Why old shutters are great for a rented retail booth

Old shutters for rented retail booth can be a great solution to challenges such as how to display products without a wall. Firstly, and the reason why I’m giving old shutter doors a makeover in this post, is to avoid making holes in retail space walls. Holes can be a pain to fix and in…

How to redecorate plain decor with a new lease of life

You don’t need to buy new decor! You can redecorate plain decor and give it a fresh new look with paint and a little creativity. I have three decor projects to share today. Three ways to give a little bit more personality to some good quality pieces. It’s not always worth upcycling something. Some things…

How to repurpose a CD rack into something beautiful

Have an old CD rack that you don’t use? Repurpose CD rack and make something beautiful. Here’s how to transform one into a jewellery holder. How often do you have something you don’t use anymore and think the only solution is to sell it or give it away? But what if you could keep it and…

How to update a wooden mirror with a pretty furniture transfer

Need to update a wooden mirror with a new lease of life? See how paint and a pretty furniture transfer turns boring into a statement piece. I’m excited to share today’s post with you as it’s a collaboration with my friend, Sara, from Birdz of a Feather. Sara had a similar mirror so we challenged…

How to add patterns to home decor for an original look

Want to add patterns to home decor without buying new pieces? All you need is your current decor and a stencil you like. Patterned decor can be expensive because by its nature, it’s more unique. So, updating things you already own is a great way for a fresh look. And when it’s time for another…

How to upcycle a children’s globe in 5 easy steps

Have a children’s globe you want to upcycle? Here’s how to take it from a toy to a pretty piece of decor, in 5 easy steps. Globes are a lovely thing for kids to have. They’re fun to spin and there’s always somewhere new to discover. But once you get older, a colourful map is…

Beautiful update for furniture with simple flower transfer

Furniture can be entirely transformed with something as easy as a simple flower transfer to give it a whole new lease of life. Between that and a coat of paint, this piece was entirely transformed. This fire screen cost £4.25* from a charity shop. I rarely say no to a piece like this. Wood? Yes.…

You’ll never guess why someone wanted my first upcycling project

And the reason you won’t guess is because even I can’t quite believe it. I started upcycling in 2018 and this was my first ever project. I excitedly bought a peacock stencil and some pens for glass and mirrors. It’s funny that what I’m most known for are my flower and bird furniture pieces and…

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