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When you’ve got a lot of decorating to do in your house, the easiest room to start with is the bedroom! I work with Kellie and she moved in to her new house about 18 months ago and wanted me to help her get some decorating finished. This room had…

I did this project a while ago and thought I’d share it again.  It was super easy and has made a big difference to how I use this room. Shamefully it was a huge mess (and mostly still is!). It’s a walk-in storage room off my laundry. During Winter it…

If you’ve been hanging around on my blog for a while you’ll know that I am quite obsessed with succulents and growing them. My girlfriend gave me a few from her garden a while ago and since then I have been moving and spreading them around. You can see from…

Is your dining table looking a little tired? I see so many tables for sale on our local buy, swap, sell pages that have good bones and a good shape, they just need a serious sand (to rid themselves of that orange stain) or a paint job. Or even better,…

This balm can be used anywhere on your body. Use as a lip balm, put on chapped or chaffed skin, on your elbows, face if you have any inflamed dry patches. It contains nourishing ingredients like coconut oil and Shea butter so can be used just about anywhere on your…

A couple of weeks ago I picked up this huge piece of canvas from a Facebook marketplace. It was already painted with some pinks/grey/black. It measured about 1.5m x 1m and was only $20. That’s definitely a bargain! You can buy unstretched canvas from craft stores too so if you’re…

There’s no need to struggle with a stuffy nose and congestion this winter when you make your own natural vapour rub. Free of toxins too! Until recently I used store bought vapour rubs like everyone else, until I started reading about what was in those jars/sticks. I don’t know why…

If you’re after a really simple project that will take minutes then make your own reed diffuser. Plus it’s cheap! Store bought reed diffusers are often filled with synthetic and hormone disrupting fragrance so making your own low-tox version is a winner. How to I bought the jar and reeds here.…

If you want something on your outdoor table which makes a statement, then a bowl full of succulents is a great place to start. They are so easy to create yourself. Anyone can do it. Now, succulents won’t grow well inside. They are much more suited to outdoors. Here’s a…

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