Woodland Christmas gift ideas list

Christmas gift lists

I know what you’re going to say, but it really isn’t too early to be planning for Christmas. Way too early for carols, decorations and mince pies, definitely, but not for planning! Take the stress out of last minute...
I can’t believe I’m actually publishing this. But I know how much you love a good organising before & after so I am putting aside all modesty (sorry Mum) and sharing my newly organised smalls drawer with you. The things...
Akimbo printable calendar 2011

Free 2011 calendar

Download it, print it, cut it, stick it!  
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...
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,...
With help from your brilliant moving house advice, I managed to get a TON of packing done last weekend. The Man (who was attending a seminar the whole weekend) came home to quite a different house! A recurring suggestion was creating...
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...

Suitcases as storage

I love repurposing unconventional items for storage. This stack of suitcases in our bedroom contains my collection of clutch bags (on top for easy access) and travel accessories (on the bottom for occasional use). Other uses include out-of-season clothes, blankets or...
You’ve already seen my ‘medicine cabinet‘ housed in a hanging shoe organiser. They’re great for adding storage in an otherwise wasted space and the convenient comparments make them really versatile. Here are some creative uses (apart from shoe storage of...
I’ve already shown you my newly-organised underwear drawer so why not keep on with the intimate drawer trend? The top drawer of my bedside table had become a bit of a catch-all. Over the years it had attracted enough hand lotion for...