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...
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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...
Let’s kick off the final week of our 12 Days of Christmas crafts with a nice functional one that will also give a hint of the season to an overlooked room for decorating: the kitchen. I’ve used these cute...
After last week’s blush-worthy drawer makeover, here’s a less intimate organising project. The top drawer of my dressing table is where I store the rest of my bling that isn’t suitable to hang on my jewellery rack. As you can see from the...
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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...
Hi, my name is Alicia and I’m addicted to dangly earrings. When I still lived at home, I stuck a couple of cork tiles (leftover from a reno project of my parents – forgive them, it was the 80s) inside my...
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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...
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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...
Martha Stewart Grab a business card holder from your local office supplies store and use it to organise your spare buttons and thread. Is that clever or what?
This post is sponsored by Target. In yesterday’s post I showed you how we The Man installed some new picture ledges. Now onto the fun part – selecting and framing some happy faces! I wanted to go for a monochrome palette, partly because some of the photos were...