DIY Chevron Side Tables

Hey kids! I finally managed to do something that has been on my wish list for ages – I painted my first piece of furniture! I like to think that I’m pretty crafty so I’ve been itching to make-over something in my home. A while back I bought 2 side tables on Gumtree for £10. […]

The Moving Series: Bonus Post!

Surprise! I’m back with a bonus post for The Moving Series! I know, I’m too good to you. I thought it would be nice to share a few pictures of my wonderful new home and some of the challenges we faced over the first full week living there. Right off the bat, I just want […]

A Novice Sewing A Cushion

Last month I was given a sewing machine for my birthday and I managed to complete my first project – a cushion! Well, actually I made 2 cushions 😀 Pretty successful, eh? I am so very proud of them that I thought I would share with you how I made them. Now, I know there […]

Sewing Tutorials for Beginners

Last week I talked about my new sewing machine which I am completely in love with! It is the Sy machine from Ikea and so far I cannot fault it. I think I’ve picked up the basic from following the instruction manual and now I’m ready for a project – enter the internet. I have […]

DIY Magnetic Make Up Board

I am really excited about this post because it means that I am finally getting something that I have been dreaming of for years – a dedicated make up room! Well… When I say room I really mean cupboard. It’s totally fine though as I happen to like confined spaces 🙂 In our new house, […]

Pinterest Picks!

Oh Pinterest, how I love thee. I honestly spend way too much time on this site. I usually scan the DIY and Home Décor sections for ideas for the new house and have come across some gems recently, so I hope to put these pins into practice in the near future. I see candles in […]

DIY Melted Crayon Wall Art

This blog and post is now available on the all new BoldlyGold.com! Click here to continue reading on our new site 🙂   OH MY GAWD. This may be my favourite thing EVER. DIY Melted Crayon Art I know that this has been plaguing the walls of Pinterest for AGES, but I actually stumbled upon […]

Make Up Brush Cleaning Glove Dupe

I had a brainwave. I watch Organized Jen on Youtube religiously and she has herself a Sigma Brush Cleaning Glove. When I saw it, I knew I had to have one. This is how it went from here: “OMG Ian! Jen has a special cleaning brush and now I need to have it too” *Checks […]

My Chevron Obsession: DIY Painted Chevron Canvas

This blog and post is now available on the all new BoldlyGold.com! Click here to continue reading on our new site 🙂   I’ve gone a bit mad with chevrons. I know I’m a bit late to this particular trendy party but we shall press on. Through my Pinterest escapades I have discovered a multitude […]

Making a Memory Shadow Box

“Gettin’ crafty wit it na na na na na na nah, na na na na na nah…” Too. Excited. About. Crafts. As you may know, I am moving into a new house in a few weeks’ time and I am in full nesting mode. I’ve always liked the thought of making keepsake boxes or scrapbooks of […]