Repurpose, upcycle, relove.

Something I really struggle with is seeing things go to waste when they could have a second lease of life. When it comes to furniture I’m pretty sure there is enough of everything already in existence to go around, you just have to think a bit creatively. Just because one person doesn’t want something, that…

Chalk Kids – Creative ways to upcycle Terracotta pots.

It’s double the blog treats today as my new monthly feature over at Chalk Kids just went live. Click here to find out more as I get creative with some little bargain plant pots. You can also find a hearty, healthy recipe I shared earlier today here for some yummy dinner inspiration.

She Shed? Garden Room? Heaven.

  She Shed, Garden Room, Small Wooden Box? Call it what you like, but I will call it Heaven. It’s finished, well almost, nothing is ever truly finished in this house but I’m pretty damn close. I was determined to have it done and dusted before the garden becomes a giant muddy hole next week, I knew it…

How to make a Dinosaur planter, for kids and big kids alike.

What do you get a dinosaur mad 5 year old, who owns all the dinosaurs in the world, who has a mother who is quite possibly a little dinosaur weary, for their birthday? A living dinosaur of course! Take 1 used and discarded toy, repurpose it, give it a more modern, visually pleasing makeover and you’ve swapped…

Dear Pinterest…

If you’re anything like me you have an extensive Pinterest ‘I will one day make’ list. When I get excited about something I may have a slight tendency towards getting a little carried away. Read slight and little as huge thunderous, unstoppable ball of raging determination, frantic brainstorming/ pinning. Copious Pixlr collages later and no…

Just call me Banksy.

I’m having a bit of a love affair with spray paint at the moment, or to quote my husband “bloody hell, it’s like living with fucking Banksy”. Mint is my colour of the month. With a touch of pink thrown into the mix for a lovely contrast. The spray paint I have used is Montana…