I have painted one wall black in my teenage sons room. Is black going to work in such a small room I hear you ask? It was a nail-biting experience for me but it’s done and the world is still spinning so I think the black wall is here to stay! Here is… Continue reading Black and White
That’s right a lamp covered in plastic army men! It’s a little crazy but I have been wracking my brain with what to do with toys my thirteen year old son no longer plays with. He is still rather attached to his army toys and his Nerf guns and he is not keen for me to put them in the donation… Continue reading Plastic Army Men Lamp!
It is time to start ripping up another room and this one is going to be our teenage sons bedroom. Here’s the rather horrible before shots of the room It’s the smallest bedroom and optimistically we had thought we could rip out and redo this room in no time at all…but no. We have very rotten… Continue reading Here we go again!
I have always wanted to make a quilt but with my very limited skills at sewing I’ve never been brave enough to make one. Then on Pinterest I saw this quilt made by Cinnaberry Suite made out of old t-shirts. When I saw how straight forward it was I thought, I could do that! For one I have a… Continue reading T-Shirt Quilt
A friend came to me with a chair she had brought on Trade Me ( New Zealand online trading site) for $10. My friend had liked a chair I made-over last year and she asked if I could do something similar with her chair. Here is the chair I made over when we were working on our lounge room I… Continue reading Makeover a $10 Chair
Mothers are suckers for anything homemade so if you are looking for some inspiration here are a few things that I have made in the past that would make great gifts for Mothers Day. Spoon Plant Markers Spotty Throw Lip Balm Picture on wood Terrarium Blackboard Labelled Jars Of course she may also enjoy something sweet to go with… Continue reading D.I.Y Mothers Day Gift Ideas
Well Chelsea’s bedroom is done and we moved everything in on the weekend, Dan and I are worn out but it was worth it to see the look on her face when she saw her new bedroom! Here are some shots of the room before we started, it was the Master bedroom before we did the old… Continue reading Chelseas Bedroom, Before And After Pictures!