As part of my Easter decor this year, I wanted to incorporate over-sized Easter eggs, to sit on top of my mercury glass pillar candle holders. I decided to make myself a couple, out of paper mache.
Although you see Easter tree’s everywhere now, I can only credit my mother as inspiration for mine. My mum is my inspiration for a lot in my life, but especially her frugal decorating savvy. I can vividly remember my mum painting an antique sleigh white, and using it in the most unconventional way… as a… Continue reading easter tree
My little-est mister is turning 1 in just a week. I still can’t believe a year can go by so quickly. Just a year ago today I was in false labour for the 2nd time in a week…and it continued like that till our little Oliver decided it was finally time and I went into… Continue reading little mister party invitation
On a trip to the fabric store earlier this week (to finally commit to a fabric for my french chair re-upholstery project) I found a gorgeous fabric that I knew would look fantastic on our reclaimed yellow couch. I bought a metre of it and instantly recalled a tutorial from Teal and Lime for the easiest… Continue reading diy envelope pillow covers
I have said before how much I love fresh flowers. I love the way they instantly add brightness and happiness to any space they adorn. I don’t really have a preference for a specific type of flower but I have a particular fondness for spring bulbs and flowering branches. We planted an ornamental cherry tree… Continue reading spring flower arranging
I finally finished updated our family gallery wall. It is located on the staircase wall, which is a huge space, and I tried to fill it as best I could. I started with an assortment of black frames, that were already hung in the staircase but lacked personality. With a little updating and some other… Continue reading staircase gallery wall
As always, I planned a couple of projects for the weekend and I had hoped to finish my gallery wall before my curtains but I ran out of spray paint so the curtains were finished first. Boy oh boy am I happy with that decision. I have never been this happy with a diy project… Continue reading painted drop cloth curtains?yes!