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The Master Bedroom Makeover

I  f you’ve been following my posts for the last little while you might have seen some developments on the home front. You won’t have seen paint flying but I can assure you it was and you won’t have seen the ideas whirring but ohhh how they have been, since March of last year (and even before then). […]

DIY: Leather clothes rail

If you like everything where you can see it then you might like this DIY tutorial. This hanging clothes rail is minimal, stylish, practical and very affordable and while I’ve hung mine in the nursery, you could hang one just about anywhere! Without further ado, here is how I made mine: // To make you’ll […]


Our Home: The Nursery

I have umm-ed and ahh-ed about when would be the right time to style the nursery given all that has gone before.  I wrote a post about that here. It wasn’t until late in my second trimester that I actually felt ready and dare I say it, was able to get a little bit excited about styling for a little boy, my little […]

Mini Kitchen Makeover

Our Home: The Kitchen

T here is a saying that I love by William Morris which goes ‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’. This year, this quote has been poignant for me.  I was and still am a bit of a collector of objects yet one of the first […]

Create DIY bolster cushions from scratch

DIY: Bolster cushions

I‘ve been noticing a lot of dreamy furniture with bolster cushions on my travels.  Namely couches, which is the inspiration for this how-to.  This DIY is dedicated to the keen crafters and closet sewers amongst you and is my mash-up of a few different methods I’ve adopted to get the look. I recommend you use the detailed instructions […]

Create cool prints at home for less

DIY: Cool prints at home for less

I don’t know about you but I love filling empty walls with interesting prints.  There are some amazing prints available to buy and when budget allows I’ll purchase them but sometimes there are more walls in my house than my purse strings can stretch to and so I have to think outside the square to fill them. Here […]


Our home: YHG Mag March 15

I managed to get my hands on some piccy’s from Your Home & Garden’s March 2015 Magazine, including the picture above. Featuring our humble abode. And it’s making me a bit nostalgic given that I have changed a few things around in that time (because that’s just typical me and that’s just how I roll) but I am proud of what […]

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DIY: Transform your pendant lights

My dining room lights were purchased at a time when multi-strand pendants were a little less available then they are now.  True to form I wanted to reinvent mine in a way that made them appear a little less available and a lot more original. And so with $20 in my hot little hands I toddled off to one of the most fascinating places […]