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  • Annie Sloan painted plastic upcycle Home Made Productions
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Painted upcycled plastic

    I guess like a lot of schools, my daughters’ school has a lost property plastic problem. These are the unnamed and unclaimed items from half a school year. As I hate waste,…

  • Rustoleum wreath how to Home Made Productions
    Ikea Hacks, Made, Upcycle Projects

    Rustoleum wreath

    Yup another day another wreath. ‘Tis the season after all. For our front door I wanted a large matte simple wreath so when I saw this 50cm beauty at IKEA I grabbed…

  • Painted piano colour block Home Made Productions
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Painted piano

    I grew up with a piano in the house and I really wanted my girls to too. But there always seemed to be something better to spend the money on. And then…

  • Ikea lack hack lego table Home Made Productions
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Ikea lack lego table hack

    In October 2016 – a mere 7 days after moving in – we made this Lego table for my eldest. A spare IKEA LACK side table + 15 mins = I swear…

  • Plant hanger easy how to Home Made Productions
    Made, Other Creations

    Plant hanger V3.0

    I love plants so when I spotted this stunning vanilla orchid for 19,95€  I couldn’t resist putting it in the car and driving it back to England. It’s a hanging plant which…

  • Wicker bench spray paint upcycle rustoleum
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Blue bench

    I was on the look out for second hand reasonable garden furniture for a client when I spotted this photo on Facebook market. The lady was selling the greenhouse behind but I…

  • How to make lavender bags Poppy and Daisy Liberty Print fabric
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    Lavender bags

    Another summer, another lavender post. Last summer I shared how to make bouteille de lavande (lavender bottles) so this summer we thought we would make lavender bags with my mum’s lavender. Here are the little…

  • Annie Sloan Lem Lem chair chalk paint Oxfam
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Lem Lem V2.0

    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 are…

  • Annie Sloan challk paint painted Christmas baubles
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    Chalk paint fruit

    Last Christmas I saw Jonathon Marc Mendes‘ Annie Sloan chalk painted Christmas baubles shared on social media and I thought wow! I love the fact that you can paint anything with chalk…