Choosing lighting for your home

The right choice of interior lighting can add so much to the look and feel of your space. There are a few things you should consider from the start of your light purchasing process to ensure you have all your ducks in a row to really optimise your home’s lighting.

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Why we’ve broken up with Kmart

We used to be great friends, joining the great race for a ladder shelf, daily trips to get our hands on a copper geo candle holder.. but things have changed – see why.

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Making a sideboard out of a cabinet

Making a sideboard out of a cabinet is easy. We take you through how we made a TradeMe purchase come to life with hairpin legs .

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DIY – Herringbone Table

I managed to get my hands on a really funky mid-century style table. It was in reasonable condition so I was on the hunt for some inspiration to up-cycle the table. I have always admired the geometric designs that people are starting to incorporate into their designs, they take a bit of skill and patience…

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How to achieve balayage drawers

I find my self pinning all these stunning shots on my pinterest account of other peoples up-cycled furniture.  One thing that has caught my eye multiple times is a balayage effect on the individual drawers, balayage is a gradual lightning effect (it may be a hair definition but we will use it here haha). I…

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My Healing loline restoration

 My friends and I have been toying with the idea of doing a fridge to fridge.  This is where you get on your bike have a few at one place and then off to the next.  I didn’t have a bike so thought a vintage gem would be right on the money! I was instantly…

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Upcycling Nesting Tables

Nesting tables, everyones grand parents had them (probably still do).  They are the table that we often think are a bit nasty because if the treatments to the wood and the fact that your nana paired them with lovely doilies and the 1970s lamp which had a really dodgy light switch. With a bit of…

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