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!
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
Recently I found a reading chair for the office for just $39.00 at Freedom Furniture! Yes that’s right I got a chair for under $40! Add a colorful cushion……….. ……..and the room now becomes a more inviting space. Now, remember the pink curtains from the Master bedroom before we made it over? No? Well here’s a… Continue reading Come in and take a seat!
You may have noticed the shade we have hanging in our new Master bedroom here……. and here……. I have a stack of old light shades amongst my mothers old craft things, in fact I remember her decorating them with various cane and fringes which would’ve been the ‘bomb’ in the 80s I’m sure! I always thought the… Continue reading Naked Light Shade!
Traditionally our family get a Christmas tree the first weekend of December and because all the painting is done in the Master bedroom…. I finally have some time to work on making tree decorations and I have started with making super easy pom-pom flowers with crepe paper and ribbon I cut a roll of crepe paper into thirds giving… Continue reading Paper Pom Pom Flower Decorations