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…

How to use black wax on furniture for impact

Black wax on furniture can have a dramatic impact. It takes something monotone and plain and gives it dimension and character. This footstool was £5 from a charity shop. It was something my parents spotted for me. It’s always great to have family and friends on the treasure hunt too! As I mentioned in my…

Guide to an easy handmade gift idea for Father’s Day

Looking for a handmade gift for Father‘s Day? Here’s a guide to an easy and personalised tool hook project that you can DIY in under 2 hours. This project took 1-2 hours, so there’s time left if you’re looking for a handmade gift before Father’s Day. My neighbour was throwing away old wooden beams from…

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