£30 Rustic farmhouse table upcycle.

As many of you know, i’ve spent the past couple of months updating the kitchen/dining area. As of last month it was “finished” But a recent trip to Ikea this weekend forced me to realise it wasnt. Nope, not at all. Whilst strolling through the kitchen section of our local ikea, I fell in love … [Read more…]

DIY storage cabinet.

Last week you may have seen my first post showing the big kitchen makeover part two?  Link here if you haven’t or just fancy a re-cap. Well, I showed you all the new corner next the fridge, more specifically, i mentioned I would be showing you how we build the DIY storage cabinet thats now … [Read more…]

Big kitchen makeover- part two.

Earlier on in the Autumn (or late summer to be exact.) I finally pulled up my socks and started to transform one of my most hated rooms in the house. the kitchen. Little recap of the before and afters below (and you can find the full post link here.) Well, that side went well, but … [Read more…]

DIY Radiator cover.

Happy first day of Autumn! I know I’ve been banging on about it over my past few posts, but I really am so excited for these chilly days and cosy nights. Not to mention the holidays (Yep, I have spent a pretty penny on halloween decorations already!) Anyway, The beginning of Autumn means the heating … [Read more…]

#acosyhome

It was a month or so ago now I first decided to start my own hashtag. Anyone that knows me, reads my blog, follows my Insta or Facebook, knows i’m all about creating a comfortable, well presented, well fed household. I’m a homemaker through and through with the main goal being to create #acosyhome So … [Read more…]

The big kitchen makeover- Part 1.

When me moved in to our house 3 years ago, we had a month to decorate as many rooms as possible, before we moved in. Needless to say, the kitchen got a lick of paint and left. From there, once we where a little more settled other rooms started getting more work doe but the … [Read more…]

Fancying up the front door.

I’ve had this post planned since about march. I’m constantly spotting beautifully coloured front doors, I’d start shopping for replacement door accessories (silver instead of the gold we had on), and get so overwhelmed by finishes, prices, fixtures. I’d end up just putting it off. Then, I spotted a beautiful door whilst browsing Pinterest a … [Read more…]

Yet, another craft room update.

Out of the rooms in our home, I think the craft room has been given the most blog space so far. Rightly so I suppose, seen as this is where I work, its my room for creating, and I suppose what I create is a reflection of in here . If you can remember way back … [Read more…]

DIY: Outdoor Chalkboard art.

I mentioned way back in the Decking post about how I wanted to add some chalkboard art out there, I also said keep an eye out on a post about in a few weeks – well here we are with that post. There’s a big blank brick wall out there, and I figured chalk board … [Read more…]

DIY: Rustic Planter.

Back when I posted the gallery wall update post (here.) I added a little list at the bottom, a list of things in the living room left to do. Well, today i’m tackling one of those things. Filling the bottom shelves of the TV unit. On one side, I’ve placed a lantern that was originally … [Read more…]