• Furniture Upcycling Ideas

    Furniture Upcycling Ideas

    Furniture Upcycling  Ideas There are endless things you can do with Furniture Upcycling for your home. I think it’s better to ignore the trends (unless your selling) and upcycle your pieces exactly the way you want them. I have upcycled thousands of pieces over the years, and I love experimenting with different styles. Sometimes you […]


  • Sew A Kimono

    Sew a bed sheet into a Kimono in under an hour It’s my final Challenge with eBay Ireland. eBay have challenged me to create something new from something old. If you want to check out the other two challenges, you can find them HERE and HERE. Even though these challenges were quite hard (they don’t […]


  • Painting Tiles

    What you need to know before Painting Tiles Painting tiles is only a temporary solution. They are not going to last forever and be absolutely perfect. So keeping in mind its a temporary solution, this does not work on any type of tile. I love testing paint and seeing how well it holds up. A […]


  • Upcycled Wash bag

    Ebay set me a challenge to create something new from something old, using Ebay.ie. I always accept a challenge and set off to see could I create something unexpected and different. It’s great fun to open your creative mind and have a play around with all the possibilities. I headed over to http://www.ebay.ie picked up […]


  • Removing Chalk paint

    removing chalk paint

      I really didn’ t think that I would be un-cycling a piece of furniture but here we are. I often get asked how do you remove chalk paint to get it back to the wood grain and this was the perfect project to share how to do that. Ercol Mid Century furniture is hands […]


  • Best way to get the perfect colour

    Best way to get the perfect colour with Crown Colour Key Reader This is really a game changer. I don’t know how I even lived without it. I have spent many years hunting and chasing colours mostly trying to match up come colour I have seen on random objects. This little gadget does so much. […]


  • DIY Hendricks Gin Lamp

    diy hendricks gin lamp

    I love the shape of the Hendrick’s Gin bottle, it’s one of those Bottles that you hang onto and don’t want throw it into the recycling because it’s got too much potential. DIY Hendricks Bottle Lamp I drew out this cucumber shape (Hendricks Gin is made with Cucumber and Rose Botanicals) I cut the shape […]