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DIY Light Fittings

DIY light fittings have come a long way since all you could buy were those frosted glass balls.  There is now a wide range of DIY light fittings to choose from.   DIY Decorator Sourcebook 1.   Geneve DIY Chandelier from Beacon Lighting 2.   Liteworks Tyson Batten Fix Light from Masters 3.   Maddox […]

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Beachcomber – My Favourite Homewares Stores

I have been following Beachcomber blog for the past 3 years.  I love Cheryl’s effortless coastal style, her beautiful photography and her ability to recycle furniture and objects to use in her beachside art deco apartment.  Today on DIY Decorator,  Beachcomber shares her favourite homewares stores in Sydney’s eastern suburbs….. Dear September – Waverley On one […]

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Bedroom Comforts

Having beautiful bedlinen is a luxury, creating comfort and warmth is easy with these basic bedroom comforts from Adairs. This Chiara sheet set (4.)  is made from soft cotton with delicate lace inlay for an elegant look.  Adairs  new Downtime Mattress topper (6.) has a high thread count, cotton sateen stripe casing with incredibly high loft-fill […]

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Custom Wallpaper Murals

You don’t have to be an interior designer to have a custom wallpaper mural made, Mister Wallpaper can make any design you want.  Do you have a stunning photo, vintage maps or even sheet music that you love?  Well you can turn that image into a custom wall mural using Mister Wallpaper. Wallpaper in 3 […]

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Giveaway

I have long been a fan of Chalk Paint ™ by Annie Sloan.  Since last March, when I first got my hands on some Chalk Paint™, I have made over many pieces of furniture. This dresser went from mahogany stain to a combination of Old White and Napoleonic Blue This pine bookcase got a makeover with my […]

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Side table vignette

I love displaying a beautiful vignette on a side table in my living room, and to change it around with the seasons.  Whether it be a ginger jar, my favourite magazines or books, a trinket box and a candle.  Here are a few suggestions for side tables, I hope you like them. 1.  Side table vignette image […]

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Barn Light Australia

We are pleased to introduce the latest featured retailer on DIY Decorator – Barn Light Australia.  If you’re a lighting lover like us, then you are going to love this great Australian manufacturer of industrial and vintage lighting. Barn Light Australia is an online vintage lighting store specialising in porcelain enamel barn lights, barn pendants, outdoor […]

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