Recent Posts by Claire Armstrong

The Best Chalk Paint For A Unique Cupboard Upcycle

Using The Best Chalk Paint, Decoupage and Decals for A Creative Cupboard Upcycle

It's about time I had a proper grown-up dining room. So slowly I have been moving out all my craft clutter and doing up the room. Included in this transformation is my fabulously creative cupboard upcycle, with the best chalk paint.   I'd bought this...
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Five of the Best Upcycled Mother’s Day Gifts .

The Best Upcycled Mother's Day Gifts from Pillarboxblue

If your English and reading this you may think that this post is a bit late. (In the UK we celebrated Mother's Day in March). However, the rest of the world seems to celebrate Mother's Day in May.   I grew up in Hong Kong where despite being...
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How To Make A Stunning Wall Planter From Broken Plates

How to Transform Broken Crockery into a Beautiful Mosaic Wall Planter

When my eldest son accidently broke my favourite plate, whilst silently screaming on the inside, on the outside, I was calm. I just put the plate to one side. I couldn't bare to throw it away.   My favourite plate was beyond repair but I...
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The Most Unique Ways to Hack Moppe Ikea Mini Drawers

Amazing and Clever Ikea Mini Drawers (Moppe) Hacks

Moppe is the name Ikea gives to those cute unfinished birch desktop draws.   I don't know why they call them that. I put Moppe into google translate and it didn't come up with anything of meaning so I just think it's one of those random Swedish...
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Fun Pineapple Crafts Projects You Will Love To Make

Fun and Unique Pineapple Crafts Ideas You'll Love

Why Pineapple crafts? To me, the pineapple is the king of fruit.  Mangoes and passion fruit may be slightly tastier but they just don't look as good.  I hate to admit it, but I'm easily seduced by great looking packaging. As far as fruit go, the pineapple wins hands down in the looks...
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Simple and Brilliant Ikea Moppe Hack With Maps

How To Pimp An Ikea Moppe With Maps And Leather

Ok, the idea is that when you buy something from IKEA that is unfinished you finish it! When I say unfinished I don't mean the assembly bit I mean the varnishing and paint. A classic example of an IKEA unfinished product is the IKEA Moppe.   If...
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