Create a stunning, spring-fresh look on furniture

Would you like to give your furniture a clean, spring-fresh look? It’s easy with pastel colours and a floral transfer. Just in time for spring, it’s no surprise that florals and pretty colours are right up my alley. It’s probably my signature style. But I love it and the result turned out so nicely. Thank…

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 apply a furniture transfer over mineral paint

Like the look but not sure how to apply a furniture transfer? Don’t worry, they are so easy to do and look amazing. I’ve done quite a few pieces with furniture transfers. From chests of drawers to cabinets… and this one is the smallest yet. But the thing they all have in common is that…

How to paint wood furniture black successfully

To successfully paint wood furniture black is difficult. Top coats often turn out streaky. Fortunately I found a way to get a great result. Black and white are some of the hardest paint colours to finish well. Many thanks to Dixie Belle for sponsoring this post. This post includes gifted products and affiliate links so…

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…

The secret to simple and mess-free distressed furniture

Distressing furniture is messy. This makeover is how to create mess-free distressed furniture with a simple household item. It’s so easy you’ll be able to do it before you can say ‘shabby chic’. I found this wine cabinet while I was doing a furniture painting course. The one where I painted these blue and copper…

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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