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DIY Art Display Frame

DIY Art Display Frame

  This is a relatively simple project that will provide a nice place to display your children’s artworks.  What you’ll need: A large wooden picture frame Poster board or other heavy weight card Fabric in a neutral colour Scrapbooking letters Scrapbooking papers or glue Small pegs Twine Staple gun and staples Craft glue   What […]

3 Effective Storage Tips

3 Effective Storage Tips

  We all know there is a ton of great storage stuff out there! Here are some helpful tips when it comes to storage around your home. 1) Organize First; Buy Second. Even though it can be tempting to run to the shops and buy those pretty little storage containers, boxes and baskets –  STOP! […]

Home Decor Made Easy!

Home Decor Made Easy!

  Each of us will like our home decorated in a certain way, to our personal taste. Decorating our home does not need to be expensive, you just need to know what to do. Here are some tips which I hope you find useful! Bedroom Tips: Use white sheets and a white bed spread. You […]

DIY Bunting

DIY Bunting

  Bunting is a cute and simple way to rejuvenate a room and it is pretty easy to make and a great beginner sewing project. What you need for DIY bunting: Fabric in assorted colours/designs 3m bias binding in coordinating colour Sewing machine Thread Pins Scissors Template below What to do: Use template to cut […]

A Thrifty Cubby House Makeover

A Thrifty Cubby House Makeover

  When we moved into our new house recently we inherited a homemade cubby house that looked like this: Of course, being a creative mum, I was soon imagining how to turn this into a real feature in our yard where our children would have hours of fun. And this is more what I had […]

DIY Vintage Clothes Hanger Covers

DIY Vintage Clothes Hanger Covers

  This is an easy craft that will add a touch of vintage to your wardrobe and makes a great gift for the woman who has everything. You will need: Coat hangers Fabric Lace Bias binding Sewing machine What to do: Trace around coat hanger. This will be your template. (Or use ours below) Cut out […]

DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

  These DIY Pot Pourri Hearts are an old fashioned gift with a vintage design that are sure to impress that special mother in your life.  You will need: Homemade pot pourri (tutorial here) 10cm length of hessian or linen Ribbon Lace Buttons Sewing machine or needle and thread Scissors Template below  What to do: […]

Sanctuary Vs Shambles

Sanctuary Vs Shambles

  Wish your home was a little more “sanctuary” and a little less “shambles”? Read on for the pro’s tips on living with kids, clutter and chaos! When you first moved in to your home, what did you envisage life to be like there? Filling your home with love and happy memories, your dining table […]

DIY Cushion Cover In 30 Minutes

DIY Cushion Cover In 30 Minutes

  These are quick and easy to make and will add a pop of colour and fresh look to your furniture. You will need: Cushion insert Fabric Sewing machine Pins Scissors Thread Press fasteners (or buttons if you prefer) What to do: Trace around you cushion insert on paper. Cut one piece of fabric this […]

Easy Lounge Room Makeover

Easy Lounge Room Makeover

  We were recently given some lounges which was lovely because our children had taken to our previous ones and they weren’t in great knick. The only problem was that aesthetically they didn’t go with the blue carpet in our lounge room. So of course, my thrifty crafty nature loves a challenge so I grabbed […]