This is definitely not a spectacular before & after. It’s more one of those projects that no one will even notice is done but us since it falls under ‘repair’ rather than ‘redecorate’. The ‘before’ scene was rather embarrassing when...
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...
One Kings Lane One of the greatest challenges in decorating a living room is what to do with the television. Sure, it’s great that we now don’t have chunky black boxes, but now we have ever-growing screens that can dominate...
100 Layer Cake There are loads of ways to reuse an old frame, but this has to be my favourite. It’s so versatile: use your new tray on your dresser for jewellery or perfume, in the bathroom for your lotions...
This month’s Houzz guest picks combines two of my favourite things: home accessories and typography. Check out this and loads more examples in my alphabet cushion soup over at Houzz.

Disguising a TV

While The Man was constantly bemoaning our chunky old tube television, I was quite unfussed by it. However I admit that when we did upgrade, I was excited at the prospect of not having to decorate around a black box. That is, until...
I picked up this great birdcage wall hanging on special at Spotlight several months ago but it was only now that I had a chance to put it to use. I didn’t mind the idea of the bird image,...
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...
art deco tile & framed card

Entry gallery wall

The no-cost gallery wall in the laundry turned into a bit of a framing rampage. This time the boring spot to makeover was behind the front door.   Siiigh, I love this little spruced up corner now, all done without spending any moolah....
After creating this mini gallery wall in the laundry without spending a single cent, I thought I’d start a series on affordable art as I mentioned yesterday. First up we have the sweet little scene in the top left frame. It came...