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Napkin Decoupaged IKEA Autumn lamp

After the success of my last old Ikea lamp I thought I would try another. I chose this Autumn themed one because I liked the colours. 109 more words


Thrift store finds of the week

Now, I don’t wanna bore you with some details but me and my childhood friend Iana (who has a family and a kid now!) have a thrift store find competition for a couple of years now, and it’s about to get UGLY! 309 more words


What about nature's worth, what about us

*Credit for the title here goes to Michael Jackson’s Earth Song*

The point here is a big nod to eco/green fashion movement. Since I’m not new to this concept, I choose to make my statement right here, right now and, as expected, there’s a long story behind that choice. 1,021 more words


The ridiculous price of pots!

As I have some leftover paint in Annie Sloanes tester pots I thought I would have a bash at painting some outdoor pots. I also thought it would be a good chance to try making my own chalk paint as well for comparison, to see how it stands up. 238 more words

Self Sufficiency

Revamped Needlework Box ( this has taken a year)

It shouldn’t have taken a year but I ran out of steam after I had finished prepping it. You can see from the first pic that it was covered in the ubiquitous 40’s varnish. 455 more words


Pixie Green - Furniture Upcycling

Evening Vintage Lovers,

So it’s been a while since we last caught up. My excuse?! We’ve recently moved home and with that comes muscle pain you never knew existed, and bucket loads of inspiration. 269 more words


Aha! It appears to have worked.

Thought I would have a bash at regrowing my spring onions (scallions)  but cut them right down to just above the roots, before I read you were supposed to leave the whole root on. 208 more words

Self Sufficiency