DIY Projects

DIY Board and Batten Mudroom

My back entry/mudroom is a real mess, and in desperate need of a makeover.  When Bosch contacted me to see if I’d be interested in joining their #WinterProject campaign, I jumped at the chance. I’m going to tackle the mudroom one section at a time, starting with adding a board and batten wall with hooks so we can […]

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How to DIY Kate Spade Dots

DIY Kate Spade Dots

Don’t you just love Kate Spade’s range of gold dots accessories?  I thought I could DIY the Kate Spade Dots Vase, but first I had to work out just how Kate Spade gets her dots to look so good.  I’ve worked it out and have even created a template for you to use to achieve […]

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Dog Decor – It’s a Dog’s Life

There are 4.2 million pet dogs in Australia (according to the RSPCA), so if you have one in your family, make them feel special by putting the same effort into decorating for them as you do for you. This is Gus, our nearly 5 year old schnoodle (Schnauzer-Poodle cross).  Like many pet dogs, he’s part […]

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DIY: Butcher’s Block Makeover

butchers block makeover Queenslander deck

When my father passed away, I inherited the timber butcher’s block that he used to keep in his kitchen.  For a long time I really didn’t have a proper home for it, but when we moved into our white house, I decided that it would make a perfect little drinks servery tucked into the corner […]

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How to Make a Paper Flower Hydrangea

Have you ever made paper hydrangeas before? They are so easy to make and there are many ways in which you can use them. Paper hydrangeas are a beautiful decoration for any thoughtful gift or to style your table setting. Use the one colour or mix colours for a theme or celebration. They are a very […]

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DIY Perfume Bottle Vase

DIY perfume bottle vase

Have you got old perfume bottles lying around or are you nearly at the end of a bottle?  Why not turn your perfume bottle into a little vase to hold a pretty flower.  Here is our quick and easy tutorial for a DIY perfume bottle vase. I had a bottle of L’eau d’issei by Issey […]

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DIY: Cutlery Envelopes

DIY Cutlery Envelopes Filled

Make entertaining a breeze with these easy to make DIY Cutlery Envelopes.  These simple envelopes hold everything your guest needs to eat their meal.  They are great for parties, picnics, or just casual fining with friends and family. What You Need: DL size envelope – I used Recycled DL envelopes are from Officeworks Ribbon of […]

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