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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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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The side table

Our first side table up cycle!! It’s been really hard to pick up old pieces of furniture to up-cycle in Christchurch for a reasonable price. I came across a great little occasion table off trade me from Nurse Maude which seem to have great bargains all the time (don’t auction battle me).  It’s summer here in New Zealand and I really…

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