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Print Your Photos with Parabo Press

Is your phone or laptop full of photos?  Well  it’s time to get those photos off your device and printed so you can enjoy looking at them. I love looking at photos.  They are a personal reminder of a moment in time.  Instead of scrolling through my camera roll on my phone, I like to […]

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How to String Fairy Lights Across the Ceiling

Fairy lights create such a beautiful party atmosphere.  Recently my daughter turned sweet 16, and we threw a party on our front deck to celebrate.  We strung fairy lights across the ceiling and they looked amazing.  I thought I’d share how to string fairy lights across the ceiling so you can try it too.  Here’s […]

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Favourite Christmas DIY Projects

DIY Christmas Clay tags stars

Oh I love Christmas.  My daughter has started playing Christmas music in the car and we’ve talking about what sort of Christmas theme we should have this year.  Part of what makes Christmas special is the thought and planning you put into it, and the effort that you to make and create things especially for […]

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DIY Decorator gets Archived

Website Archived

A strange thing happened the other day.  I was ARCHIVED!  Well not me personally, but the DIY Decorator website.  Yep this little website will be preserved in perpetuity for future generations to see. Let me explain: (watch the video or keep reading) A few weeks back I was contacted by the State Library of Queensland, […]

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How to Remove Wallpaper without Hiring a Steamer

How to remove wallpaper without hiring a steamer

If you have some wallpaper you want to get rid off, but are put off by the whole process of hiring a steamer to remove it, then follow my simple way to remove wallpaper just with water.  Yep water is all you need to get rid of your wallpaper.  It’s so easy.  Let me show […]

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My Classic Ensuite Reveal

Classic ensuite reveal

I am so pleased to finally share our classic ensuite makeover with you.  It seems like forever ago that we started.  Me travelling to the US for 7 weeks right in the middle of it didn’t help, but here it is 95% finished (because no room in the house is ever 100% finished right?) It […]

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