Category Archives: Crafts

A Simple, Affordable and beautiful DIY Feather Lampshade

IKEA Rigolet Hack A DIY Feather Lampshade

Slowly I've been doing up my dining room and I'm loving the results. It's becoming one of a bit quirky room with a touch of glam. And I've just added to the fun with this beautiful feather lampshade.   On a recent trip to London, I popped into one...
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How To Make a Fun Wall Key Holder From Junk

Upcycle Scrap Wood Into a Unique Wall Key Holder

I seem to spend half my life looking for my keys especially my car keys. What I need to do is put them in the same place every time so I know where they are!   That's why I decided to make a fun wall key holder for...
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Map Art How to Make a Unique Pet Portrait

Create Some Unique Map Art With A Pet Portrait

Would you love to have some personalized original artwork on your walls but don't think your painting skills are up to it? That's me!   You'd love a portrait of your pet or a loved one but know that when you finished painting, it would probably look nothing...
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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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