DIY Black Metal Bookcase

DIY Bookcase If you’re an acquirer of pretty things (hoarder) like me, you need lots of storage! I managed to keep most of the rooms in the cottage clutter free. So where did it go? To the guest room/office/dumping ground … Continue reading

DIY Dining Bench

It’s really important that our kitchen and dining area feels relaxed and cosy, with chilled vibe. Both for us and guests. Instead of a set of table and chairs, we opted for a dining bench. We decided on the bench ages … Continue reading

The Cottage – Nearing The End

When I started writing this blog post a couple of weeks ago, I was talking about the slow progress since the last update. But… in the two or so weeks that it’s been living in the ‘drafts’ folder a sh*t … Continue reading

The Easiest Veg Garden Ever – No Soil Required!

A few years ago I was mad into growing my own veg. Unfortunately it’s gone by the wayside a bit. There’s nothing more satisfying than walking out to your garden and picking fresh vegetables for that day’s dinner. In saying … Continue reading

6 of the Best Ikea Hacks

My budget for the cottage isn’t massive (as in non-existent). So I’ve been checking out Ikea for bits and pieces but I hate the idea of having something really plain so I started to look up Ikea hacks. Here’s some … Continue reading

DIY Christmas Ruffle Wreath

Prestigious Textiles have organised a DIY Christmas advent calender. Bloggers take on a day each. So today is my day and I’m going to show you how to make a super easy, beautiful ruffle wreath. First here’s what you need: … Continue reading

Chalkboard Storage Jars

I really needed some extra storage in my kitchen. As any of my friends will know I have a serious, irrational issue with plastic food containers! So I bought some glass jars. They look like they should be full of … Continue reading