So here’s my latest DIY post for you. I made this little string of bunting a few weeks ago using some stuff I already had lying around. I used some Cath Kidston oilcloth swatches which I bought from their St Neots Factory store, but any oilcloth fabric would work. I quite simply cut the rectangular swatches into triangles by roughly slicing off the edges. I then used a normal paper hole punch to make holes in the top of the triangle.…

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I have a sewing machine but it’s a right hassle getting it out and setting it up, and threading the bloody bobbin every time. So if I can find a way to cheat my sewing needs then I will! I recently took a trip to Ikea and picked up a big plain white cushion with an attached cover. It was only £3, and I thought I would buy it and do myself a DIY project using some of the pretty fabrics…

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So I recently showed you this little drawer chest that I picked up from a charity shop for only £1. It was kind of ugly, but sometimes I feel like I have to buy something when I get an idea in my head. So I decided to buy it and then finally got round to giving it it’s little make over and I’m quite happy with it! It’s made of some kind of cheap wood and it isn’t excellent quality, but…

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The same day I made my DIY clothes hangers, I also decided to use the same paint to revamp an ugly piece of my furniture! I’ve had this ugly little pine chest hidden in my built in wardrobe forever. I had even painted the wooden knob on the drawer pink in my teen years! Gross. Luckily it was hidden away from view but I did use it as storage. So as I was painting away at my hangers, I decided to…

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When I take photos of my new fashion buys for my blog, I usually hang them on a boring naff plastic hanger and then on nail on my wall. Not only does it look a bit tacky but it doesn’t do my new item much justice either, hanging from something so ugly. So I had been hunting for a while for some pretty hangers to use instead. I saw lots of those silky hangers, but these were too narrow and also…

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As a lover of all things antique and pretty, I like collecting big old iron keys. There’s just something so mysterious and a little bit ‘Alice in Wonderland’ about them, and I remember as a little girl I used to love collecting keys as I thought they were really important! Now I’m a grown up.. I still like collecting them, and I use them to add decorative features to my bedroom. I simply tie pieces of colourful ribbon through the keys,…

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