Chairs · craft · Upholstery

Re-upholstering A Dining Room Chair – A Tutorial

Chair – a word that sends a shudder down the spine of my long-suffering husband, The Bavarian. With my renovation habit focusing heavily on chairs, he has more of less become conditioned to shouting “No. We are not taking it” whenever I look in the direction of a chair at a flea market, second hand shop or… Continue reading Re-upholstering A Dining Room Chair – A Tutorial

craft · Home

Making Your Home Unique With Flea Market Finds

By now it is probably pretty clear to you that I am seriously attracted to things other people are getting rid of. Be it at flea markets, garage sales or when passing a skip, I always have an eye out for objects with potential. Some of my favourite finds are pieces I picked up when… Continue reading Making Your Home Unique With Flea Market Finds

craft · garden · Home · upcycling

Solar Lights for The Garden & An Upcycle Tutorial

Last December, after much nagging from the children, I gave in and went shopping with them for a set of outdoor fairy lights for the front garden. Lots of our neighbours had put some up at the beginning of Advent and the boys had their hearts set on them. While I loved the look of… Continue reading Solar Lights for The Garden & An Upcycle Tutorial

Home · Parenting

Building A Chicken Coop – A Family Project

Its done. We’ve finally finished! It took us a while but we have completed our chicken coop and the girls have moved in. If you’ve read my post on preparing for chicken-keeping, you’ll know that I was on Pinterest looking for housing ideas. I know that prettiness is not the main consideration when planning a chicken… Continue reading Building A Chicken Coop – A Family Project

#homeetc · interiors · life with a toddler · Parenting · playroom · toddler

Creating a Play Area For A Toddler

Number Three is a full blown toddler now. There is no denying it. He has been walking for six months and he is getting more and more independent with playing.  When we got back from our post-Christmas holiday in Ireland, I realised it was time to re-arrange our play area so that he could have… Continue reading Creating a Play Area For A Toddler