnival of Harlequin (1924-1925) As part of my mini gallery wall in the laundry, I framed this art postcard that I’ve actually had since childhood (apparently I was into Modernist art even as a ten year old!). I also had the frame (an...
Hands up who keeps greeting cards they receive? I definitely don’t keep them all (ugh, clutter!) but I do keep cards that have particularly sentimental messages, great design, were handmade or were for extra special occasions. This card, made by a...
As much as I’m pleased with the laundry makeover, I thought it was a bit bright and utilitarian which could be softened with the addition of some neutral colours and more homely elements. After much cutting and framing and hammering, I 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...
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Laundry makeover

Remember those heinous tiles in the kitchen? They’re baaaack and rearing their stripy head in the laundry. Nothing that our trusty tile paint couldn’t handle though. Plenty of putty and white paint hid most other sins. Despite attacking it with...