• Dulux Sapphire Salute
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Sapphire Salute stool

    Spring (OK I’m a bit early) is the time of year I assess how many plants I’ve managed to kill during the winter. I love having plants in the house, sadly they…

  • Plant hanger how to
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    Plant hanger V2.0

    Last June, I went home to France for a weekend and had an unexpected crush: a senecio radicans (or string of bananas). The crush was so hard, that I brought it back in…

  • IKEA MARIUS stool table hack
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Marius with flowers on top

    I am currently redecorating my girls’ shared bedroom with a more grown up floral, pink, black and gold palette. I had a spare black IKEA MARIUS stool but I needed a small table…

  • Pink and Green Dulux paint colour Palette
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    Pink and green styleboard

    Inspired by my current love of pink and green, I made this Dulux paint palette based around my favourite pink: Pink Nevada 6, and complimented by two tones of green Highland Green and Fresh…

  • Annie Sloan Lem Lem Oxfam Chalk paint
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    Lem Lem

    Last October Annie Sloan launched a new colour of Chalk Paint: Lem Lem “A soft, warm green, inspired by fields of alliums that Annie saw in Ethiopia, grown by women farmers who…

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    Christmas giving

    My husband and I try to teach our daughters that Christmas is about giving, not just presents but giving love, care and thought to others. So when my daughter asked if we…

  • Pantone Ultra Violet
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    Ultra Violet styleboards

    Have you heard the news? PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet is colour of the year for 2018! This is big news and you will soon see it popping up in the shops on clothes and…

  • DIY oversized Christmas wreath hula hoop
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    Wreath

    This is the first wreath I made. I made it the first Christmas I spent with my now husband. It has been on our door in London, Dubai, Toronto (photo below –…

  • DAS White Air Drying Modelling Clay Christmas ornaments
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    Air dry clay ornaments

    So whilst searching Pinterest for cheap ways to make Christmas ornaments to raise money for my eldest’s classroom budget, I discovered DAS White Air Drying Modelling Clay. Sold. This is what I…

  • Doll house update
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    Dolls’ house update

    Two Christmases ago, my eldest got a dolls’ house from her grandparents. It was a find on eBay and after a lick of paint and some stained floors, it looked great (click…

  • Gold copper pinecones
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    Pine cones

    My youngest daughter collected pine cones for her woodland Birthday party and I didn’t want them to go to waste. They are so beautiful. As I have a collection of spray paint…