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DIY Dried Flower Curiosity Cloche

DIY Dried Flower Curiosity Cloche

It's no secret that I love the look of dried flowers and grasses - especially as we come into autumn and winter, I just think they work so beautifully with this season. While I adore my plant babies as well as the beauty of fresh flowers, dried flowers will provide a...

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How to Make Your Old Victorian Tiles Look Good as New

How to Make Your Old Victorian Tiles Look Good as New

If you have a Victorian home and you're lucky enough to still have original tiles, you might be wondering how to restore and clean the tiles so they look good again. I wanted to share how I tackled a small Victorian tiled hearth and got the old grimy tiles looking...

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DIY Standing Raised Bed Planter

DIY Standing Raised Bed Planter

Emboldened by our attempts at making our own raised planter a couple of months ago, I knew we'd be able to tackle something a little bit more complicated - a pair of standing raised planters to sit in front of the kitchen window. If you recall, we've been working on...

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Simple DIY Raised Bed Planter

Simple DIY Raised Bed Planter

So this is going to be a bit of an odd post because we actually started this DIY raised bed planter project at the end of last summer and only just got around to finishing it this Spring! I know, I know, that sounds slightly baffling (I'll explain why in a second) but...

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How Not to Paint a Deck

How Not to Paint a Deck

Don't bother testing the paint colours because you know that its going to take 3 weeks for the paint to arrive for those retailers which are actually even shipping at this point in time and so just choose 2 colours that look kind of nice and neutral on the website and...

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How to Conceal Cables Behind Leggy Furniture

How to Conceal Cables Behind Leggy Furniture

I know its not just me when I say that cables (or wires or cords, whatever you want to call them) hanging all over the place is one of my biggest home design pet peeves. Thankfully, I've come up with a simple solution that means we can still access everything easily...

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DIY Double Gold Hoop Fringed Wall Hanging

DIY Double Gold Hoop Fringed Wall Hanging

Obviously, summer is my prime 'DIY' time because I'm sharing two DIY projects in a row but this one is far easier than laying a whole parquet floor! I wanted a few bits for a small gallery wall I'll be putting up in the dining room and I didn't just want artwork so...

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DIY: Laying Engineered Oak Parquet Flooring

DIY: Laying Engineered Oak Parquet Flooring

It's been my dream to have parquet flooring long before we moved into our current house. Back in 2010, when we moved into our previous home, one of the very first projects we took on was laying new pine flooring in our living room. At that time, I loved the look of...

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10 Clever Ways to Upcycle Your Empty Candle Jars & Containers

10 Clever Ways to Upcycle Your Empty Candle Jars & Containers

So I am a candle buyer, almost obsessively so. And what ends up happening is that I have a LOT of empty candle jars and candle containers that I just can't bring myself to throw away. I'm going to assume that you've purchased a few candles or received some lovely ones...

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DIY Display Storage Upcycled from Gift Boxes

DIY Display Storage Upcycled from Gift Boxes

I think every time I post a little craft, I say I'm not crafty. I think that's because I look at my good friends who are truly creative and incredible at various crafts (currently looking at you Alex, Maria and Nicolette and SO MANY OTHERS), I just can't even compare...

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13 Last-Minute Christmas Decor and DIY Gift Ideas!

13 Last-Minute Christmas Decor and DIY Gift Ideas!

Over the years as a blogger, I've created a whole bunch of Christmas-related content. If there is one thing I love about having a blog, it's that I share my decorating each year which acts like a little time-capsule to what I was into, what I was loving and what I was...

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Glam Pink & Gold Reusable DIY Advent Calendar

Glam Pink & Gold Reusable DIY Advent Calendar

The following is a paid advertising feature for Green & Black's and affiliate links may be used. I think every single year I tell myself I'm going to make my own advent calendar. The countdown to Christmas is always an enjoyable one and what better way to count...

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DIY Bamboo Solar Lights with a Boho Vibe!

DIY Bamboo Solar Lights with a Boho Vibe!

On Monday, I shared some of the updates we've been doing to get the garden summer ready. I love my pergola that we completed last year and while the entire thing is wrapped in tiny solar lights which light up at night, I wanted to include some larger hanging solar...

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DIY Gold Glam Cheap & Easy Chargers

DIY Gold Glam Cheap & Easy Chargers

I was hesitant to share my latest little crafty endeavour with you as it was so similar to a few other things I've recently done that I feared I was turning into a one-trick pony. But it came out so cute and it was so easy, I figured you might like it even if my DIY...

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DIY Marble Trinket Dishes from Oven Bake Clay

DIY Marble Trinket Dishes from Oven Bake Clay

I'm always looking for somewhere to dump my rings and earrings, especially when I'm working. I think I'm going to be happy wearing them all day and then suddenly, I decide they are getting in the way. So off they come and of course, I end up finding bits of jewellery...

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The Secret to Painting IKEA Furniture

The Secret to Painting IKEA Furniture

I think nearly every time I've shared a post where I've hacked some piece of Ikea furniture, I've had questions over email and social media about the best way to paint it. Most Ikea pieces are really inexpensive because they lend themselves so well to...

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How to Create a Floral and Pine Christmas Centrepiece

How to Create a Floral and Pine Christmas Centrepiece

I know I said that my DIY Gold and Marble Coasters would be my last DIY of the year but I completely forgot that I still had this one to share! So it's a little bonus one to finish off the year. If you saw my Christmas table setting, you will have seen this...

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Glam Marble & Gold DIY Coasters

Glam Marble & Gold DIY Coasters

I'm back with one last DIY of the year and I think you're going to like these totally glam marble and gold DIY coasters! They are inexpensive, super simple to make and yet manage to look gorgeous at the same time. I really love how these came out and they'll...

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DIY Kelly Wearstler ‘Channels’ Inspired Gold Tray

DIY Kelly Wearstler ‘Channels’ Inspired Gold Tray

I can never have too many trays. That's just a fact. But finding cute, clever and inexpensive ones is not quite as easy. I have loads already at home but I of course, wanted another - something fun and graphic in my favourite finish. Gold, of course. As you may know...

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How to Join Minerva Acrylic Worktops

How to Join Minerva Acrylic Worktops

So the last you saw the kitchen, we had happily completed all the cutting we needed to do on the Carrara marble effect acrylic worktops from Minerva. Wayne did an awesome job of cutting out the sink and installing the tap as well (so screw you, Craig!) so all that was...

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