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How to Quickly Edit Instagram Photos

Quickly Edit Instagram photos

I love Instagram and seeing everyone’s pictures, but  Instagram has come a long way since I began using it in August 2011.  Back then you’d just point your phone at something, press the camera button and post it.  Whilst you can certainly still do that, if you want your pictures to look their best, there are a […]

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When Life Becomes Art

Original artwork from photos

Hello and welcome back to DIY Decorator in 2017.  I am so excited to help  you with your decorating goals this year, but first I want to post a quick story about how some of our still life photos have been turned into original pieces of artwork by some clever and talented artists. Boxwood Wreath […]

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Christmas Wrap Up 2016

DIY - Turn Glass into Mirror with Mirror finish spray paint. Full step by step tutorial

Can you believe it’s the 23rd of December?  Where did the year go?  Here’s a little wrap up of Christmas at my house this year. – Christmas Wrap Up 2016 DIY Mirror Bowl The Christmas Tree This year’s Christmas tree was green, white and silver with a sprinkling of ballerina. Christmas Presents All Wrapped I […]

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Prepare the Guest Bedroom for Visitors

Prepare the guest bedroom for visitors. Tips and ideas for creating a welcoming guest bedroom.

It’s Christmas time and that often means visitors coming to stay.  I have some of my family staying with me this Christmas.  Here are some of my tips to preparing the guest bedroom to create a welcoming space for your visitors. Fresh Bed Linen I always make the bed up with freshly washed sheets.  They […]

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Create A Christmas Bar Cart

Christmas is a time of the year when we do a lot of entertaining.  Make your gatherings elegant and effortless by creating a Christmas bar cart.  Setting up a bar cart allows your guests to prepare their own drinks, saving you time.  Here’s a little Christmas bar car inspiration. Park and Oak Interior Design Bliss […]

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DIY Conifer Christmas Wreath

Just when I thought my Christmas decorating was done, I decided to create another Christmas themed wreath.  You can never have too many wreaths.  I love my Balsam Hill Vermont White Spruce wreath downstairs, but needed a little something upstairs.  So here’s my quick and easy DIY Conifer Christmas wreath. The Wreath Before The wreath […]

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An Australian Christmas Table Setting

I am normally a fan of silver and white for the Christmas table.  This year I decided to try an Australian Christmas table setting after I was inspired by the beautiful Christmas flower arrangement created by florist Megan Collins. If you signed up to my 12 Days Christmas Decorating Guide, you’ll already know the recipe […]

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