Archive of ‘Interiors & DIY’ category

Receiver beware…

Perusing the wonderful Martha Stewart’s site for Halloween inspiration, I came across some fun and original DIY ideas aided by Martha’s easy to download templates [with this potential postal strike however, you might need to send them by Owl Mail. Hee!]. These ‘Message in a Bottle Invitations’ are so pretty yet sinister, Make these using […] Read more…

DIY Vintage Printer’s Blocks

Now I love the look of battered and worn vintage printers and letterpress blocks. The trend of displaying these letters as decorations, spelling out words on tables and mantelpieces still prevails – but wouldn’t it be great to put them to use? I found a great home made DIY project to take these letters and […] Read more…

Getting Started

When I was young I was always drawing, cutting, pasting and creating something. Christmas and birthday presents were always painstakingly made candles in tea cups, fabric covered notebooks or personalised painted mugs (of the highly sophisticated kind). Sadly all that seems to have been lost along the way… So it is with great pleasure that […] Read more…

Oh!

Feeling slightly re-juvinated this afternoon…i LOVE this simple DIY project from Design Sponge – turning a plain Ikea set of drawers into a Mid-Century desirable! Read more…

Revolutionary Road

A good interior to me is equal to how foodies feel when they put a spoonful of exquisite buttery pastry in their mouth, or watch the beginnings of a chocolate souffle on a cookery channel…that melting, swooning, contented, undulating emotion. I feel the same way when I see a breathtaking interior in a film or […] Read more…

The Beat That My Heart Skipped

No one can ignore Valentines day as hard as they try –  love screams out from every corner in shiny reds and heart shaped silhouettes – so if you can’t beat ’em, why not join ’em – in your own style of course. I think that everyone in the know, and certainly this year of […] Read more…

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