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 to execute.  With a free weekend ahead I thought “RIGHT … Continue reading DIY – Herringbone Table

Kmart Ladder Shelf

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 want to make the most of the great weather we … Continue reading The side table

Voodoo Molly Vintage Paints

Voodoo Molly Vintage Paint This week we had the opportunity to use a new paint. I picked up a table for $1.50 off TradeMe last week so was perfect for testing. You will be shocked at how little preparation and expertise is needed to transform your shabby and tired furniture into custom bespoke pieces. No stripping, no undercoat and no wax formula will make your … Continue reading Voodoo Molly Vintage Paints

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 creativity and patience you can create a piece that the … Continue reading Upcycling Nesting Tables