Last summer I was the set designer and stylist on Gok Wan’s Fill Your Home For Free on Channel 4 where it was my job to transform homes around the UK on a ZERO budget. In one particular house, my biggest challenge was what to do with the ugly modern doors. That was until I grabbed a can of paintContinue reading DIY ideas to totally transform your doors
OMG! Never – I repeat – Never start an epic DIY job with a cracking hangover. A few months ago I decided to tackle my stairs which involved ripping up the carpet and sanding the wooden steps. This is all part of my grand plan to inject personality into my tiny hallway area. I didn’t anticipate the impact a bottleContinue reading DIY Project: Renovating carpeted stairs back to wood
Learn how to decorate your home for free! Over the past year and a half, I’ve been renovating my home on a tiny-weeny budget. Once the building works were paid for, I’ve had no spare cash for basics like furniture or accessories. My solution? I furnished my entire home for free with goodies found onContinue reading How To Decorate Your Home For Free
This post is inspired by a picture I posted to Facebook early this year. The snap was of my finished tiled hearth. This small detail made me feel differently about my home – bit proud, happy – giddy even. I finally had a home with a bit of personality. Inspired by this, I thought I would pick out 7 of my favouriteContinue reading 7 Finishing Touches That Will Transform Your Home
Morning! I’ve been busy behind the scenes working on my latest (and toughest) bathroom makeover for my best friend, Nicola. Her husband has been working all weekends to get the project done, bless him. Before the big reveal, I wanted to show you that the bathroom is shaping up very nicely.
You know when you stumble across an idea on Pinterest and it stops you in your tracks? Well that is what happened to me when I saw this painted vintage bed by Knock Studios. Amazing. Cool. Stylish. You name it, I love it. I wanted to try it out on my own vintage bed which looks a little bit like this one.Continue reading DIY Makeover: Modernizing My Vintage Bed
Is 3 is the magic number? Ha, no! Let me tell you, it’s No 8. Especially since I went and upscaled my curb appeal with a fan-dabbie-dosie GIAGANTIC house number sign in powder coat white steel. Boom! My house is making an impression. Be scared neighbours…be very scared. Why A New House Sign? You’ve already seenContinue reading Guide To Picking The Perfect House Sign