seesaw pallet photo display

Pallets

Who doesn’t love that warm and fuzzy feeling of knowing you’re reducing waste by reusing materials? One of the most versatile items to upcycle into furniture, it seems, is the humble wooden pallet. Coffee table by Norske Interior Blogger. Daybed in this...
Empty lounge before

Moving tips

Moving in day 2008 When The Man and I moved into our townhouse, we were both coming straight from living with our parents. Naturally, apart from our bedroom furniture and personal items, we didn’t have a lot to move. Six years...

Lace

I’m working on a lace-themed wedding invitation for a client at the moment. As is the way, I’m now seeing gorgeous, contemporary interpretations of lace popping up all over the place. From top: Carrie storage/bicycle basket from Fjorn Scandanavian | Beautiful textured dishes from the appropriately-named Lace...
I’ve already covered how you can turn old doors into headboards and wedding decorations, now let’s look at some ideas for all around the home. Door decor via Design*Sponge Bookshelves by Woodbird Design via Salvaged Grace Chalkboard by Poetic Home Coffee table by Green is Universal Door decor by Easie Peasie Door desk by & Unlimited Photo...
Better Homes & Gardens Hang a shower caddy on an unused spot behind a door or on the side of a bookcase to create extra space for those stationery odds and ends that always get lost in drawers.
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....
Akimbo printable calendar 2011

Free 2011 calendar

Download it, print it, cut it, stick it!  
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...
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...
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...