Category Archives: DIY

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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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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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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Nifty Denim DIY Ottoman Crate with Storage an Ikea Hack

Personalized DIY Ottoman Using Jeans and a Wooden Crate

I'm always looking for a bit more storage and extra seating in my home. With this rustic denim DIY ottoman, I think I have a solution.   I love how practical and nifty this DIY ottoman is. When unexpected guests turn up it provides both seating and somewhere...
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Easy DIY decoupaged IKEA cake stand

Make Your Own Decoupaged IKEA Cake Stand

Ikea Cake Stand: The other week I was wandering around IKEA with a friend, spending way too much in the marketplace as usual. As I was popping yet more of their napkins into my basket, I also spotted some new glass plates.   My crafty brain cells began to...
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