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Prepping Bottles for Crafty Decor

How I Remove Labels from Glass Bottles

When browsing Pinterest for the latest and greatest in the world of arts and crafts or DIY projects, more often than not, I find a lot of up-cycled ideas using empty wine or liquor bottles. 535 more words

Empty Bottles

Where to find pallet boards?

There are several options for pallet boards. The most desirable, are obviously free pallet boards. The best places I’ve seen to score free pallets are sites like… 69 more words

Thinking Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving on our mind already? Dare I say it…. Thanksgiving is the 27th of November – less that 4 months away now! That’s just enough time to get sewing on our “Tie One On Day” aprons. 70 more words


Upcycled Cat Beds

Biccy loves these old items that have been upcycled into adorable cat beds.

(source: I Can Has Bed?)


Nested tables

The older I get, the more I love upcycling furniture. I’m obsessed with browsing for retro pieces on Trade Me and I look at op shop furniture sections like some girls check out jewellery stores. 169 more words

Thrifty Tuesdays

When the gin has finished...

When the gin is finished, the Hendrick’s bottle keeps on giving; the bottle serving as a vessel for dainty blooms (lavender from my balcony garden). (And fear not, an unopened backup bottle was on hand).

Bedroom Chapter 4.

The Six Quid Bed.

Pictured below is the bed in its original state; bog standard, chocolate brown, faux leather.

I’d seen a lovely mink grey replacement when out shopping, but being priced at nearly a grand (did include mattress though) I resigned myself to having to roll my sleeves up and set to work converting what we had. 404 more words