Category: Tips

Clever tips to customise your home

Orange and Clove Pomanders

Since I can remember my mother has always made Orange Pomanders at Christmas and since she was back in the UK we decided to carry on the ritual this year. It’s a lovely festive thing to do over the weekend, extremely easy and results in the most heavenly…

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Dip Dye Utensils

This is a great little diy project if you want to inject some fun into your kitchen or if you want to make a homemade gift for a friend. I made these for a lovely friend of mine who has just bought her first flat. What you’ll need…

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Christmas Homeware Gift Guide

It’s that time of year when the panic is starting to set in about what to buy our nearest and dearest. I haven’t done my Christmas shopping yet but it seems to be at the forefront of my mind everyday looming over me like a darkish…

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Lovely Free Printables

I wanted to do a quick round up of some of the free printables that I’ve found whilst roaming the internet. I did a previous post called ‘Easy Art’ where I shared a few of the free printables I’ve used around the flat to…

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Ikea Hack // Moppe Makeover

I wanted to share another Ikea hack that’s so easy peasy you can do it in just over an hour. I love trying to find ways to upscale items I already have rather than buying something new. I’ve had a number of these Moppe drawers throughout…

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Washi Tape Wall

Washi tape has become a bit of a (minor) phenomenon in the UK having finally made it’s way over from Japan. Washi tape is basically a type of Japanese masking tape made from rice paper which comes in an endless supply of colours and patterns. It’s…

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Easy Art

Like most people (I think!) I have a dream of owning a sophisticated and varied collection of art that is casually hung around my home and is a talking point for all who visit. However the truth is I have neither the money nor the knowledge to make this dream…

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Ikea Keepers

Whether you love it or hate it we have all had a run in with Ikea at some point in our lives. Personally I love the place. My husband and I think an evening spent at Ikea with a meatball supper is an excellent date night, but that probably says…

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Spruce Up Your Bathroom

Whether you are renting or have bought your own house, the bathroom is often the least desirable spot! They’re also often the last place you want to invest money (especially if you’re renting!). Here are some cheap essential items that I find will make any bathroom…

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Simple Ikea Coffee Table Hack

This coffee table upscale idea has been around for a while and is by no means an original idea of mine but it’s so easy and great I had to share it. This table is perfect if you haven’t got lots of space or you like…

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